Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Kid’s Never Read The Rules

It’s Valentine’s Day, and my daughter is crushing on her fellow line leader, Henry—or, as her father and I like to call him, The Most Interesting Kindergartner in the World. We’ve heard a lot about Henry over the past few weeks. He likes to … Continue reading

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A One-woman Finishing School

I once read that Carolyn Bessette Kennedy credited the development of her aesthetic sense to her job at Calvin Klein. Unfortunately, I can’t say that I had much in common with poor departed Carolyn, but I do believe my time … Continue reading

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Destroying Your Imaginary Friends

The other day, my child destroyed her imaginary friend. She told him that he wasn’t real and she, in fact, had created him. It was, if you have seen the movie, a bit of a Ruby Sparks moment, although she … Continue reading

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Beautiful Girls

My daughter, who is five, was dressing up the other day when she suddenly said, “Make all the boy elves fall in love with me because I’m so beautiful in my fancy clothes.” (This isn’t as cryptic as it sounds. … Continue reading

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