Summer Kickoff

May 26, 2018

Summer Kickoff That dog ran away again. Actually not even just once. He’s run away four more times. Thankfully these escapes happened on his new mama’s watch so all we could really do was chat about it with her, because she’s 2 hours away. He has learned to expertly scale a 6 foot fence. SIX […]

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How to Pack With Children in the House

April 27, 2018

I have developed a plan on how to handle a 3 and 5 year old to get them out of the house for a weekend away. 1) Don’t tell them there is a plan to go away. It’s a guarantee they will flex the worst of their personality in the days leading up to departure. […]

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Career Day

April 04, 2018

For some reason, when we received that email about career day, I signed up. For some reason, here we are, hours before I’m supposed to make my presentation to M’s kindergarten class and I have no idea what I’m going to do or say. Yesterday when I picked M up from school, one of the […]

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The Newseum

April 01, 2018

It’s always fun when family or friends come to town because it provides a fantastic excuse to be a tourist!!! I’ve been dying to get to the Newseum but it seems like there is never enough time to spend. Lots to see and lots to read. All in all, I liked it a lot, but […]

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Talking Smack

March 27, 2018

Last Monday, Real Estate Dad was trying to get Chubs out the door to school. I was upstairs, still in bed, picking away at emails on my phone, when Chubs burst into the room with a tissue and started wiping down my night stand. Real Estate Dad: Come on, it’s time to go to school. […]

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Vacation All I Ever Wanted

March 13, 2018

Real Estate Dad and I rarely get an opportunity to travels sans kids. There are 2 reasons for this really – 1 is we actually like being with the kids (mostly.) And, 2  is that we had our kids later in life. Which means the grandparents are older as well. Which means, they cannot watch […]

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