Monthly Archives: September 2014

Twice Bitten, Once Shy

Felix has settled in really well at preschool. He only goes three days a week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  As with any kid going to preschool for the first time, there were some initial bumps in the road. Notably, String … Continue reading

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Pieces of Late

Since I rarely feel like I have a life outside of little children, work, dishes, dinners, and snot-prints on my black capri pants, I’ve taken to stalking following many celebrities on Instagram.  It’s not probably who you’d expect.  There are … Continue reading

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The Pot(assium) Calling the Kettle Black

Both of my kids are tall.  We’re talking 95th percentile.  Stella has also usually been in the upper decks for weight, although that’s since scaled back a bit.  As a baby, she was the proverbial butterball and ate well almost … Continue reading

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Romancing the Stone Age

Today’s my birthday.  Honestly, with all the hullabaloo lately, I really haven’t thought much about it.  No, I mean it.  I really haven’t thought much about it.  I’ve had Stella’s party, my dad and stepmother in town, work, Felix and … Continue reading

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Breast of Eden

It would seem my household is experiencing a golden age of the boob lately.  While Stella has been into playing dress up for some time (including my brassieres), she has shown a renewed interest lately.  If I put a bra … Continue reading

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Four Your Eyes Only

We came.  We saw.  We partied.  Well, in a manner of speaking. We had Stella’s 4th birthday party on Saturday.  It was almost 2 weeks before her actual date of birth, but given the travel schedules of various grandparents, early … Continue reading

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Germ Limits

I’ve always considered myself to be a fairly logical, pragmatic person.  I dislike reacting emotionally to pretty much anything and everything.  I think that’s part of why being pregnant was such a drag; those hormones do a number on you, … Continue reading

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Harem of the Dog

The stuffed animal situation continues to evolve around our house.  Stella earned enough good behavior stickers to visit the treat bin on Friday.  I just knew she was going to pick one of the Mater books I had recently tossed … Continue reading

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Dry Me a River

You’d have to live under a rock to not know about the “wonders” of coconut oil.  Depending on who you talk to, this stuff can clear up acne, “cleanse toxins,” cure allergies, soothe dry skin, help with ulcers, and reduce … Continue reading

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You Wean Some, You Lose Some

Weaning continues, somewhat unsuccessfully.  A few months ago, we had gotten to where he was only nursing at night, mainly to fall asleep.  The problem now is that we’re stuck there. I can’t get my son to leave my chest … Continue reading

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