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We Pee Kings

“Just you wait.  When you potty train your son, pee will get everywhere.” “Yeah, right,” I thought to myself, thinking this was yet another know-it-all trying to overshare.  Fortunately, this sort of thing seems to come way more infrequently the … Continue reading

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Horton Hears a Poo

You know how I’ve lamented in the past about my kids growing up, time passing too quickly, and my aching uterus which will never bear another sweet baby into the world?  I’ve found the cure.  And in order to help … Continue reading

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Dry Me a River

As per my last blog, while the boy and I were on the road and Will was left alone to deal with a horrendous home-improvement scenario involving our sewer, Stella was having a spend the night party at Oui Oui’s … Continue reading

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Uncle Mom’s Cabin

I believe I’ve mentioned before that Stella seems to be exceptionally suggestible.  Her speech therapist and the neurologist seem to think this is her way of cementing language.  If she sees or hears something, she has to obtain it or … Continue reading

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It’s My Potty and I’ll Cry If I Want To

Will decided last week that it was time to “rip the band aid off” with respect to potty training.  Yeah, our 3 year old daughter has been inching toward big girl panties now for about 9 months.  Our lack of … Continue reading

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The Cost of Pooing Business

People love to talk about how expensive kids are.  When they do, they always mention the basics:  diapers, clothes, food (formula, if nursing isn’t your thing), schooling.  They leave out so much that you don’t think about until it’s too … Continue reading

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Cat On a Wet Tin Roof

I’ve had it with the bathroom.  In addition to the usual trials of potty training – and man, did I underestimate what a long and drawn-out nightmare that would be – it seems like strange and unfortunate things keep happening … Continue reading

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It’s My Potty and I’ll Cry If I Want To

School has been a roller coaster.  I think I may invest in some torn jeans and temporary tattoos for Stella.  On Monday when I picked her up from school, I was told that she had been removed from class due … Continue reading

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State of the Union: A Dress

Naked time continues to be an issue over here.  It’s a nasty lottery, really.  Most days are fine, in that I don’t have sewage hitting the floor.  But then again, little kids are gross in and of themselves.  Even without … Continue reading

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Fight For Your Right to Potty

Warning:  This is one of those emails where I rant.  Sorry.  Skip it if you want.  I just need to get some of this out of my system.  And I do know that every single parent (almost) has to deal … Continue reading

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