Monthly Archives: December 2010

On the Proliferation of Stuff

Where Did They Get These Wonderful Toys? Originally published December 24, 2010 When Michael and I first brought Muffin and Squeaker home, we had the bare minimum that we needed for their basic needs: a couple of changes of clothing, … Continue reading

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Cars and Kids

Originally published December 10, 2010 Most of our fellow Brookline residents are astonished when they learn that we, despite being new parents of toddlers, got rid of our car this year. Their reactions have ranged from surprise to astonishment to shock. I’ve even … Continue reading

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