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From These Hands

This is not a triplet-related post but it is, I think, an important one. On the drive home from work today I was thinking about all the things my hands have done during my lifetime. They¬†have written, or logged, millions of words. They covered my uncanny ability to laugh inappropriately when my kids get hurt … Continue reading

Girls Weekend

A weekend away from the boys was in order as we gathered to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of Rob’s cousin and her beloved… This meant a huge change in schedule for us, and a ton of driving into Pennsylvania and south Jersey. On top of that it marked the first time ever I had been … Continue reading

My Daughter Showed Me to Slow Down

Yet another chaotic weekend, one that never, ever seems to last long enough (as confirmed by Miss Olena), gave way to yet another crazy Monday morning. Our mornings are not for the weak… From the moment our feet hit the floor, it’s get ready, get dressed, get the kids up, keep the kids in line, … Continue reading

#NationalPierogiDay

Most kids love pizza. Or chicken nuggets. Sure, we love them too. But NOTHING speaks to my girls quite like some kielbasa, pierogi (varenyky) dressed in butter and onions and served with a dollop of sour cream, and rye bread. Smachnoho!!

Do You See Me?

Music. Music is what brought us together. Music united us once again. As parents who are busy all week and then come home to our real jobs as, uh, parents we seemed to be going through the motions. Our conversations became short…we spoke in parallel lines. “What do you want to watch?” “I don’t know.” … Continue reading

Birthdays, Comparison and the Moment

Eight. I can’t believe it. How’d we get to 8 so fast? Seems just like yesterday it happened all too fast. Now, don’t get me wrong, had someone suggested that “it goes quick” when you were into overnight feedings and not sleeping all night I would have grinned and said “uh-hu,” but secretly I was … Continue reading

Theo’s Autism Alphabet

Or, if I was Olena, it would be Alfabet… The web loves lists. So, here is Theo’s Autism ABCs A is for Apple, our go-to toy when all else fails. (Of course it’s off limits now…) B is for Bananas, our fruit of choice. It’s the basis for many of his tasty smoothies. C is … Continue reading