Chen May Yee swapped life as a foreign correspondent in Asia for domesticity in Minneapolis, where she lives with preschooler Maya, kindergartener Zoe and husband Chris, a stay-at-home dad. She writes about healthcare at the Star Tribune and hankers after warmer climates.
Kay Krhin makes daily attempts to balance doing more with less and less with more at work and home, more or less. She is married to multi-faceted modern man Peter and is a slightly seasoned mother to preschooler Ben and toddler Vivian.
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It's raw, gray and snowy.
But did you know the third Monday in January aka: Blue Monday is supposedly the most depressing day of the year?
See article here.
Here's a little pick-me-up cure for you.
The Kitty Keyboard version of Blue Monday by New Order (that I'm sure any fellow 80's music fans will recognize)
This video is via SF Gate's parenting blog The Poop's Peter Hartlaub from his post "Are you playing with your kids' Christmas Toys?" and it makes me laugh every time. (Thank you Peter!)
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