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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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Waking up to Pee

Two nights in a row, our girl has woken herself up just before midnight to make a tinkle. Both mornings, her undies and sheets have been dry. Bedtime Pull-Ups be gone!

No Tears, Clean Teeth
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No Tears, Clean Teeth

A very good experience today at the dentist. The office had a very comfy feel and the lobby had a working mechanical rocking horse – which was awesome. If they could figure our how to do the exam on that thing, they would have a goldmine on their hands as […]

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Have you seen our Doula?

Ever heard of a Doula? Me neither, at least not until we hired one to assist with the birth of our daughter three years ago.To say I was skeptical about handing over hundreds of bucks to someone who would do what sounded an awful lot like my job during the […]

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