Parenting choices

Jul 16, 2012
Charlotte’s birthday is on Friday. “How do we have a birthday?” she asked me late last week when I told her that she would be turning three. We considered a variety of different ways to institute birthday traditions this year.  Should →MORE...

Maybe the clouds or the stars or the weeds in my yard finally lined up just right.  Or maybe all those times I’ve had to help Charlotte blow dandelion seeds all over the yard finally paid off.  Or maybe someone just →MORE...

One of the things that I have noticed during this pregnancy is that I am much more relaxed this time around.  When I was pregnant with Charlotte, I was wound tighter than a spring.  Worry was my middle name. This time, →MORE...

Jun 08, 2012
At some point a month or two ago, I joined a new mom group. Over the past few years, I have tried a variety of mom groups on for size and what I have generally found is that the groups do →MORE...

Donald and I began making a focused effort to give a second language to Charlotte six months ago.  Although I had spoken French off and on to her since her infancy and I could sing a few nursery rhymes, overall her →MORE...