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Right Sand Man

After 5.5 years and 2 kids, I feel like I can claim to be a veteran parent of younger kids.   I’ve seen a lot and lived through a lot and ticked a bunch of boxes on that parental survival … Continue reading

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Let’s Cake a Deal

My son has developed an awful new habit.  He eats sand.  Do you have any idea how disgusting that is?  How disgusting that sounds to my ears as his tiny little molars grind on grains of quartz?  It started at … Continue reading

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Everybody Dirts

Sometimes I’m amazed at the volume and variety of filth and unpleasant matter in my life.  For instance, now both of my children adore garlic bagel chips.  I don’t get it.  You can smell them from space and no vampire … Continue reading

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I Have to Sand It To You

Yesterday was a better day.  Stella did well at school, even serving as the “class leader” and cleaned up after herself.  She was cheerful when Felix and I picked her up and managed to steal about 2.25 lbs of sand … Continue reading

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