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Morning Anand

Just some pics of morning Anand, who is very excited that there are only a few weeks left of school. Is it a little disheartening for a teacher to see how much her child wants teaching to stop? Maybe a little! At age 12 and 3/4, he is getting taller and his voice is deeper, …

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The Luckiest Amma

It’s Kavi’s 15th birthday today, so I made her bombatoast for breakfast. She ate two pieces, which I consider a triumph since on school days she tends to run out the door without breakfast despite all my pleading. Kavi is the best daughter (yes, yes, I know many of you think you have the best …

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I’m Biased

I had a supplemental board-related meeting at OPRF at 3:30 yesterday, except that it got cancelled and rescheduled for next week, so I ended up with some free time there, and I’d offered Kavi a ride home from school, sparing her a 30-minute walk home in close to 90F weather, so I collected her. Then …

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Happy Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, I’m thinking about how much harder it will be to keep my daughter safe if Roe is overturned. I wanted very badly to be a parent, and I’m so glad I had the opportunity. But I’m also glad and grateful that I got to become a parent when I chose, at age …

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