Dance of the Goose

Last week, Goose danced her end of the semester dance recital. I think tiny ballerinas might be my FAVORITE OF ALL THINGS.   She danced the story of ‘The 12 Princesses’, and let me tell you, she is quite the actress.  When she ‘fell asleep’ there was a whole bunch of laughter from the crowd. […]

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The 24 Hours After

Twenty-four hours ago, we elected a president. I’ve never openly discussed politics on this blog, but if you can read between the lines, you could probably infer where I stand. If you and I are friends on Facebook, no inference is required, you know. My political beliefs were driven further to the left this last […]

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Empowering for Adulthood

Our goal as parents is to raise children who become free and autonomous adults.  Free thinkers, able to regulate, capable of higher level thought processes and decision making.  We want happy kids who turn into happy adults.  When you have a kid from a hard place getting to that point feels as daunting as summiting […]

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Ally in Washington DC

This week, Ally got a chance to hold the whole world in her hands for just a little bit as she explored our nation’s capital, all by herself. The photography in this post is all her, up until the photos at the end of her re-entry.  She took an online class with me before she […]

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Signing Scavenger Hunt

Tomorrow is National ASL Day.  American Sign Language is so important in our home.  In fact, it is what most of our basic daily interactions take place in now.  I’m pretty proud of that.  I think we’re signing 80-90% of what we say, as parents.  Our kids are still working on it. To help them […]

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