January 7th, 2017|6 Comments
So, Happy New Year.
In my twenties, New Years Eve was the source of a great deal of anxiety for me. My friends and I used to take weeks to decide which was going to […]
December 29th, 2016|2 Comments
So, 2016 huh? I hope you all feel accomplished in some way. This year has been high stress and high emotion for a lot of reasons. We had another baby, obviously. And the election. That […]
December 22nd, 2016|3 Comments
I’ve been so sick you guys. Fevers and chills since Monday night. You don’t want to know the details. I’m feeling about 70% right now and compared to how I’ve been feeling the last few […]
December 15th, 2016|4 Comments
Oh heyyyyyy. There’s a babysitter up in this house. Which means I’m not in my pajamas. I’m going work-casual. Which is good because I totally feel like I’m at the office. Our bedroom is the […]
December 9th, 2016|2 Comments
When it’s Robbie’s turn to read to the boys I take Jules. Sometimes he naps for ten minutes and I have just enough time to do absolutely nothing. Or I could write half a blog […]
December 6th, 2016|2 Comments
So this is my hair. The other half is in a vacuum cleaner bag at the Green Room in Boston. My single chair salon experience went just as perfectly as expected. The haircut was fun, […]
November 17th, 2016|4 Comments
We were just saying that Bennett’s new haircut makes him look a bit feral. And then he came into the kitchen wearing a crotchet ring on his head. What you can’t see here is the […]
November 6th, 2016|6 Comments
So I’m trying this thing. Over there. The Gazette. I’m drawing lines. Differentiating my mama blog from the ‘business end’.
I named this blog Les Petits Gazette (“The Littles” Gazette), with the intention of making it […]
October 23rd, 2016|2 Comments
We’ve had perfect weather all week – Wednesday may as well have been the middle of August. It was warm all day and by the afternoon the weather was cool enough for a hike. Robbie […]
October 20th, 2016|0 Comments
You might have noticed some changes around here. More on that later. For now I’m channeling my inner Debi Newberry and sharing a song for your Thursday. Whether it’s your last day before a long […]
October 14th, 2016|4 Comments
All three boys have been partying during the night the last couple of weeks and I’d like to say I have had zero sleep for four days in a row but I did close my […]
October 8th, 2016|1 Comment
Bennett loves his stuffed animals, one in particular. His name is Big Bunny and Bennett takes him everywhere. If Big Bunny isn’t in bed with him there’s going to be a problem.
A few nights […]
My name is Helen Thompson. I am a mama, weaver and jewelry maker. I live in Massachusetts with my older man + three much younger men.
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