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We are in the middle of the joys of moving – so joyous that we’ve done it about 10 times in the past five and a half years – but I’d be remiss to not tell you that today is Cool Boy’s birthday!

My best buddy is 7 years old today, and we’ve celebrated his special day with some of the best experiences nearby national chains have to offer.

This morning, CB and I enjoyed a Daddy-Buddy breakfast at IHOP. Then, while I worked, Cool Mum took the Cool Bros and a friend to Chuck E. Cheese. I even joined the singing of “Happy Birthday” over the phone. My extra voice was needed as Chuck E. Cheese couldn’t sing due to a “sore throat.”

Anyhow, back to moving. Feel free to leave your birthday wishes for Cool Boy below!

Our favorite 5-year-old in the world is nowhere to be found, because our hearts are drawn to a freshly minted 6-year-old. On this date in 2007, my buddy Cool Boy was born in Gainesville, FL. Best 6 years of my life, so far.

Happy Birthday to my Cool Boy, Noah!


Cool Mum and Cool boy under a cherry tree in New York Botanical Garden.

Today, our Cool Newbie is two years old! I’m so happy for our sweet boy, though I confess to feeling a tiny pang of sadness. Our baby is a little boy now. (But he’ll still be our baby for many years to come.)

Cool Newbie (Micah, for any newbies out there) was born at Mount Sinai hospital in Manhattan, and I’m sure he was thrilled about the New York, NY that would appear on his birth certificate. (We were.) He came home to a spacious two-bedroom duplex on 89th Street on the Upper East Side – with a backyard! – but it was smaller than it seemed.  Continue reading