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Nov
12
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting

// Mind Your Manners

by // on Nov 12, 2018

I have a dear friend who told me that she often threatened to duct tape her child to the dining room chair if he didn’t learn to sit on his bottom and eat at the dinner table without getting up or moving around. I hate to admit it, ladies and gentlemen, but there are times…

Nov
6
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// What Grooming?

by // on Nov 6, 2018

I know that every kid is different, and when it comes to personal grooming, there is clearly a spectrum of how much weight they give it. From my limited experience (and I know this isn’t true for everyone), boys seem to generally care way less about grooming than girls. Grace is meticulous about grooming. Showering,…

Oct
24
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Life

// Good while it lasted: How our family Halloween costume finally met its demise

by // on Oct 24, 2018

We always knew the day would come. Halloween has always been a treasured family holiday for us, and we’ve really blown it out in the past with coordinated family costumes. But as we know, all good things must come to an end.     It all started out a little wishy-washy. Over the Summer, the…

Oct
23
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Life

// The Busy Season

by // on Oct 23, 2018

This is the “busy season” of life, as one of my dear friends recently commented. And it’s true – we rush off to work and school, and balance everything from volunteering in the classroom to soccer practice drop off. Cooking dinner, helping with homework, checking in on out-of town parents, trying to make sure the…

Oct
16
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Fifteen Years

by // on Oct 16, 2018

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Choicelunch, the company that my husband, Justin, created with our dear friends, Keith Cosbey and Ryan Mariotti.  I know this story has been told before, but after quitting the stable corporate jobs in technology that they held following graduation from the University of Notre Dame, these three took…

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