Tag Archives: Birthday

March 13 photo of the day

This one was easy. 10 years ago today at 9:13pm a happy little boy came into the world.   He was born at home and settled right in. 49 years ago, another little boy came into the world.   I … Continue reading

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Photo shoot – 90 degrees

So it’s officially summer.  90 degrees yesterday, today, tomorrow…. But!  I got a new and wonderful camera for my birthday on Saturday, so heat be damned, I was going out to take some photos.   The resolution on this camera … Continue reading

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Summer in the city

And then seemingly overnight….it’s summer. Last night we traipsed across Central Park to the Summerstage to see Maya’s favorite band, Marina & the Diamonds, in concert (as part of her birthday, which is tomorrow. She’s turning THIRTEEN!!!  But more on … Continue reading

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They say it’s my birthday!

Today was one of the best birthdays I can remember (and sadly I can now remember far more than seems practical).    My amazing husband and kids wrote cards for me, there were flowers and a shopping trip to Athleta. … Continue reading

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Happy Day

Today was not only Mother’s Day, but Joshua’s birthday.  A double bonus in our house.  (Joshua’s birthday always falls around Mother’s Day, and my birthday on June 22nd is usually within a few days of Father’s Day.  Funny.) We had … Continue reading

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I need your input!

As part of my new website – coming later this month – I’m putting together a list of the most asked or most controversial questions regarding unschooling, and I’d like you guys to weigh in.  (You no longer need to … Continue reading

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They say it’s your birthday

My Maya is 11.   She got 29 Happy Birthday message on Facebook today,  got several e-cards,  had a party with friends, got many great gifts, went out to dinner….   And tonight was Manhattan-henge!   Which means that today only, the sunrise … Continue reading

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11 years ago

11 years ago today I was in hour 46 of a 56 hour labor that would culminate in the birth of our first child, who everyone said was a boy.  (Not because of the ultrasound, which I didn’t have, but … Continue reading

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Lucky 13

We like the number 13 in our house.   Ben’s birthday is March 13, and Joshua’s is today, May 13.   Except for the year I turned 40, when Joshua went all out and flew people in to the city to celebrate, … Continue reading

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They say it’s your birthday!

7 years ago this evening there was a sweet new baby boy in the world.   He’s no baby anymore, but he’s still pretty sweet.   He had a party today with all of his friends.    But I think he enjoyed the … Continue reading

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