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Neighbors
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I’ll be in Roatan for the next several days for the startup societies and crypto cities conference, say hi if you’re there
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I’m stepping back from my startup and joining the board. Have no experience with being on the other side of boards, and I don’t recall having read anything generally helpful on this. Any thoughts or guidance?
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3yo: What are you guys talking about? me: Okay so there’s guy named Sam me: And Sam is really cool, everyone likes Sam wife: *Almost* everyone 3yo: me: And Sam is building... me: ...robots... 3yo: Friendly robots? me: Well,
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Yesterday’s Odd Lots was me discussing the childcare economics https://open.spotify.com/episode/7DUzfONsVnlD3yiPckPJBs
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gm First frost in Austin
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Curious what people think of this? It’s obviously made to be a critique of the mainstream side and endorsement of the gentle side but honestly neither of them seem overall appealing to me
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Parenting hack of unknown generalizability: If I am sedentary (at desk, on phone, reading, etc.) my children will want my attention, barring lots of redirection If I am up and about (doing chores, building, etc.) my children won’t want my attention, with little/no redirection
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3yo: *throws something* me′: That’s not good me″: She is amused; tell her firmly that it wasn’t funny me′: Yeah okay me‴: Uhh, dumbass, that can literally only backfire me″: Shit too late he’s already saying it me: That wasn’t funny 3yo: *laughs* 3yo: *throws something*
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Thinking about spending the summer in SF with whole family (wife, two young children). Ideally walkable one of our schools (Palo Alto, Fort Mason, Emeryville). My wife is is a therapist working mainly with founders. We both just want networking and cultural exposure to founder types. Thoughts/tips?
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3yo loves working in the room with most of the pegboards Bottom sections are for her
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[in bath with 2 dolls] 3yo¹: I can live in water 3yo²: Well I can’t 3yo¹: I could teach you to swim 3yo²: Yaayyyy 3yo¹: Slide down the water slide 3yo²: No I don’t even have a floatie 3yo¹: But just try it 3yo²: Ok. Wheeeee aaaaAAAHH HELLLP 3yo¹: Uh oh you drowned 3yo²:
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Lo-fi girl
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gm 2 weeks until Christmas music season
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It makes me unreasonably happy to cook a meal that lands in the microscopic area of overlap in the Venn diagram of the food preferences of all four family members
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3yo does not seem to be anywhere close to understanding that if she spends time on some things that there will be less time for other things. I know I know a lot of adults struggle with this ha ha but seriously: any tips? Or experience with when this comes online?
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Couldn’t find 3yo this morning Right when I was starting to worry I see my normally wild daughter sitting quietly on the back porch, in pajamas, before sunrise me: There you are 3yo: Oh, hi 3yo: I’m just listening to birds 3yo: It’s nice out here 3yo: *contemplates eternity*
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Makes me quite happy that Facebook is still capable of shipping something as utterly unhinged as AI messenger stickers
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