Sign language

The thing about cloth-diapering is that cloth soaks up moisture.  And moisture makes me nervous.  Even the word makes me nervous.  It sounds like the sort of word that is just WAITING to sprout out fuzzy molds and poisonous mushrooms, you →MORE...

Guess who went six hours wearing underpants without having a single accident?  And guess who also used sign language to indicate that she needed a toilet AND USED A TOILET TWICE during those six hours?

I have mentioned this before, but Donald and I sign with Charlotte.  We aren’t very GOOD signers, but we do our best.  People ask us all the time why we chose to use sign language with our daughter – and the →MORE...

Aug 26, 2010
It is morning and we are laying in bed, falling in love.  Where’s Charlotte?, I ask as I throw a sheet over her body.  She pulls it down, flashing a triumphant grin, and we laugh.  Again, she signs, again. Then we →MORE...

*** Don’t forget to enter this week’s children’s book giveaway for the Stella and Sam collection, an awesome, award-winning picture book series by Marie-Louise Gay. She rubs her eyes, sits down, and cries.  So I go to her.  Do you want →MORE...