This weekend was fairly full, but still felt relatively relaxing. I think it was because I was not responsible for the toddler for big chunks of the time!
On Friday, I took the 2:32 Acela into NYC. I walked to my hotel on 28th street, right smack in the middle of the flower district. All the stores on this street just have shelves and pots of flowers lining the sidew… read more »
On Monday, I did two seemingly contradictory things. First, since my kids had the day off school (we get the major Jewish holidays off in our district), I took much of the time they would have been in school off work. Second, I worked close to a full day.
This was possible through the miracle of work/life integration. In the morning, after I did about half an hour o… read more »
We are celebrating my daughter's 5th birthday today. I made chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast (with yellow food coloring -- her request). I will be going to her class this morning to read Ladybug Girl at the Beach, and share cookies. Not cupcakes. I had agreed to cookies, then mentioned I would go pick up the cupcakes and she gently reminded me that this was… read more »
Part of having a backyard pool is arranging for its opening and closing each year. We tried opening it ourselves one time and the combination of the heavy, muddy tarp and cold water made us realize that outsourcing the task was probably a wise use of resources.
So now we schedule an opening and a closing. Since we have a heater, we err on the side of having it open… read more »
I read a number of blogs that do a monthly round-up of things the blogger likes or has learned during a month. While I have never been too much into recurring features around here, I do like the idea of having one less post idea to brainstorm.
Anyway, a few things I am into right now.
Sleep. I really thought the toddler sleep battles would be over by now (he is almost 2… read more »