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I Stay in San Francisco for the Men

New York is a better city than San Francisco. Hands. Down. This truth can quickly divide a crowd into fists full of pumps or tomatoes. But, really, it’s hard to argue. New York has better transportation. Sure, not as many nostalgic varieties as SF, but the NY subway actually connects you to where you need […]

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Do You Appreciate Teachers Like I Do?

For Teacher Appreciation Week, an email went out from my daughter, Sara’s, preschool asking parents to cook dinners for the teachers to take home and enjoy. It was “voluntary” to participate. Did I want to participate? No. I love Sara’s teachers. They know I do. My hope for them is not just this week, but […]

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{Homemade Art Projects with Sara} Feel Better Fire Truck

This is a series of posts by our contributor Amy, where she shares fun and easy art projects that she does with her 5-year-old daughter, Sara. All of the homemade art projects are designed for and/or by Sara and are meant to be low cost (always), worth keeping/gifting (sometimes), and a manageable mess (never). Art: […]

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Visiting New York City with Kids

We just got back from spending a week in New York City with our kids, ages two and four. Before kids, we lived in Manhattan for more than 10 years and walked everywhere all the time, sometimes for miles. Other times, we hailed a cab or jumped on the subway, always feeling like we could […]

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{Homemade Art Projects with Sara} Custom California Tees

This is a series of posts by our contributor Amy, where she shares fun and easy art projects that she does with her 5-year-old daughter, Sara. All of the homemade art projects are designed for and/or by Sara and are meant to be low cost (always), worth keeping/gifting (sometimes), and a manageable mess (never). We […]

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