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Urinary Tract Infection for the Bear and why won't the cat eat? *10/11 UPDATE*

So all this fever business got us worried enough to pay a visit to the good Dr. yesterday. They took a urine sample and with a phone call at 6:45am today, we learned that it came back positive (which is a negative thing – weird.) She has a urinary tract […]

My Toddler is a Drug Addict
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My Toddler is a Drug Addict

The bear came down with a fever last night. I had to make a run to the market for Children’s Tylenol after discovering the meltaways and the liquid had expired in April and August respectively. I went with the bubblegum flavor meltaway and Strawberry liquid (a girl has to have […]

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Homework for Parents

Kids do school work in class, parents leave remarks online. I love this idea. In response to parents bitching about extra work in their lives – Yeah, we’re all busy. Get over yourself and get involved in your child’s education/life. They deserve it and who knows, you may learn something […]

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Not Ready for the Cloth

No, I am not considering the Priesthood (but I’m not ready for that either).I am just itching to use our cloth diapers. We have dozens of them from the bear-baby-era, just waiting to spring into pee-absorbin’/poopy-catchin’ action. Problem is, the mouse is leaner than the bear at this age and […]

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Parent's Night Out

The Bear & Mouse’s school held it’s annual Parent’s Night Out on Friday. Essentially, the school turns into an after-hours babysitting club/pizza party, thus providing parents 3.5 hours of free time for a mere $20 a kid/$10 for each additional (on par with local in-home babysitting rates). We made reservations […]

The First Class and Rice Cereal
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The First Class and Rice Cereal

Saturday was a mildly momentous day for OWTK. The bear attended, and did rather well in, her first dance class. On Friday evening, the 11th hour which is when I always seem to be running around buying gifts for birthday parties or, in this case, picking up the essential ingredient […]

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Home Alone (with two kids)

Tonight marked the first time I was left alone, at nighttime, with both the bear and the mouse. Crazy, I know. Generally, I assume more of the cleaning/cooking role in the house while the Mrs. handles the diapers, tantrums and such. But not tonight…oh no, tonight I am Mr. Everything […]

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How to get your toddler to sleep through the night (or lying to your child 101)

I have documented some of the trouble we have been having for the past couple months with our toddler, the bear, now 3 1/2 years of age, at bedtime and in the middle of the night. She has been having night terrors, nightmares, separation anxiety, occasional bed wetting, & other […]

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