Monthly Archives: June 2012

Music makes the people come together…unless it’s kiddie music.

I was raised on Blondie, Elvis Costello, Cat Stevens and Laura Nyro.  My parents have an audio recording of me declaring “I have to poopy” in the middle of my brilliant 2-year-old Patti Smyth cover.  I idolized Joan Jett long … Continue reading

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Three going on thirty (or how many gray hairs my kids give me daily)

Three might be the best age ever.  Gavin can be trusted to do so much on his own.  He climbs the steep subway steps all by himself.  He walks the sidewalks in front of me, but waits without fail at … Continue reading

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Hello, my name is Carinn and I am a writer

On occasion I look at my kids and wonder what careers they might enjoy (looking for ideas maybe?). Will he be the singer in a rock band? I am already beginning to rehearse my pearl of wisdom when they ask … Continue reading

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