One of those holidays that comes around every year. December 31, 2012
Christmas at the beach!  (She found a crab shell!) At some point in November, Charlotte came home from preschool with a laundry list of questions about Pere Noel (Father Christmas).  I answered them as patiently and honestly as possible, which is →MORE...

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The mystery of the really fucking weird food behaviors. December 20, 2012
The first time it happened, I thought my child was a genius. Charlotte had seen a food item she wanted - a bag of mixed nuts - and she had somehow retrieved it. But the more I thought about it, the →MORE...

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Tomorrow I might even try to wash some dishes, all productive-like. December 14, 2012
As of yesterday evening, Evie has been earthside for five weeks.  FIVE WEEKS!  And the newborn fog that has been lingering around these parts is only now beginning to lift. Charlotte is CONSTANTLY hanging onesies “up to dry” by clothespinning them →MORE...

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Enabling preschoolers’ unrealistic expectations since 2012. December 12, 2012
Shortly after Evelyn was born, my cousin came by my parents’ house for quality baby-meeting and toddler-adoring and dinner-eating time and she came bearing gifts for Charlotte. Namely, she came bearing a blue princess dress with a matching wand and crown →MORE...

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Bliss. December 07, 2012
Someday I will write my daughters’ birth stories. And I will write about breastfeeding during pregnancy.  And I will write about tandem nursing in those first few days postpartum.  And I will write about the difficulties I have encountered nursing Evelyn.  →MORE...

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