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[27 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Kindergarden

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This last week was Theory’s first week at kindergarten.  Tara and I walked here down the street to the end of the block to the school.  Flocks of kids with parents in tow, or alone on bikes, many with oversized backpacks slung too low, all converged on the school.  Win wanted to come with but for some reason, it felt right for it to be a private experience for Theory with Tara and me.  Of course, when it is Win’s turn to go, he will not …

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[22 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Attachment Satiation

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For one, I am interested in molecular gastronomy from a purely intellectual standpoint.   Understanding how glutton molecules make my ricotta pancakes fluffy makes the world around meet more vertically integrated, knowable, and comforting.  Plus I want to optimize the fluffiness of my pancakes.
 
Secondly, I have from time to time used my woodworking tools in the kitchen, …

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[17 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Kumara

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Two weeks ago, Theory started at a new school:  Kumara.
Old Firehouse School, where Theory was, has been a terrific experience.  Theory loves her teachers and the other kids, and we have met some wonderful parents.  But Win is itching to go.  He is so sad whenever we drop Theory off.  He has always been very independent and social, so we are very excited for him to have the stimulus.
But Old Firehouse only has enrollment in the Fall.  So Win was going to have to wait almost …

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[13 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
GROW

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I was very sad to hear that Moomah in NY was shutting its doors for the second time.  While in NY this past Spring, Tara was able to take the kids there for an afternoon of crafts.  I always felt that the Tribeca space was close to what I would have ideally created in an urban setting.
Apparently they are going to remold their business into a parenting magazine.  I hope it is a success, although I have to say that their article titled  YOU ARE MOM ENOUGH! THE PSEUDOSCIENCE OF ATTACHMENT PARENTING leaves …