From the Birthday and the Party

From the Birthday and the Party

Actual birthday was very quiet because she had been running a fever and we kept her home from school. Party? Total opposite. Kind of a mad house with a dozen kids making masks, playing with toys, roasting marshmallows, and eating cake in a tent in the living room –...

Now We Are 5

M2 came down the stairs this morning and declared: “Mom, you have to measure me to see if I’m really 5.” Photo by Siobhan Hanna Photography / All rights reserved Nearly-five has already been amazing us this fall with improved attitude...

Choice Quotes From A Day with Miss M

To her playmate on the way to the swimming pool Thursday afternoon: “Want to pretend that you are 40? Cause that's really super old!” And on the way back home because I obviously had not understood the question the first time:  “No, no. How did...
Lightly Row

Lightly Row

Apparently, now that I’ve made yoga my job, I need a new hobby. Last week, Maya and I treked out to the suburbs in rush hour traffic (OMG, people do this daily?) and came back with these. Maya has been asking to play the violin for well over a year and...

Bounce!

If you're a DC resident with kids who hasn't made it over to a Prince George's County Sports & Learning Complex “gymnastics workshop,” look up the schedule and and plan on it. At $6 per kid, adults free, it's a steal for an hour of...

Conversing with the 4-Year-Old

Excerpts from conversations with my 4-year-old after picking her up from school today: Maya: “Can I use my new pencil to do homework this afternoon?” Jen: “Sure.” M: “Can you help me because I don't know what homework is?” J:...