Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Worst Punishment Ever

  We’re approaching the end of the summer here in the Northeast, and the kids have been together for approximately seventy days straight. They have swum, rode bikes, looked for starfish, played tag, and jumped on the trampoline…together. They have … Continue reading

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My Superhero, Sensory Boy

    My boy is happy, happier than I’ve ever seen him, and my heart could burst. From the moment he was born, JJ seemed to be uncomfortable in his own skin. For the first year of his life, he … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Psycho

The kids and I were about to get off the Maine turnpike after driving three hours in the pouring rain. When I got off at the toll, I realized I was in the wrong lane, so I put my arrow … Continue reading

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What Our Kids Can Learn from Phineas and Ferb

  Like most everything with parenting, the reality of my summer has been proven dramatically different than my (splendid) expectations. Summer has always been my favorite season. I have fond memories of my own childhood: reading books under our backyard … Continue reading

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