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About susanify

Brooklyn-based, cheap, nerdy, and mom-to-be. Blogger formerly known as Rad.

Blur

Only 2 weeks of the semester left.  I am somehow muddling through my first semester as a working mom.  Exhausting yet pretty good.  In the next month, I need to finish grading, plan a family trip to Sweden, grade all … Continue reading

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Balls in the air*

If you have been reading this (and I’m not sure anyone does), you may have noticed that I post a lot about the difficulties of juggling stuff.  And the crazy thing is that pre-Leon, I just assumed that I would … Continue reading

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Working mom

(Leon being a little koala bear before I left for a site visit in Lower Manhattan.  It can be really hard to leave this guy.) These past couple weeks have been extra busy, as I’ve had papers, exams, and now … Continue reading

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Restricting AGAIN

Man, the things I happily do for my kid. Leon has had some pretty nasty eczema for the past 6 weeks or so.  I tried using some over the counter stuff but it actually got worse (thanks a lot, Vaniply! … Continue reading

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Whizzing through

How is it already week 8 of the semester? Since we have a LONG spring break (Passover) and quite a few other holidays that match us with the NYC public school calendar, we are not quite half way through, but … Continue reading

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Life lately- 9 months!

We are slowly getting into rhythms of a work/childcare life. Leon’s separation anxiety seems to be easing gradually. He and his dad are great friends: We have been visiting friends, going to brunch, baking, battling kitties (there was an unwarranted … Continue reading

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Fika

A long time reader of this blog might remember the trip S and I took to Gothenburg last year, where I became enamored with Swedish cardamom-y pastries. So good. A Facebook exchange and happenstance brought to Fika (Swedish for Kaffepause) … Continue reading

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