And Away We Go

Our big Christmas gift to the kids last year was…a trip to Disney World. I NEVER thought I would go to Disney World. We only live an hour from Disneyland and I just couldn’t see us ever spending the money for a trip to Orlando when — again — Disneyland is practically down the street….

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That Bloody Moon

After the Solar Eclipse last year, Annabel and I went online to look up when other cool celestial phenomena would be occurring. We were excited to discover that a total lunar eclipse would be visible from California on January 31. We marked my calendar with big bright letters: LUNAR ECLIPSE TODAY! Last week, Annie said,…

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So Long, Bubbles

Annabel’s fish, Bubbles, died last Monday. As you may recall, Annie won Bubbles at her school carnival back in October of 2015. YEP THAT FISH LIVED OVER TWO YEARS. I was not pleased that she won the fish, but Mike was stoked. Homeboy couldn’t wait to go buy a fish tank…and a fish for James, too. “For James.”…

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The Time I Was Blind On TV

Mike and I have spent the last couple months doing a lot of promotion for The Toddler Survival Guide. We’ve done a lot of podcasts, some print interviews, several guest articles for newspapers and magazines, and a few TV shows. The TV shows have been a trip because, as you know, we’re people who watch TV….

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Eleven/Fifteen

Mike and I didn’t do anything big for our tenth wedding anniversary last year due to a variety of factors, but we swore we’d make up for it this year. After having a ridiculously busy fall, we desperately needed to get away for a few days, just the two of us. With our anniversary falling…

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