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So much for the nightlight

Ok, that did not work! My daughter was up at 2am again last night.I turned off the light, rocked her back to sleep, and rose at 6:15am. It was easier than the previous evenings with a shorter duration of hysterics…but this needs to stop!No idea what I can try next […]

Random Toddlering

Scared of the dark?

The past few nights have been rough on Mr. and Mrs. OWTK. Our daughter seems to be dealing with two things right now: 1) A seasonal stuffy nose which is giving her trouble in the breathing department, while laying down. This nasal issue is waking her up around 1 or […]

So Much Time So Little To Do

Here Come the ABC’s!!

Whoa! They Might Be Giants is coming to town! They are on a mini, three date, “kid’s” tour of NY and PA to support Generation Schools, a non-profit urban public school pilot model designed to have teachers working with handfuls of children instead of roomfuls. Sounds radical…and wonderful! They surely […]

Janie and Jack – Personalized Kids Stuff
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Janie and Jack – Personalized Kids Stuff

Janie and Jack is one heck of a nice store, from the handsome clothes down to the pretty boxes and tissue paper used for each purchase. Now they offer personalization on their onesies, blankets and this extremely comfy looking $28 rocking horse one-piece for babies. Janie and Jack, a member […]

Fine Tune Hearing whilst Hiding and Seeking
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Fine Tune Hearing whilst Hiding and Seeking

I had an idea to spice up the ol’ Hide-n-Seek routine the other day. I figured it would be fun, trying to focus my daughter’s ears on where the sound of my voice is coming from. So, instead of running to a hiding spot and staying as still and quiet […]

Unicef's Trick or Treat Campaign
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Unicef's Trick or Treat Campaign

Today we received a note from our daughter’s daycare/school announcing their participation in Unicef’s Annual Trick or Treat Campaign. While in France, we began giving her loose change (Euro then, but U.S. currency since – of course) and talking to her about money (that it is used to buy things, […]

Take Back Your Time Day – Oct 24th
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Take Back Your Time Day – Oct 24th

Today is Take Back Your Time Day. This sure seems like a worthwhile idea:TAKE FOUR WINDOWS OF TIME.Between Take Back Your Time Day (October 24th) and January 1st, we invite you to choose any four time periods (“windows of time”) for slow, quiet, life-renewing activities, as an individual or with […]

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Practice Makes Perfect

In an effort to teach, and then reinforce, manners and all-around nice behavoir, we have begun to ask our daughter if she wants to practice some of the little things she is struggling to do constantly. She loves the idea, gets super-excited and wants to “practice” over and over again. […]

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