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8 Tips to Get Ready for Kindergarten

R starts kindergarten in September, and we’ve already started getting ready: paperwork, assessments, and lectures about transition and logistics. Last week, I received a letter inviting us to a tour of the school–at 1 PM on a Monday, which is challenging for this working ...Read More


  Being parent is messy, hard, rewarding, exhausting, exhilarating, overwhelming, lovely, funny, and really, really great. I write about my parenting journey here on Red Shutters for two reasons. First, I hope, by writing about the twists and turns my life has taken since ...Read More

Work-Life Juggle

The work life juggle is always on my mind. Is it on yours? I’ve been a working parent throughout my children’s lives. The norm for R and G is that both of their parents go to an office, go on business trips, and put ...Read More