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About megan

I'm a wife, mom and kindergarten teacher . A daughter and sister and granddaughter. A friend, a confidante...(I used to watch Golden Girls with my Nana all the time when I was little). And it's so nice to walk into a place where everyone knows your name (and I used to pretend I was sleeping on the couch so I could watch Cheers).

Conversations from Kindergarten

As some of you know, I teach kindergarten. The following is just a smattering of some conversations from this school year…this class is great for fodder. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Student A: Wouldn’t it be great to go visit Santa? Student B: … Continue reading

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A Little Irish Leprechaun in a Hardware Store

I feel like I have to preface this post by saying, 1) I used to work at a hardware store, b) I am NOT a hoarder (at least, I am trying not to be) and 4) Luke reveled in his … Continue reading

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I Know She’s Here Somewhere

Lately, I have had the feeling that my Nana is trying to tell me something. For the past week, thoughts of her have popped into my head at the most unexpected times: driving down the street, walking with Luke, in … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Leap Year Makes

Me time in 2008: a fabulous day soaking up some early spring sun, followed by a luxurious and leisurely soak in the bathtub with candles, bubbles, a glass of wine and a good book/magazine. Me time in 2012: a ten … Continue reading

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Productivity at its Worst

It is amazing what you can get done, when you don’t want to do something. That may sound backwards, but it is the truth this weekend. I work full time as a kindergarten teacher. My students are hilarious, I am … Continue reading

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Travel. With a Toddler. By myself.

I was lucky enough to embark on a planned trip so that Luke and I could go visit Dad/Brian where he is working. It was just the two of us. You know how there is that saying, “three’s a crowd”? … Continue reading

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Things That Keep Your Baby Entertained on a Plane

I wrote this just about a year ago, after taking my first solo with baby plane flights. I thought it was appropriate to post, as I will be referencing this post in my next post. Oh, and I cannot get … Continue reading

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My Nana Would Be Proud

My Nana was a very fashionable lady. When I was little, I remember playing in and among her fancy coats hanging in their hall closet, wrapping myself up in furs (cringe, yes, real, I know, but to a six year old … Continue reading

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A Dinner Date and a Yoga Class

What better way to spend a Friday night, right? Ever since we started talking to Luke about our date (which happened last week), he has been asking when he gets to go on a date too. So when we realized … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake! (or in our case, parmesan cheese…)

Eating and sleeping have been a big focus of raising our son since he was born. He arrived almost a month early, and Kaiser Walnut Creek was fantastic about making sure he was healthy, gaining weight, getting milk, making sure … Continue reading

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