Category Archives: Grandchildcare

Sickies with a touch of French

The little ones are over, the older of the two is not feeling great, having succumbed once again to a viral moment: a cold. She says she has ‘sickies.’ To ‘chill’ a bit, we are watching one of the Disney … Continue reading

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The Perfect End to the Perfect Day

‘It does a family good.’ We got back from the Shedd Aquarium in the early afternoon, put the youngest grandkid in bed for a nap, and then chilled for a bit before having a late lunch. MK went to our … Continue reading

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Naptime

Sometimes naps are seamless. If you are a member of the Koerner family and under the age of four, a nap is often something that is fought as if it were a major war that one could not afford to … Continue reading

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Pulling my chain!

The other day I went into the powder room and turned on the lights. The powder room, adjacent to the family room, has just gone through a redo taking it down to the studs and changing out the light fixtures, … Continue reading

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Sleepover!

There are certain things that are automatically intimidating. Some of them are things that we just don’t even talk about. The funny thing about them is that I find that they make us feel awkward and without any particular reason … Continue reading

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