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j’s first day at preschool

Dear Js,
I love how comedians tell stories. I love how they can capture an audience and make them laugh. Here’s an example with Louis C.K. telling a story about his boat disaster with his kids — it’s from Jerry Seinfeld’s new series Comedians in

First swimming pool (+a new business is born)

Dear Js,
(I’m going to apologize up front, in case you were expecting some cool pictures or videos of us at the pool. Cameras, water, children and concerned/suspicious parents just don’t mix.)
We’ve been struggling to get back into the routine after Abu left. Mama’s

“When a rock is aimed at you, no umbrella can protect you”

Dear Js,
Mama and I had our first adult night out in a few years. Abu covered for us. Mama said, “I feel like a teenager, just that instead of sneaking away from my parents I’m sneaking away from my children XD. Oh goodness, after

The misadventures of the poo train

Dear Js,
So I haven’t figured out how to get you to poo. But I did somewhat figure out how to get you to agree to laxatives. You kept delaying, saying I’ll make it after dinner. I’ll go tomorrow. I’ll do it after bath time.

Happy Dino Birthday Pizza Cupcakes

Dear Js,
For the first time in history, your generation will get to see what your childhood was like. In video and pictures. Unlike when your mama and I were children. There are questions we can never answer. Like “What was I like when I

I’m losing it (+what people spend on most)

Dear Js,
I’m losing it. Children have no off switch. Almost every day, I open the garage door to a crying baby, a yelling toddler, a howling dog and a frustrated mama. As the day wears on, our tanks run empty. When they run empty,