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Recap: Parenthood: Episode 3.02, “Hey, If You’re Not Using That Baby”

Parenthood on NBC  opens on the Max’s first day of school– the young cousins are at the same school now. Characteristically, Adam and Kristina are stressing far more than Max, Sidney, and Jabbar combined. Before the opening credits, Julia encounters the pregnant coffee girl, Adam tells Crosby his business idea is a good one, but that […]


On Starting School

Here in Indiana, the State Fair is starting in a few days, and in just a few days more, schools across the state will open. Don’t get me started on the injustice of it, or why I think it’s important that kids have time to run around the midway before heading back to classes closer […]


On Optimism

Meghan’s post on New Year’s resolutions, in addition to being awesome, got me thinking about my own attitudes about the New Year. I didn’t have any adorably ambitious resolutions as a child, but I did catch on to the whole spirit of renewal that comes with a new year, at least in part.