Charlotte's twosies; 24-36 months

May 22, 2012
Over the past two or three months, Charlotte has “outgrown” her nap.  And by “outgrown,“ what I mean is that she no longer naps with any sort of consistency at a reasonable hour…but she is still physically incapable of making it →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, There are only two months left until your birthday and you are marking the countdown by learning all manner of new tricks.  This month alone, you have learned how to make my harmonica make different sounds, how to plant →MORE...

May 15, 2012
It must be said that after the rain comes the sun.  And after a weekend of very difficult days and more attitude than I knew a two-year-old was capable of, Charlotte woke up yesterday morning in a great mood. We made →MORE...

The past few weeks with Charlotte have been particularly difficult. As a general whole, I do not believe in writing about hard days with Charlotte.  It makes me uncomfortable.  If my daughter reads this blog at age 16 and ever, even →MORE...

May 09, 2012
In case you are wondering (and you probably are not, but my dad would have soooo much less ammunition against me if my blog went without my trademark habit of oversharing), the last eleven days in this house have been 100% →MORE...