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Oh What a Night

Our weekend started off with a trip to the ER. The wee one upchucked, letting it fly a few inches and then repeated that projectile action 15 minutes later. Pediatrician was called and he advised us to take her in to the ER. After three looong hours, she checked out […]

Random Toddlering

"The swing will be there for me in the morning"

An email I just received from my wife. She is at home, of course, with new baby, our 3 yr old and my mom…“Oh, and I almost forget to tell you about her nap! She was outside on the swing after lunch, around 1:15 or so, and told your mom […]

Random Toddlering

Another birth…at the other house

For those following along, we have had another birth. My gal’s other Daddy, the one at her other house, delivered a baby girl. You may recall his dilema – he has no vagina, only a rear-end. Well, my girl has informed us that she had a magic wand and was […]

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At my other house

For quite some time now, my daughter (the three year old – I have to get used to the fact that I have two now and cannot simply say “my daughter”) has told us stories about her “Other House”. There, she has three dogs and three cats, her daddy has […]

Finally switched to Maple
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Finally switched to Maple

For my entire life I have used Aunt Jemima Lite Syrup. When our daughter started to eat waffles and pancakes we had her using a real maple syrup, so she would not become addicted to the sugar sweetness of “syrup”. We bought several varieties for us to try but we […]

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Earth Day Laptop Doula

We did nothing to celebrate Earth Day yesterday, save for spending much of the day outside, soaking up the rays and cooking on the grill. I do feel a bit odd about our lack of involvement in a structured and official celebratory event but I guess, at the essence of […]

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How to be a big sister

Tonight we head to our baby-delivering hospital for a tour and a talk. It is not for us though, but for our daughter. It is a great-sounding program designed to get a child (age three or older) comfortable with the hospital, the baby nursery and their pending big sister-dom. I […]

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My Monkey, Blanket and Pillow

Ok, I am starting a meme. A couple weeks ago, I had no idea what that word even meant, but after Bumblebee Sweet Potato tagged me recently, I hit Wikipedia to find out what the heck I was pulled into. So, in response to this hilarious and charming story from […]

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