Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Weekend Open Thread

Yesterday Drew and I had a whole day to ourselves. Both kids were in school, Drew took the day off, and we had our babysitter pick up the kids from school and take care of them til we got home, shortly after their bedtime. We spent the day wandering around Manhattan, being spontaneous in a… Read More

Weekend Open Thread

Happy weekend, and happy FALL! I have had a rollercoaster start to the new season, getting diagnosed with SHINGLES yesterday after a few days of burning, tingling pain and then waking up yesterday with the telltale rash. I’ve never had shingles before and didn’t know much about it, but when the pain started last Sunday… Read More

Hi, happy Friday! We got back from our trip to Missouri last night. We were gone nearly two weeks – the longest we’ve been away since having kids (it went well!) — and now I am tackling my long, post-vacation/back-to-school to-do list. Thanks for being understanding with my less frequent posting schedule these last few… Read More

We leave tomorrow morning super bright and early for our 12-day Missouri odyssey. This is actually the longest we will have ever been away with the kids (and the longest we’ve been away from the cats since our honeymoon). Now that the kids are getting older it’s starting to feel more doable to take longer… Read More

Hi from upstate New York where Drew and the kids and I are staying with some friends for a few days in a beautiful 170-year-old home with this amazing pool. I’m taking a couple days off from posting so I can enjoy said pool (and help with kid-wrangling and meal-prepping). The forums are open for… Read More