Category: A Night In The Life

June 1, 2017 / / A Night In The Life

The final days of May seem like bonus time to kids: you’re already fancy-free on summer vacation, but it’s not even June yet. Fresh from school dismissal, every night still seems like Saturday night. So when 8:30 p.m. rolls around, it’s no longer time to start whipping the troops into…

May 30, 2017 / / A Night In The Life

My house has always been something of a hotbed for sleepovers. It’s an old, large house, with plenty of places to hide. Technically that means places for the kids to hide, but in practice, it also provides a lot of cover for me to hide out from the children. Seriously, this…

May 19, 2017 / / A Night In The Life
April 27, 2017 / / A Night In The Life
April 10, 2017 / / A Night In The Life
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March 17, 2017 / / A Night In The Life

At our house, we get leprechaun visitors in the early morning hours of St. Patrick’s Day. They’re like the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy — they sneak in when the children are asleep and do their secret business. But while those other three visitors come bearing gifts,…

March 13, 2017 / / A Night In The Life

This is my first “Night In The Life” post, where I have no “wisdom” or commentary to share and instead just document the details of one of our evenings at home. It could be that I insert these posts every so often to add something interesting and different and also to…