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I totally want to go back to nursery school….

I totally want to go back to nursery school….

Posted By Joe Cianciotto Two weeks ago I had a life changing experience of reading to, my four year-old daughter Sophie’s, Pre-K class and I think I may be hooked on the experience. And I know this may sound crazy but I’d really like to […]

Ten Things I Learned This Summer With My Kids

Ten Things I Learned This Summer With My Kids

Posted by Joe Cianciotto What I learned this summer. Note: This entry is about two weeks late so just pretend it’s the day after Labor Day and you’re reading this. So after spending two years on the road Monday through Thursdays, I saved up enough […]

Dear Hannah & Sophie: Summer Break

Dear Hannah & Sophie: Summer Break

Posted by Joe Cianciotto Dear Hannah & Sophie, Daddy has been a bit of a slacker with the blog this summer so far. I thought I would take this opportunity to do a rerun version of my past content. Oh wait, by the time you’re […]

Dear Hannah & Sophie: The End Of The School Year

Dear Hannah & Sophie: The End Of The School Year

Posted by Joe Cianciotto   Dear Hannah & Sophie, In the last week you both have passed a major milestones. Sophie, you finished your first year of preschool and Hannah, you put first grade in your rear view mirror. I thought, beyond letting you know […]

HANNAH’S AMAZING NOTE HOME | JOE CIANCIOTTO

HANNAH’S AMAZING NOTE HOME | JOE CIANCIOTTO

Posted by Joe Cianciotto   So my daughter, Hannah, got an amazing letter from her teacher yesterday. It wasn’t meant to be, but it was amazing nonetheless. The note was actually a warning about her behavior in her first grade class. I’ve gone ahead and […]

Frozen On Broadway: Reliving A Trauma

Frozen On Broadway: Reliving A Trauma

Posted by Joe Cianciotto It’s been about a month since I was there but the memory of seeing Frozen on Broadway remains seared onto the retina of my soul in probably the worst way possible. This is a wound that cuts deep and goes back […]

In Memory of My Dear Friend Steve

In Memory of My Dear Friend Steve

Posted by Joe Cianciotto (Note: this eulogy has been slightly edited from its original form to be safe for public consumption)   I had the good fortune to meet Steve for the first time in 7th grade. I remember in the junior high school, sea […]

Hannah My Hero

Hannah My Hero

Posted by Joe Cianciotto I have always been proud of Hannah. From her first word, to her first step, all the way to her first grade, she has been a beaming source of pride for my wife and myself and her little sister Sophie. However, […]

Joseph Cianciotto: Weekend at the Hotel

Joseph Cianciotto: Weekend at the Hotel

  Posted by Joseph Cianciotto I initially created this blog for my daughters and as that has continued to evolve I think I am going to start addressing these entries explicitly to them. Think it will be a fun thing for the nuggets to look […]

Dear Sophie, on Your Fourth Birthday

Dear Sophie, on Your Fourth Birthday

Posted by Joseph Cianciotto Dear Sophie, Happy birthday sweetie! Part of me can’t believe you’re already four and yet in another sense, at times, I can’t believe you’re only four. As fast as time seems to have rushed by, and as much as you are […]