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A Year in the Life of a Cray-at-Home Mom

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A year ago I said goodbye to my students, coworkers, and classroom and embarked on my career as a stay cray-at-home mom. It’s been an interesting year to say the least! I’ve never been particularly attached to my career, at least not in the sense of having strong ambitions to …

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Cloth Diapering Year in Review

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Of all the parenting choices we/I have made over the last year, cloth diapering got the most exclamations of, “OMG WOW ARE YOU REALLY GONNA DO THAT?!” So I’m mildly proud to say, Yeah, we did that. But honestly, cloth diapering was not that difficult. Changing a cloth diaper really …

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Are We Done Yet?

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The last 14 days have seen some major endings in our household. I officially submitted my resignation to my school district, which means I’ve really got to make this freelancing thing work. And Science Guy successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, which effectively concludes the last six years of graduate school. (And …

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Sometimes You Just Gotta Write a Post

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It’s been awhile since I posted here, though I’ve started at least 3 posts in my head since my last update, and now I can’t remember any of them, of course. Funny how organized and systematic I can be for other people but not for myself, huh? I feel like …

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Adventures in Film: Puerto Rico

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I’ve been to Puerto Rico four times since 2011, which might make it my most traveled destination besides Science Guy’s hometown of Louisville. We boarded our honeymoon cruise from San Juan two summers ago and also went there for our first big vacation together  back in 2014. So it’s safe …