Category Archives: growing up

Can’t Spell Manicure Without M-A-N

Last Thursday, on the drive home after picking up the kids at school, Jack asked me to paint his nails. To say I was surprised would be an understatement- he has been staunchly anti-nail polish since he was about 3 … Continue reading

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The Birds And The Bees

I am not a morning person. I am not on top of things mentally first thing in the morning, as I learned yesterday when Jack wanted to play 20 questions and I could even remember what I had asked. So … Continue reading

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Training Day

For over a year Beatrice has been in pull up diapers. We’ve sat on the potty, with zero success, countless times. Commitment has been minimal, interest almost non existent, and progress has been zero. But now we are coming to … Continue reading

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Switcheroo

For awhile the plan has been to move Bebe into the room Sophie and Isabelle share, and give Isabelle her own room.  This would give Sophie the opportunity to sleep on the top bunk, and izzy gets the privacy her … Continue reading

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The Age Of Opportunity

The Age of Opportunity deals with the adolescent period of development, enumerating the growth the brain goes through physically, as well as potential boons/ pitfalls that can occur psychologically. To be honest, when I was asked to read this book … Continue reading

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