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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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The first warm Sunday & a New York moment

This was the scene in the Sheep Meadow of Central Park this afternoon: We, like so many others, took our blanket and our frisbees and headed to the park to enjoy the sun.   Ben got to play in an … Continue reading

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City vs. Country

Yesterday a new reader of this blog (thank you Alicia) asked me if I’ve ever written about the differences between a childhood in the country and one in the city.  Which I don’t think I have, specifically. So here goes: … Continue reading

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The issue of pop culture

I love reading about other unschooling/life learning families, especially those whose children are grown and living successfully in the world.    Such reading is a great balm on days when questions of “but how will they ever….?”  come at me fast … Continue reading

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What sport do you want Ben to play?

Yesterday we spent the afternoon at a birthday party for Maya’s friend Kaitlyn.  Kim and Tim, Kaitlyn’s parents, always throw a great party near the Hudson Beach Cafe up at 103rd and Riverside.   There are a few people who come … Continue reading

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