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writer, editor, traveler, mom. http://www.athousandsmallheartattacks.com

A 3 Year Old and Her Uncle Talk Ice Cream

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — That time when potty training your 2.5 year old is going so well that you venture out of the house with her in undies for the first time.

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — The sweet smell of sweat and sunscreen linger now at the end of August. All these magical summer days, carefree and structureless, filled with whatever creative activities my sleep-deprived mommy brain was able to conjure. By the end of the first week of summer break I remember feeling like I was already drowning.

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — That time when you're driving across midtown Manhattan and your 3 year old says she needs to poop. And because it's way easier than finding a parking spot you pull over just before entering the Lincoln Tunnel and have her pop a squat right there on 34th street. Don't worry.

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — It’s been a very busy (and super fun, adventure-filled) summer with only small pockets of downtime here and there. On these rare morning when we’re just hanging around the house, I am constantly torn between A: Letting the girls do their own thing, imaginative play, running amok in the playroom, or B: More structured at-home activities like art projects, messy@@ sensory play or a more involved game that needs mommy supervision.

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — In response to forbidding my not-yet-4-year-old to drive the family car until she's much much older, I heard the following from her: "You're not a very nice mommy, Miriam. If you say that again you're not in the family anymore. If you do that you're not my mommy and you'll go to someone else who doesn't have a mom."
Aug 13, 2015

Another One for the Vault - In response to forbidding my not-yet-4-year-old to drive the family car until... tmblr.co/Zphx7m1rvoJJ_

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — Tonight was the night my 3 year old informed that my kisses do not make her booboos feel better. Bandaids, on the other hand, have instantaneous all-healing powers and she needed many of them “to feel better enough to go to bed.
Aug 11, 2015

What Will and What Won't Fix a Booboo - Tonight was the night my 3 year old informed that my kisses do not... tmblr.co/Zphx7m1rokCeh

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — I encourage my kids to relax their bodies when they get upset or stressed out. But I can't always seem to do it myself when I need it most. Maybe because Maren is so accident prone? Or I'm a germaphobe when we're out in the gross, gross world?

A Thousand Small Heart Attacks

athousandsmallheartattacks.com — hellip;when they’re on the swing shouting, “I wanna get so high mommy! I’m not high enough! Make me go higher higher! Look, we’re both so high TOGETHER!” Ok, maybe when they’re in high school I won’t be laughing. Remind me about my previous statement in about a dozen years.
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Aug 13, 2015

Another One for the Vault - In response to forbidding my not-yet-4-year-old to drive the family car until... tmblr.co/Zphx7m1rvoJJ_


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