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Celebrations in the Time of Covid

This past Saturday was my Sami’s birthday. It was a big one- number 13- marking the end of her childhood years, and the beginning of her walk over the bridge to adulthood. We began the day with breakfast with her dad, with the plan to open gifts and have cake later that evening, and schedule… Continue reading Celebrations in the Time of Covid

Family, Kids, Opinion, parenting, School, Uncategorized, writing

Oh The Places We’ll Go… in Middle School

After a lovely- and busy- summer, we have returned to school and our regularly scheduled programming. This school year is a big one for the Haas family.  For the first time in 12 years we do not have a child at the elementary school. This transition has been bittersweet. On one hand, it is nice… Continue reading Oh The Places We’ll Go… in Middle School