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Do you pepper your pasta? (Restaurant review: Cacio e Pepe)

Woohoo, date night!  This is something I adore about our time in Rome.  Back in DC, we didn’t go out a ton without the kids.  First, it was tough to find people.  856 more words


How to successfully "hire" sibling babysitters

Hi, there! I am so glad to be getting back at you after two weeks away. I spent one of those weeks with family and focused on being present with them. 825 more words

Being A Sib

The Terrific Tale Of Two Tenacious Toddlers.

Toddler math goes a little something like this:
ONE is far from the loneliest number because ONE toddler is manageable, entertaining, and – for the most part – just enough of a handful to not be disastrously overwhelming. 1,065 more words


Book 2 Chapter 8

Well it is officially the half-way point of my Japan stay. The trip is actually like 12 1/2 weeks, so I had been here for six weeks on Friday, but I don’t have only six weeks left until Wednesday. 666 more words

Internship Update

Uranus Minus Notes

The little boy I babysit for decided he is going to write a report on each of the planets. Thursday night, he decided to write about Uranus (Why he chose Uranus? 117 more words


What happens when the parents are gone

When I got married, I suddenly found myself an uncle of a 3-year-old niece and a 1-year-old nephew, Ellison and Burk. I have just recently reached the stage of familiarity where they won’t scream or run away in my presence. 511 more words

Tea Party

We had Niece last night (going 100mph) and she wanted us to have a tea party.  We went to the store, bought tea and drinks and snacks, and I made us little bologna sandwiches.   101 more words

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