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10 to Twins

By Jessica T

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About this blog: I'm a late thirties mother of a ten-year-old and infant twins. My family moved to Menlo Park 6 years ago from Virginia - where I grew up, went to college, got married, had my first born, and got an MBA (in that order). I'm a manag...  (More)

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Life in fast forward
Sep 16, 2014 9:05 pm
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With fall around the corner, our life has reached a frenetic pace. Work is busier than ever. A new academic year for my elder daughter and my husband means that... More
Must we fight for our right to party?
Sep 8, 2014 8:30 pm
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I miss a good party: a summer party with cold beers, twilight turned to darkness, ambient music, unexpected loose conversation. Or how about a brunch party with... More
Active listening
Sep 2, 2014 7:47 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,310

My eleven-year-old daughter and I have been clashing. Since returning to work, the one hour in the evening that I have to spend with my kids is now divided by three.... More
The dress code
Aug 26, 2014 8:29 pm
Comments: 33 | Views: 2,711

My elder daughter began middle school this week, and the run-up to the school year included numerous reminders about her school's dress code, something she and her... More
Just say no
Aug 18, 2014 9:43 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 2,659

For many, school starts this week. Summer ends, and with it goes the autonomy families enjoy during those precious months. In the summertime, kids have a little... More
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