Month: October 2016

{SQT} SICKNESS And Going To Bed Early

Be glad you’re reading these takes from somewhere other than right next to me and my pile of tissues. Hands down the most difficult thing about this cold is that I cannot yell at any reasonable volume, and thus, the kids aren’t taking me seriously at all. I’d already planned a mid-trimester break, so thankfully Read More

Dr. Kelly’s Office Hours

This week, Dr. Kelly is back answering the urgent questions of readers who wanted help weeks ago. Hopefully their problems resolved themselves, but if not, let’s see what this bottle of Pinot Noir / life experience can help me come up with.   1. Why do children always ask “Why?” no less then 1,983 times Read More

I Am Not Exceptional, And So Can You

This didn’t start out as a special needs blog. In fact, I still don’t think of it that way, though lately it’s been a running theme. But a few years back, I decided to open up more about that aspect of our family’s life. I thought by sharing a bit more on the blog, I Read More

Wedding Registry Regrets, 15 Years Later

Last week, Teddy requested a trip to Ocean City, NJ for his sixth birthday. Since this week Tony and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary, and the beach is one of our favorite places too, it seemed fitting to run away to the shore for a few days to celebrate both events. FIFTEEN years! We Read More

{SQT} Sangria, St. Eustace and Taking Your Requests

It’s been a week. Let’s break it down in seven…. thousand words. Just kidding. Its Quick Takes people. Doing my best to share a superficial view of the latest. 1. Crazy mom’s night out! Tuesday night my friend Michele and I went out to a wine bar I picked primarily because it offered a large Read More