Outsourcing Parenting Skills

Harrison’s “school” does some pretty fantastic stuff & a few weeks ago, they did “school pictures” with kids sitting in beach scenes. I can’t decide if they kill me because he’s my kid & I think he’s awesome, or because they’re so effing ridiculous that it’s frame-worthy.  Like, “Oh, hey! Just standing on the beach [...]

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The Sludge Strikes Again.

by heirtoblair on June 17, 2012

He looks totally healthy here but our Hibby is a pretty sick little boy right now.  Just that blasted daycare “sludge” because it’s something far, far greater than snot. Snot does not do this justice. & then it gets into his throat & lungs & his little voice is so raspy when he asks me [...]

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Conversations with Hibby.

by heirtoblair on June 5, 2012

Upon picking him up from school: me:  “Did you have a good day, buddy?” him:  “Yes.” me:  “What was your favorite thing you did today?” him:  “ohhhh, ‘lide!” me:  “Oh, cool!  You went down the slide? What else did you do?” him:  “ummm….eat-eat.” me:  “You ate lunch?  What was your favorite thing you ate?” him: [...]

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Pass the wine coolers.

by heirtoblair on May 18, 2012

This week has been kind of funk-tacular for me.  I think it has to do with the four days of clouds we’ve had in a row & that really messes with my brain. Harrison is entering this stage where he’s kind of a punk & I mean that with all the love in my heart.  [...]

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I’m one week into my new gig & really enjoying it.  The work feels very intuitive, so it’s challenging but coming naturally.  Not to mention that wearing jeans to the office & having M&Ms in the breakroom really helps, although I’ve been taking daily walks on the trails to get some sunshine & burn some calories.  [...]

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