Archive for May 2014

Spin It!

My school-loving third grader is not so happy that her three-year-old sister is already on summer vacation while she has an whopping EIGHT more days of school before she joins her. The envy is palpable. And all this from a child who counts down the days until school BEGINS in the fall, plays school on Saturdays, and…

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Living the life

When I left my corporate job, I think it may have been for days like today. May. Eighty degrees and not a cloud in the sky. Sundress and sandals and freshly painted toes. Whole Foods tabbouleh for lunch and pineapple froyo for a well-deserved treat. (Apparently we only have Yagoot stores in Ohio! Too bad for…

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Are you connected?

At first blush, in a world with Facebook and Linked In, it may seem to be easier than ever before to connect with people. Yet, I think it’s actually more difficult than ever. Today when we want to call someone a friend, we need only click a few keys on the keyboard and – voila…

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After School Snacks

My mom was the master of the after-school snack. When I think back to my early years of school, I have incredibly vivid memories of getting off the bus and making the short walk to our house with her, hand-in-hand, where she’d have the table set with a special set of dishes and something delicious…

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