Category Archive: Kids

Oct 02

Midnight Visitor

This is a real conversation that happened late last night. basket nike tn soldes I had gone to bed around 11, nursed Sarah, chaussure air jordan and we were both falling asleep. I hear the door to the bedroom open. I squint towards the door, cheap ugg boots which isn’t helpful because I can’t see …

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Aug 23

The FlyLady and BOB books

This has been a pretty exciting week for me so far. Naomi started 2nd grade last Thursday, and Rachel and I have started our preschool lessons. I am also starting a new household management regime along with my good friend, Fernanda Powers. We’re following The FlyLady’s Beginning Baby Steps. Check it out if you, too, are …

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Jun 03

Summer Boredom or Relaxation…

I am a quiet person by nature. I like to be home, I like to have a regular routine to my day, I like to be able to get all my housework done without being rushed. Up until this summer, the kids have easily gone along with me, finding ways to play together and entertain themselves …

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Mar 31

Sleep

Sarah is 7 months old today! She is a very happy baby. She loves to cuddle. She is exclusively breastfeed and is now also eating 3 meals a day. She’s almost 17 pounds and is 27″ long and is very healthy. She is sitting up by herself. And she absolutely doesn’t sleep through the night. …

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Feb 11

Time goes on

I admit that sometimes I wonder what life would be like if we did not have kids yet. The first thing that comes to mind is how CLEAN my home would be! Imagine only having to pick up after myself! And no one would suddenly decide to get out the Play Doh right after I finished …

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Dec 30

Parenting styles…

I never considered parenting styles before we had our first baby. I was the first of my friends to get married, let alone have a baby, so it was not something that came up often. Now, 3 babies later, I think about parenting styles quite a lot. I read parenting books and magazines and blogs, and …

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Oct 27

Naomi

When Naomi was a preschooler, she was not one to pull everything out of drawers or crawl into the forbidden kitchen cabinets. She didn’t put dangerous objects in her mouth or stick her fingers in the outlets. (She really didn’t prepare me much for raising Rachel as a toddler!) I would describe her as “careful.” She …

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Oct 16

In celebration of 3-year-olds

One of her favorite toys

I have decided to make this post all about Rachel, my 3-year-old, as the first of a series of blogs dedicated to each of my children. The main point of this is personal, so that I will remember life as it is now, since I am not keeping up with the baby books and scrapbooks …

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Jun 12

Third Trimester Ponderings

This past Wednesday I hit the magic 28-week mark in this pregnancy, which signals the official entry into the third trimester. This being my third time around, I can’t help reflecting on differences between how I am feeling now versus when I was expecting our first or second child. Maybe some of you can relate! I …

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Jun 05

My House is Clean Enough…

I don’t write much poetry, but this came to me while sweeping the floor… A Mother’s Home My house is clean enough; I don’t think you’ll get sick If your cookie falls to the floor and you pick it up real quick. But don’t open any closet doors! Don’t look in any dresser drawers! Don’t judge me …

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