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THE FIFTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #8…

April 17, 2014

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dear silly monkey – as i sit here looking back on the past seven years, i wonder if you even realize just how many memories create the tears i shed today. or why i seem more pensive and contemplative.  i’m aware it must seem strange that your strong mama appears sad on a day to celebrate.  if you only […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE SECOND GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER ONE)…

August 21, 2013

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dear silly monkey – what the heck happened to you?! you’re all… tall and sporting leg hair! and i’m pretty sure you have a mustache! i can only surmise you somehow fashioned a time machine and zoomed us all into the future b/c there is simply no acceptable explanation for the fact that you are, […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER TWO)…

May 30, 2013

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dear silly monkey – you did it!  you successfully argued with me every day before school!  but more importantly, you completed your very first year of real grade school.  way to go, monkey!! so, just like every letter before, and in typical mommy fashion, here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m […]

THE FOURTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #7…

April 17, 2013

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dear silly monkey – believe it, dude – you are seven!!  i have no idea who i would be today, if i hadn’t been who i was with you, every day before.  oh, monkey, you are the greatest kiddo ever – full of compassion and empathy, life and love, spirit and adventure.  of course, it would make […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION…

August 22, 2012

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dear silly monkey – first grade.  FIRST GRADE.  OMG MY BABY IS IN FIRST GRADE!!!  today, you are entering the world of real-real school.  sure, kindergarten was real school.  but first grade begins the path of twelve grades that will teach you, cultivate you and make you realize just how much this world can offer […]

THE THIRD ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #6…

April 17, 2012

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dear silly monkey – happy birthday, to you…happy birthday, to you…happy birthday, dear silly monkey.you’re totally NOT a baby anymore & OMG i already cried twice today b/c that’s what nostalgia crazed mommy’s do. what?!  it SO rhymes!  in honor of your SIXTH birthday, please accept these SIX tips on how to make your transition from FIVE to SIX […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE KINDERGARTEN EDITION…

August 18, 2011

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dear silly monkey – today i held your hand while you stepped onto new soil – kindergarten.  your first day, albeit half, of real school.  and you were the picture perfect, independent, big boy.  so here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m sorry for my sad faces.  i’m not sad b/c […]