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So. I’ve been thinking about going back to work, after five – FIVE! – years of being a stay at home mom. At times I feel SO ready to get back out there. Other times, I fear going back to work, … Continue reading
Sometimes we need a bit of perspective. Claire is a wonderful kid, but she can also have quite the attitude. At times she frustrates me beyond belief, and I have to work REALLY hard not to respond in anger. (And I don’t … Continue reading
Claire is getting more mature by the day, and I realize each day just how much she can do! It’s easy to get in a rut of sorts, and to keep doing things for her that, in reality, she can do for herself. A … Continue reading
Before Heidi was born, we were really concerned about Claire’s reaction. Would she resent the arrival of a new baby? Would she be confused, angry, envious?
Blog love is so great… When you start a blog, it takes a lot of time and effort to build an audience and get yourself out there. So you can imagine my thrill to be featured on another blog!
My friend Tess recently gave me this book, Baby-gami: Baby Wrapping for Beginners, by Andrea Sarvady. We didn’t do much swaddling with Claire – to be honest, I could never really figure out how to do it properly. But I … Continue reading
Every evening, before Claire’s bath, she helps me pick up and put her toys away. If I give her a bit of direction, asking her to put the puzzle away, or pick up the Legos, she is usually quite happy … Continue reading