In the category of Things I Don’t Enjoy Reading on Social Media: potty training updates of toddlers. Little kids are already without dignity; let’s not rub their noses in it. I know, there are lots of mom-tips for potty training in the comments and it’s a great support network, and my friends who post their child’s … More Potty Training is for City People
So my friend Amanda was over a few months ago and noticed something you can’t miss if you visit our family for more than six minutes: Claire’s attachment to yours truly. She is 23 months old today and has been (as Kins would say) in the Barnacle Stage for the past 3-4 months. Here are … More Our Girl, Flipper
Friday used to be the best day of the week. When I was growing up, in the fall, Friday was game day. My dad was a football coach, so we lived for Friday nights. When I was working, Friday was the only day we were officially allowed to wear jeans to school. I had my … More Swinging in the Wind
Once upon a time, in a land far far away, I used to go out to eat. I’d go with the hubs, maybe my sisters or best friends, possibly coworkers, oftentimes family. We’d have drinks, sit at the table and chat for an hour or two or three. Back when I went out to eat … More Let Us Dine in Peace
Are We Just Giant Toddlers? One morning as I left for work a while back I could see my 20 month-old son through the glass front door screaming his head off because I left him. Watching him wail as I sped off, a thought hit me: We are all just giant toddlers. Trevor was perfectly … More Are We Just Giant Toddlers?