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  • Explore the world of Wedgits!
    August 22, 2008

    Explore the world of Wedgits!

    We’ve always loved Wedgits, the fabulous geometry toy from Imagability. There’s something compelling about the sleek shapes and angles that makes it difficult for even an adult to put them down after taking a moment to explore. For kids, these...

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  • And his name is…
    August 21, 2008

    And his name is…

    Sorry, sorry. I know, I’ve kept you all in suspense way too long. Our son’s name is Zev Jacob Gurock, and in Hebrew, it will be Ze’ev Yitzchak. Zev is named for all four of his Great-Grandfathers, Randolph Chester, Jack...

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  • Love ice cream?  Then have a ball!
    August 21, 2008

    Love ice cream? Then have a ball!

    When we had our first look at the Ice Cream Ball by Industrial Revoluion, I was really curious. It looked like a lot of fun—for kids and adults alike. It also looked like a great way to get kids to...

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  • Welcome to the world, baby boy
    August 5, 2008

    Welcome to the world, baby boy

    Eli and I are thrilled to welcome our son into the world. He was born this afternoon at 2:34pm after a reasonably quick (5.5 hour) labor. I was induced – sort of – this morning. My doctor broke my waters,...

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  • Paint like a pro with Powder Art
    August 5, 2008

    Paint like a pro with Powder Art

    Hi there, this is Sarah, filling in for Sheri while she continues to await the arrival of baby #3. If you’re looking for a fun, indoor activity to keep kids occupied during some of the rainy days this summer, we’ve...

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  • August 4, 2008

    Who’s afraid of cord blood?

    Interesting. A couple of weeks ago, we participated in the Viacord-sponsored Ultimate Baby Shower. Over the course of the evening, there were three presentations, one by an obstetrician speaking on behalf of ViaCord, one by a sonographer talking about 3D/4D...

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  • August 3, 2008

    The end of the line?

    I apologize that it has been so quiet here. Believe it or not, I am still pregnant. As of today, I am a week and three days overdue. On Tuesday morning, if there’s still no baby, my doctor will break...

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  • July 25, 2008

    Giant Microbes – Disease can be cute

    Hey there, this is Eli. As we wait for baby #3 (Sheri is due today) I thought I would pick up some slack and do a blog posting. For the past 2 years or so, at various, random times, the...

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