Sam Davies wasn’t ready to take his daughters on a long trip, so he started out small—no agenda, lots of bathrooms, and the joy of experiencing something new along with them.
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Got some kids and a weekend day free? Head to TJ’s “little mountain.”
Who can even remember the school routine from last year, and this year it’s all changing for Sam Davies anyway. So many things to do and feel, all at once.
They say before your baby talks, she understand tons of your words already. WELL, GOOD FOR HER.
Sam Davies’s daughter braved the unfamiliar territory of sleepaway camp, while the rest of his family had a weird week without her.
Is there room in your heart for a new baby and an old dog? Hayley DeRoche was doubtful.
Letting yourself just be bored is a luxury we should—and often do not—take advantage of. Once we tune into our boredom, says Sam Davies, we start to appreciate smaller, more important things.
Everyone’s first year is different, but nobody’s turns out exactly like they expected. Hayley DeRoche is now a sage one-year graduate and can wisely offer advice for those about to take the plunge.
Welp, Sam Davies just wrote the thing that’s going to convince the Apple-thetic spouses that the pro-Apple spouses should, indeed, get an Apple Watch for a holiday gift. Sorry, the former. And you’re welcome, the latter!
When she’s not writing Raising Richmond or raising her Richmonder, Hayley DeRoche is a librarian—which means she knows all there is to know about what kids of all sizes will love to read this summer.