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Crib notes: You know you’re in EDH update

It’s been fun hearing from readers since the last Crib Notes was published, adding things to the You know you’re in EDH if…list. If you recall, I couldn’t help starting a list since we moved here more than 14 years ago because so many things are unique to El Dorado Hills alone. I appreciate your […]

Crib notes: You know you’re from EDH if …

I’m 100 miles from where I grew up in the Bay Area, but in the 14 years since we started our family in El Dorado Hills I’ve thought a lot about what makes where a person lives unique. For me it was things like hiking Mt. Diablo, water skiing in the Delta and living near […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib notes: ‘La La’ versus ‘Moonlight’

When the two presenters awarded the final, and biggest, award of the night, I saw the awkward moment unfold live from our family room. “And the winner is,” Warren Beatty said just before a long, lingering pause. Then he handed the envelope to his co-presenter and “Bonnie & Clyde” co-star, Faye Dunaway. “La La Land,” […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib notes: A house divided

The Greatest Generation didn’t talk about emotional intelligence or have as many laws and procedures in place to protect our various rights and privacies. In 2017 people definitely seem to be more in tune with others and with themselves. So why is the country so divided? Some would say there’s nothing new with the recent […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib notes: What kids want most out of sports

My teenage son and his friends have rallied to play indoor soccer together during this rainy season. It’s low key and all about fun, which I credit to their coach, Ginger Swagerty. Before their first game, a group of them wanted to get pumped up for it. They walked to the store to buy energy […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Crib notes: The sweet spots of growing pains

When my youngest child was 9-months-old she arched her back and turned away, refusing to nurse even one more time from that moment on. She went from nursing three to four times a day to nothing, just like that. I had this inexplicable and ridiculous sounding feeling that she didn’t need me anymore and I […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Crib Notes: Take me out to the ball game

By the time this column publishes, we will know who our new president is. Regardless of the outcome, divisions in the country run deep. There were moments during the election season I felt so disheartened I didn’t even want to turn on the television or read past the newspaper headlines. As my children caught snippets […]

November 09, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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