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Diane Stenglein
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Starting Over Again
Since the summer this is my third Chromebook. The first was a bit old, and the power connection went out...then the replacement was older. I'd stopped using that one, so it wasn't awesome. This current iteration is one that D got as a freebie when he signed...
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Variations on a Theme
Here we are on another Saturday morning. It's cold. The kids are finished with track practice. Claire is talking her way through her homework. Dave is doing something game-related on his laptop. Ben is "cleaning up" his Legos. He's not, really. He's playing...
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Stay on the Path
It is no secret to anyone who knows me, even a little, that I struggle with depression. Sometimes, it's a shadow just lurking out of sight. I'm aware of its presence, but not deeply under its sway. Other times, it washes over me, consuming my thoughts like ...
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Reboot 2018
A while ago, I went away with a group of friends for a long weekend. We rented a house out in Sag Harbor, NY, ate good food and drank wine. We talked about the selves we were before we became mothers. (Our kids range from 15 down to four, with the common th...
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Keeping On
It's been a while since I wrote anything about Ben and our ongoing challenges with living with and managing his ADHD. We started seeing a pediatric neurologist, who did a slew of tests, and surveys of both of us (his parents) and his teacher. Ben also had t...
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One of our favorites
When I was a new mom, I was lucky. It was summertime, and my mother-in-law had the time to come visit us every week. She would take care of Claire, and I'd have a short break for myself. One of the best legacies of that time was this carrot salad recipe. Sh...
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I haven't a clue what happened
Hello Blogfriends! Surely, you can't still be here, waiting for me to write? (peeks sheepishly around the corner...) Let's just say that the winter got away from me, and leave it like that, mkay? Here's the thing - the winter did  get away from me. I've bee...
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Eyes Wide Open
There comes a point when you cannot possibly shut your eyes any more. When the truth is shining its light so brightly that to ignore it is to ignore something far more fundamental. Like so many other people in this country, the results of the 2016 election ...
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Saturday Short Takes
Husband is traveling again. Like every weekday for the last two weeks, and again next week. The kids and I are muddling along. There are rough patches, ugly behavior from all of us. As a result my migraines are on the rise again.  Also my consumption of cra...
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