Category Archives: motherhood

An Easy Way to Battle Food Allergies

Baby-B is no longer Baby-B. She’s been promoted to B-girl. This is because she has turned three on us this week! Two years ago, when we were still a family of 5, just with GG living with us and no … Continue reading

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I Should Have Prefaced — There is Nothing to Mourn

I should have prefaced a few of my previous blog posts about Baby-K the way I started a conversation with a girlfriend the other day, “Baby-K is FINE! He is happy. He sleeps well. He eats well. He is so … Continue reading

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It’s Not Open Season on Sharing

I grew up in a family that enjoyed anonymity, even with seven kids running amuck in a small town. I have a feeling we were just the McGintys (and that might have explained enough). Because of the privacy my parents maintained, as … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-up Won’t Do

When I began graduate school — Z-girl was two. She spent a lot of time back then, alone with her dad. Don is great with that age. I am reminded of this, when I watch Don with B-girl, who will … Continue reading

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The Day Before Thanksgiving…

The day before thanksgiving has been an historically good day for our little family. When we were 19, Don and I spent the day in the car, driving home from college, so he could meet my family. I will never … Continue reading

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Welcome to Holland (Emily Perl Kingsley)

Yesterday a friend of mine brought up this written piece — then today I heard Andrew Solomon interviewed and he mentioned this — so I share it. Thank you Emily Perl Kingsley for putting it so well. When you’re going … Continue reading

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My 9-Year-Old & the S-Word

It began about this time last year. Perhaps on the drive home after swim practice, or when we walked through the grocery store, or after a play-date. Z-girl, then 8, would quiz D or I about S. Is it Grandma and … Continue reading

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Mommy Wars, Again?

A Movement To Finally End The ‘Mommy Wars’? posted by KATIE ALLISON GRANJU on Huffington Post, May 14, 2012

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