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10 Signs I am Human

In a world where everyone’s striving to be perfect all the time, I’ve decided to embrace my flaws. Here are 10 things I do on a regular basis that are definitely not something to brag about, but are part of what makes me, well, happy… 1) Sometimes on my days off, I take the kids […]

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What to Expect When You’re Remodeling

Affording a condo or house is no small feat anywhere in the country, but particularly in the Bay Area. More often than not, the place in your price range will need some work. This happened to my husband and me almost three years ago. With our second child on the way, we wanted to move […]

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Raising a Family in SF: Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

For my friends and family reading this, I’ll answer this right away:  We’re staying, at least for now, but we hope for longer, maybe forever. But raising children in San Francisco comes with challenges, and my husband and I constantly evaluate what will be best for our family. The biggest consideration, of course, is the […]

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Can you KonMari Your Kids? (Do They Have to Know!?)

With the release Marie Kondo’s new book, Spark Joy, devotees of the tidying guru who took the world by storm in 2014 have another chance to tidy correctly, and find, finally, the path to a “tidy” home. I myself am just such a fan. I was skeptical when I first heard of Marie Kondo and […]

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