Monthly Archives: June 2011

Happiness is Relative

As I look at these pictures from our recent day trip to Mystic, Connecticut, I am reminded of these lyrics:  “Happiness is relative, based upon the way we live.”  I forget where I heard them but they stuck in my … Continue reading

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Two Canadian Girls

How could I know after moving to Brooklyn that one of my closest mom friends would be a fellow Canadian…we went to the same summer camp, Pleasant Bay, growing up (though in different years), are familiar with the same haunts in Eastern … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in Brooklyn

On Monday, we got the curriculum we had ordered from “My Father’s World” and it was like Christmas.  Beautiful books galore and Micah actually cried when I told him we couldn’t start everything right away!  Like many parents, we teach Micah … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training

  I jump and then plan.  I sign up for a half marathon because I want to be forced into running more regularly by a pressure bigger than my will can often overcome.  I’ve been an off and on runner … Continue reading

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Truth in the Cookie Jar

This morning Micah did the stereo typical kid thing and attempted to steal a cookie.  The scenario looked like this…I told Micah and Ellie we were going to sit down and read a book together and said they could each … Continue reading

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