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Our Year of Stories [week 31/52]

A boy and his dog. He worked hard on this relationship and it has been amazing to watch the transformation. We had ourView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 30/52]

We look forward to the arrival of wild raspberries and our subsequent “raspberry walk” every summer. TheView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 29/52]

Hard to believe we were on the Mediterranean coast less than two weeks ago. Boys are used to swimming in pools but theyView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 26/52]

A big storm came through, knocking out our power. Fortunately (I’m being sarcastic here) the boys had theirView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 24/52]

It’s hard to be mad when you realize that they didn’t go to bed like they were supposed to, and then findView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 22/52]

Maybe I’m feeling sentimental as we are nearing your 11th birthday, it’s over a decade that I became a mom.View full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 19/52]

Ever since you were little, you have been picking flowers for me. Just a few weeks ago, you came back from a schoolView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 18/52]

Maybe it’s the socks, you realized as we got to the game that you forgot yours and had to borrow some. But forView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 17/52]

My birthday takes on a whole new meaning now that I am a parent. I spend so much time focusing on my children andView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 16/52]

This week your brother went on an overnight field trip, and you were without him for the first time. And while youView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 14/52]

Critical, post-Easter egg hunt negotiations were underway this past weekend, a very serious business. It appears as ifView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 13/52]

Cousins are the best! Having not seen each other in almost two years (which is practically forever at their age), I wasView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 10/52]

It’s always such a joy to see when a school assignment actually becomes fun! This post is part ofView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 9/52]

It’s fun to see what projects he gets interested in and I am in full support of anything art-related. This oneView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 8/52]

It’s only been a little over a week and we’ve already had several warm, spring-like days, but memories ofView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 7/52]

It always feels a little subversive to be at school after hours. While I had a meeting, he wandered about his emptyView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 6/52]

Snow day! This post is part of a collective group project of fifteen photographers. Please take a look here to see theView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 5/52]

We ventured down to Chinatown to see the new year parade for the first time! It was really uneventful for a long timeView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 4/52]

We made dumplings for Chinese New Year. He didn’t want to help because he was upset that I had put mushrooms inView full post »

Our Year of Stories [week 3/52]

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” — Emilie Buchwald While the days of readingView full post »

Our Year of Stories [Week 2/52]

I bought this toy on eBay for him four years ago as I knew he wanted one and I couldn’t find it anywhere else. HeView full post »