King of Potchky

April 2, 2012

I live with the King of Potchky. It’s almost as if at the slightest mention of moving his body faster, his body inadvertently (or extremely purposely as the case may be) starts moving even slower! In case you are unfamiliar with the word potchky, it is a yiddish word that has always meant something similar to dilly dally in my […]

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Do life preservers help if you wear them 24/7?

February 6, 2012

I struggled for quite some time about what Drew was going to do for camp. You may remember Camp Mom where I explained my frustration with camp plans in October. One of my largest concerns with big boy camp was the pool aspect of camp. I have not been quiet about Drew’s inability (at times) to effectively listen to instructors. […]

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What’s inner peace?

January 3, 2012

Last week I celebrated the ten year anniversary of my 21st birthday. This anniversary coupled with the conclusion of 2011, really got me thinking about where I’ve been, what I’ve done and where I’m going. I’ve only been able to legally drink for ten years, vote for thirteen, drive for fifteen. Yet what I’ve accomplished, created, in those thirty one […]

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Bumpy Ride

December 12, 2011

There has been a whole heck of a lot of packing going on in the last few weeks. And with all the packing I’ve done, I decided that packing for a trip has got to be the worst! Don’t get me wrong, packing glasses and weird shaped objects in such a way that nothing breaks is no day in the […]

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Back in the land of the living!

December 6, 2011

It’s amazing how in less than one weeks time, a dirty gross pile of bricks can become your home. Walking around our empty townhouse when we were all packed up, it looked like a skeleton of a home that it once was. And now that we are relatively unpacked and our things are filling up our freshly made over house, […]

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November 17, 2011

It’s official, we own two homes. At the very beginning of this process I said that things would have to align for this whole scenario to work. And although the elements of our new home started to come together, there was so much uncertainty with our current home that it was hard to get excited. Yesterday we closed on our […]

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Mommy Needs a Nap

October 25, 2011

I have found my least patient time of day is the fifteen minutes before naptime or bedtime. It could be the most successful day full of fun but around 2:15 or 7:45 Tyrant Mommy comes out. It’s similar to the monster that comes out when these children are due for sleep, but it’s my temper tantrum. It used to be […]

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Moving on up…

October 24, 2011

I have a confession, I haven’t exactly been forthcoming in the last couple of months. May sound strange since I offer up stories about my life and my feelings so freely. I’m not sure the blogger responsibility in sharing intimacies of your life. All I know is that my feelings were so tender that I didn’t feel comfortable opening up […]

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Camp Mom

October 20, 2011

It’s middle of October so what is everyone talking about, thinking about and preparing for? For camp! Insanity if you ask me. It seems so hard to believe that we need to make plans for June in October. I do know that before I know it, June will be here. Where will Drew go to camp? It’s a tough one. […]

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Celebration City

October 17, 2011

It was a weekend of celebrating. I always have anxiety (what else is new?!?!) when we have a jam packed weekend. Regardless of how much fun the plans are, I like to have some flexibility to go as the wind takes us. This weekend, however, there was none of that! Friday started the weekend off with the second of three […]

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