I Wish I Hadn’t Done Drugs

November 11, 2017

Guys- I wish I hadn’t done drugs when I was younger.  I have been sober for a little more than a dozen years.  For me, substances, of […]

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Disciplining Children

November 5, 2017

Guys- I used to think that disciplining kids was about making them – making you guys – understand.  Understand the world, understand why you shouldn’t be selfish, […]

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What is Dying?

October 20, 2017

Decker, You asked me about dying today.  You’ve asked me about it a few times recently.  You know that Mandy’s aunt was buried, and you thought that […]

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October 2017

October 8, 2017

Guys, What’s been happening lately? Deck- you are about six weeks into McDonogh.  You seem to be loving it.  You are testing your muscle with Mom and […]

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Grodey Manoody

September 10, 2017

Boys- Right now, when things in our house, they aren’t just gross, they are “grodey manooooooody.”  I think Gibby coined the term a month or so ago. […]

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Summer Always Moves Fast

August 27, 2017

Guys- We got back from our annual trip to the beach yesterday.  You guys had tons of fun.  Everyone did.  All of your cousins were there.  Grandma […]

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Creating vs. Finding Happiness

July 29, 2017

Boys- I think part of the secret of life is learning how to manage yourself – learning how to regulate your emotions and make sure that you […]

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New Developments

July 16, 2017

Hey Guys- You guys just started showering about two weeks ago.  It seems as though baths have come and gone.  It’s pretty crazy, as a parent, knowing […]

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Aunt Heather and Uncle Andrew Got Married!

June 28, 2017

Hey Guys- This past weekend, Aunt Heather and Uncle Andrew got married in San Francisco.  Decker, it was your third time in California and, Gibby, it was […]

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Gibson – You’re Three Years Old!!

June 11, 2017

Gibson, You were three years old one week ago.  You had a big party with all your friends from Bryn Mawr Little School and elsewhere.  It was […]

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