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That Just Happened
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That Just Happened

It’s the Mouse’s turn! She’s been sick, in a far worse and bizarre way, since Friday afternoon. She has no appetite, sleeps all day yet won’t sleep at all (if that makes sense) and is vomiting periodically…like this grade A effort here, which happened about 7 minutes ago. The Mrs. […]

So this is what it's like to be SAHD
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So this is what it's like to be SAHD

If nothing else, the past three days have afforded me the opportunity to discover a slice of the Stay At Home Dad lifestyle. It’s remains a big time dream of mine, to be a work at home/stay at home hybrid dad…that would be a WAHSAHHD for those scoring at home.It’s […]

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The Dishwasher and the Sick Bear

At 10:20 this morning my office phone rang. The area code was local but the number didn’t ring a bell. That’s never a good thing. That kinda call means only one thing – one of my kids has fallen ill and must be collected without delay. Today was the Bear’s […]

Panic at the Field Trip
Parenting Blog / Random Toddlering

Panic at the Field Trip

***Thursday P.M. Update*** The pearl is in the wiver! Umm, yeah. The Bear is back at school. She and we have survived field trip numero uno. This was the first day of many more to come of our little girl venturing out into the world with nary a family member […]

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A Kindergarten Wish

Last week was graduation week. Not for the Bear, but for her older classmates – those lucky souls who, thanks to the timing of their birthdays, will be 5 years old before September 1st. They are moving on to the big K – Kindergarten. The Bear was not pleased. She […]

Random Toddlering

Peeing on a Schedule

tick, tock, tick, tock…time to pee! Since the Bear’s negative UTI results last week we have had her on a strict 2 hour pee regiment and guess what? It’s been working, magnificently actually. She tries every couple hours at home and wears a watch at school to help remind her […]

Parenting Blog

I'm not a great Dad, there I've said it

The Bear has been working through her new emotions, those of no longer being the constant star of a one-woman show, those of growing older and having additional responsibilities and those of coming to terms with the fact that this childhood thing is a process (for example, one cannot learn […]

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The Bear has a Going Problem

Over the past few months the Bear has been having a seriously difficult time making it through an entire day without peeing herself. Her underwear is almost always damp and is far too often soaked through to her tights (remaining concealed under her dress) by the time we bring her […]

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