Monthly Archives: November 2012

Word to the wise: pick a child’s lovey based on your ability to see it in the dark

Like all good parents, we started manipulating our children when they were just newborns. For each of our kids, we introduced them to a lovey when they were just a few months old.  They became so used to having these … Continue reading

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Laptops are not very portable, so go buy an iPad mini

A week ago, I received my iPad mini.  I do have to say that I love it, which probably isn’t too surprising if you read my other posts.  What surprised me was just how much I love it. I decided to … Continue reading

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Home science experiment: crystal clear ice

Last weekend, thanks to some inspired planning on the part of my wife, we got a baby sitter and met up with some friends of ours at a bar in Somerville. To most people who know me, the very idea … Continue reading

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Answered: How long does it take an Apple Store order to move from “Preparing for Shipment” to “Shipped”?

At last!  My iPad Mini has been shipped! A few weeks ago I ordered an iPad Mini.  We already have two iPads, but we also have two kids, so I hardly ever get to use them – this one will … Continue reading

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From herding cats to chasing rabbits: kids on scooters make all the difference

In theory, I have a perfect morning drop-off setup for my kids.  My four-year-old daughter Ayelet’s junior kindergarden opens at 8:10, and my two-year-old son Rafael’s preschool is just two blocks away and opens at 8:30.  I have just the … Continue reading

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