Holidays are Over

Friday, 26 December 2008, 16:01 | Category : Parenting
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Christmas was a blast with the new baby. Hate to gush, but we haven’t been this excited on Christmas day in a long time. Aden loved the train that went around the tree. He doen’t quite have full control over his head movements yet, but it was funny watching him turn his head to watch […]

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Christmas Blues

Friday, 19 December 2008, 16:10 | Category : Parenting, Work
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Christmas is next week! My baby’s first christmas. I wish I felt more excited about it, but these past couple of weeks have really taken a toll on my spirits. My lovely greyhound, Brindy, died last week after 11 years with me. She was the best, sweetest dog ever. She was so easy to take […]

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Boys are different than girls

Thursday, 18 December 2008, 21:41 | Category : Parenting
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Aden is almost three months old and I’ve already noticed a difference between boys and girls. Girls have miles and miles of clothes to choose from in the stores. Boys do not. It is obvious by the extensive research stores have put into supplying more girl clothes than boy clothes that people spend a lot […]

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Helicopter Parents

Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:47 | Category : Parenting
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I vow today to not be a helicopter parent. I think it is going to be hard to keep. So, I work in a academic environment and you tend to see parents that are calling to schedule classes and advising appointments for their children, which by the way, are ADULTS!. Then on occasion when a […]

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Schedules

Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:44 | Category : Parenting
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My mother is great with babies. She gets them on a schedule that lets them feel safe and comfortable. She has had a lot of experience of course. That doesn’t make me feel any better though when I can’t even maintain a schedule she’ll set up with Aden. It makes me feel like a horrible […]

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