Summer is winding down. Here are some memorable moments from the last few months: popsicles, swimming, and lots of Weird Al.
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One of the challenges of parenting is getting used to the idea that those teeny babies have the nerve to grow up.
We’re sticking with Richmond Public Schools because we want to support our city. And also because the school is right by our house and daughter already likes that playground. It would be weird if we didn’t send her there.
Doing new things about town with the main mom and daughter in my life.
Playgrounds are instant party locations. Just bring cupcakes, put a balloon on a tree, and stick a party hat on a squirrel. Dunzo.
I want what lots of parents want: to plan two kids and to have a third one by accident. That’s the middle-class dream! Then again, I might not have another child. Why are you asking? What’s it to you? Stop thinking about me trying to have another kid. It’s freaking me out.
Building a record collection for a child isn’t as important as starting a college fund or setting examples of good behavior, but–OK, just kidding. It’s as important.
Find summer fun in your own backyard. Literally.
When it comes to preserving memories, what’s a good idea, and what is too much information?
Why I brought the newspaper back home.