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Category Archives: Parenting
My oldest baby turns 10 tomorrow. Double digits.* A tween.** (She is having a sleepover tonight with some friends to celebrate. Send espresso.) (For me, not for them.) Robin keeps insisting that Riya, who will be a 5th-grader next school … Continue reading
So, let’s finish up this whole India thing, eh? You: Let’s! Your posts about India are kind of like Indian people. Me: They are sweet and funny, and you are going to miss them? You: Naturally, but also: THERE ARE … Continue reading
So, we went to India. And when last we left our intrepid little band, we were preparing to board a train from Delhi to Kolkata. We took the Rajdhani Express, which takes at least 17 hours to reach Howrah from … Continue reading
So, we went to India. I don’t remember when, exactly, we moved from “someday, we will have to take the kids to India” to “we are going to India, like, now,” but I know it was sometime after Robin’s cousin … Continue reading
So, we went to India. We took our kids to India, and so far I haven’t been able to decide if my official position on this is more, “Oh, world travel, pssssh! No big deal; I’ll hop on another plane tomorrow, … Continue reading
A couple of months ago, Ben was very excited to find a book he’d heard and enjoyed at school during a family trip to the local library. Somehow, none of us noticed he’d checked out the Spanish-language version until we … Continue reading