Matters of the eyes

A two-week crash course in vision charts, phoropters, lenses and frames, and perhaps a gentle nudge to get your kids’ eyes tested.

And yet again, we win

The verdict is in, and the photographer who took these can feel confident in his skill.

Bedtime with Marlo

When Marlo asks what she was like at five years old I’ll pull up this post and say, “This is a small but very accurate sample.”

Exploring the magical world of fiction

Historical facts do not matter when trying to distract a five-year-old from the knowledge that we are not yet at our destination.

Every holiday is Christmas to a certain kid

Normally I’m all BAH HUMBUG this time of year, but Marlo’s enthusiasm is just a tiny bit contagious.

In celebration of embracing change

We threw a party involving both Marlo AND a piñata and somehow no one got hurt.

Morning routine

While Leta relishes the novelty of a breakfast served at school.

A literal and metaphorical breakthrough

With help from the village of mothers around her, the sparkle has returned to my baby girl’s eyes.

Rhythm is gonna get you

Soon I’ll need to teach her the Pop’n Loc, the Roger Rabbit, the Robot, the Sprinkler and the Snake.

Please help him, dear god

He is surrounded by love and it is just so sickening.