Author - Jeff Grabowski

The grabowskis

Jeff Grabowski has a 3-year-old daughter who is thoughtful but bossy, and a 9-month-old son who is a laid back explorer on his fifth ear infection (and dose of antibiotics). Jeff lives in North Mayfair with his wife and they both work full time, while their kids go to daycare. He has fond memories of his pre-children hobbies of cooking, regularly seeing live music, going to yoga class and bike-commuting year round.

Life advice for my daughter, on her 1st birthday

Photo credit: Fandl Photography

My wife started planning our daughter’s first birthday party months ahead of time.

It was an intricate circus theme, including 19 documented ideas that I will spare you of except for these: wine bottles whose labels were entitled “cirque du vin” or had circus elephants on them; three flavors of homemade popcorn served in bright red pails with chrome-plated scoops and red and white striped peanut bags; and mini circus-animal cake pops.

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Posted on April 15, 2016 at 11:42 AM by Jeff Grabowski