Category Archives: Of Family and Children

I Miss Yoga and T-Shirts

Well hello there. It’s been almost seven months, hasn’t it? Turns out two kids are more time consuming than one. Surprise surprise. Rowan is a lovely little person who is now sitting up, eating some foods and figuring out just … Continue reading

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Rowan Reilly Mitchell

We had another baby. Rowan Reilly Mitchell was born on February 2, 2016 at 12:23 pm. Like the day of his sister’s birth, this Tuesday was a minor “holiday”, unseasonably warm and a day before the due date. Unlike that … Continue reading

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New Adventure!

This morning, we brought our almost three-and-a-half-year-old to preschool. Overall, it went very well, but I must admit to feeling a touch of sadness (as does her dad). Iris’ expression here is reflective of not only the early (to us) … Continue reading

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Stuff Stuff, Baby

Blog posts – what are those? I really have been neglectful, and I’m sure it bothers me more than it does you. Here are my excuses: Belated 1oth anniversary celebration, birthday dinners, prepping for preschool, out-of-town family gathering, out-of-town training … Continue reading

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Get a Pet

I’ve loved felines my entire life, but did not have one to call my own until the age of 23. While it’d be dishonest to say it was an easy adjustment in every way, the full truth is that the … Continue reading

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Domestic Bliss

On Friday, Iris and I went to an event featuring the Zulu Birth Project. I’m acquainted with a local doula, and she was one of the hosts for an evening with South African birth professionals, Native American singing and traditional … Continue reading

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The Best of Two; The Worst of Two

We did a lot this weekend. A first birthday party on Saturday, and a bridal shower on Sunday. Both were lovely, with delicious food and great company. During each, Iris and her parents experienced the best, and also the most … Continue reading

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Sloshy Rainboots and A Dead Squirrel

It’s Wednesday, which dictates the post be somehow related to food or health or science or something practical like that. But I want to talk about Spring nature and toddler messes. So we’re going to call playing in alley puddles … Continue reading

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March 17, 2014

Today, my daughter turns two. Today is also Saint Patrick’s Day. Obviously, there’s a lot going on over here. I wish you a glorious Monday. Listen to a little Irish music, if you’re so inclined. Make some merry. Hug a … Continue reading

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A Change of Plans…

This was going to be a post about the opening of the St. Patrick’s Day season, in which I told you of the lovely time we had at Family Day with our friends from Quinn & Tuite’s Irish Pub. Instead, … Continue reading

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