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Hammer and Snails

There are times when it’s quite apparent that little kids simply live in a totally different world than the rest of us.  This is never more obvious than when the whole “imaginative play” really gets going.  We have ushered in … Continue reading

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Sleuth in Advertising

We’ve reached a turning point around here where Stella is falling victim to advertisements.  For the longest time if they were on in front of her, she’d totally ignore them.  The only time she would pay any attention to them … Continue reading

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Babe of Mutilation

Kids are messy. You just don’t expect to go into someone’s house that has kids and expect to see a museum showpiece (and if you do, someone in that equation is seriously ill – mentally or otherwise). Kids leave crumbs, … Continue reading

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Bellow Yellow

Kids have their own idea about what = fun.  Case in point, birthdays or Christmases where kids find more enjoyment in the boxes than in the toys those boxes contain.    We’re not quite there with Stella, but there are some … Continue reading

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Eat, Play, Love

Our household has changed quite a bit in just a couple of weeks.  This is mostly due to the fact that we just celebrated Stella’s first birthday.  Had you asked me at the beginning of September if I thought my … Continue reading

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Cat Snatch Fever

I had worried when pregnant that eventually we’d have to pick up the cat toys as part of the whole baby-proofing process.  I could imagine unborn Stella trying to nosh on a catnip mouse.  As it turns out, however, I … Continue reading

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You put the lime in the coconut…..

When you work in an office, people tend to get pretty excited about your pregnancy and how you’re progressing. You get peppered with questions about puking, whether or not you know it’s a boy or a girl, and how much … Continue reading

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