When we left off, I was about to pick up Sasha after her first day of wearing underpants to school. Here’s how that went.
I arrived to find Sasha in a different outfit than the one I’d dropped her off in (I’d expected an accident on the [...]
I can’t believe that in all the time I’ve been writing this blog, I have not yet introduced you to Bop-bop. Bop-bop lives in France. She is sometimes a little girl, sometimes a baby, and sometimes and woman. She is always a she, because only “she’s” live in France. She is invisible, but you must [...]
We’re finally reaching the stage where Sasha’s artwork is starting to get interesting. Like, it has more meaning than just being face-value dots and squiggles. Recent drawings include family members with extremely long arms, our cat’s whiskers, and a treatise on pee and poo.
About a month ago another mom and I signed our daughters up for kid-only swim classes, which you can start taking at our Y once you turn three. Sasha and her pal turned three just two days apart, and they had both been in the same mommy & me class for awhile. They were also [...]
Sasha turned three last week—three!—and while one and two felt like a big deal because they were new numbers, three has meant something entirely different. It has meant growing up. To Sasha.
A ton of huge things happened the week three hit. First dentist appointment, first swimming lesson without Mom. But [...]
One of the things that has made me most excited about having a child is the idea that I will have a lifetime of being able to share some of my favorites things with her: books, movies, music. Like dating someone new. Sasha turned three this week, and she is finally hitting an age where [...]
Have you ever had a moment when you tried every one of those five S’s (five times each, even!) and not a damn one of them worked? Don’t get me wrong, I think the shushing and all is a good place to start.
The truth is, there are going to be times with [...]
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