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The Missing Instinct

February 22, 2010

As a parent, a good deal of my time and energy are focused on poop.  The frequency, color, quality, smell, and how to clean it up as efficiently as possible.  That said, no matter how cute my baby is, cleaning up his poop is never enjoyable.  Poop, anywhere other than in the potty, is...
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Let’s Drive!

February 15, 2010
Let’s Drive!

Hayden’s new favorite activity (besides watching Calliou) is driving Daddy’s car.  Not a day goes by that he doesn’t ask me, “Wanna get in daddy’s car?” Interpreted: “I want to get in Daddy’s car.” I try to engage him in something else, such as playing with LEGOS, going for a walk, helping me cook...
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Sex-Ed For Toddlers

January 28, 2010

A daily conversation in our home goes something like this… Hayden:  “Mommy has a penis.” Me:  “No, not Mommy.  I’m a lady.  Only boys and men have a penis.” Hayden:  “Mimi has a penis.” Me:  “Nope, not Mimi, either.  Mimi’s a lady, also” Hayden:  “Daddy has a penis.” Me:  “Yes.  Daddy is a man.”...
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Rainy Day Activities

January 27, 2010

“Cook” Something at Home A rainy day is a great opportunity for you to cook something together at home, like a warm pot of soup or a baked treat.  Little kids love to get in on the action with tasks like placing items in a bowl, helping to stir, or adding something to the...
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The Sweetest

January 20, 2010

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories. ~John Wilmot Before you have a baby, you think you know what you are getting yourself into.  You read parenting books.  You research online.  You talk to your tummy and get the nursery ready. ...
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