Monthly Archives: December 2008

Resolutions Part III: No Stumbling Block

In the past two posts, I’ve talked about tackling your new-years resolutions using the Floss-A-Tooth method, but not every resolution can be tackled by simply developing one new habit. What if you want to spend less money or become less … Continue reading

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Resolutions Part II: Expanding the Floss-A-Tooth Method

In part one, I confessed my poor oral hygiene and described how I finally started brushing my teeth daily using a method I call “Floss-A-Tooth.” But the method didn’t get its name until I used it a second time to … Continue reading

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Resolutions Part I: the “Floss-a-Tooth” Method

A few days ago, I was listening to a discussion on NPR about new year’s resolutions. A psychologist was on the show talking about making and keeping resolutions; something like 40-50% of those of us who make resolutions are able … Continue reading

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Carfree+Pregnant+Toddler+Winter

So far, I can’t really say pregnancy + being car-free + toddler + winter is my favorite combination ever. Here’s my bullet point highlights (actually, mostly whines) so far: If we owned a car right now, you’d better believe I … Continue reading

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No digging out

On days like today (with snow falling at a steady clip), I extra love not having a car. No car to shovel out or move to a rare legal parking space. Being carfree really lessens the pre-snow anxiety and the … Continue reading

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Our slow recovery and a request of car drivers

Our household is slowly recovering from a terrible cold/sinus/cough thing. The toddler that brought this plague down upon us got over it a few weeks ago, but Dorea and I are still having some sinus trouble. Dorea is also showing … Continue reading

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Car-free toddler development

Upon arrival home last night, Angela reported the following conversation with H earlier in the evening: H: Where Mama?A: Mama is taking the train home.H: Mama on the train?A: Yep.H: Mama go to Alewife?A: Yep. It’s not in any of … Continue reading

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