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Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Weekend Open Thread

Happy Spring!

Happy Spring and spring holidays to everyone observing. The kids are on Spring Break for 10 days starting today, and we’re heading to Missouri on Sunday to visit my folks. Yesterday it got up to 81 degrees here in NYC, and it’s been so nice to shed and shake off the last lingering winter doldrums… Read more

Weekend Open Thread

Hi! We’ve been in Grand Cayman all week enjoying a much-needed family vacation while the kids are on their mid-winter break from school. It’s the first time in ten years I have used my passport, and it’s nearly two years after our canceled Mexico vacation we’d all been looking forward to taking for Drew’s 50th… Read more

Happy Friday, everyone! What are you up to this weekend? Joanie is having her first ever sleepover tonight – something she’s looked forward to for years and that we promised could happen once she turned five, and then once she was fully vaccinated, and then once the Omicron wave had passed, and now, finally, it’s… Read more

Happy weekend! There’s a big blizzard heading to the Northeast tonight, and NYC is going to get between zero and 17 inches of snow (and we won’t really know which prediction is closer for a few more hours). I stocked up on groceries, I have a new library book, and I started a big closet… Read more

As I mentioned in my Instagram stories today, after nearly two years, I’m at a point in pandemic parenting where I really feel like I’m losing it. There was so much I promised the kids – and myself – that we could do once they were fully vaccinated. But the window between their first shot… Read more