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About lindswing

Once upon a time, I was born, grew up a little bit, did some stuff, and now I have a blog. I deeply respect the Oxford comma.


Toddler acquisition of language is absolutely phenomenal. About a month ago, Soren was moving from 3-4 to 4-5 word utterances. Now, he’s saying compound sentences as a part of entire paragraphs of thoughts. His ability to communicate what he sees … Continue reading

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Once upon a workday.

Today, while writing report after report and written notice after written notice and listening to the speech pathologist play games and have fun conversations with kiddos all day, I began to question my career choice. My office is a little … Continue reading

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Another thing

Pinterest has also helped me to realize that all of my future vacations should be to tropical or otherwise warm-beached locales. Give me a warm beach and some blue waters, ya know?

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Having a kid is the most awesome

Two year-olds have fiery, mind-blowing tantrums of doom, tantrums that compel me to consider abandoning my child on strangers’ doorsteps (note: I WOULD NOT EVER ABANDON MY CHILD. Only fantasize about it sometimes…). Most of the time, however, two year-olds … Continue reading

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A thing I hate

When bloggers have those stupid cartoon themselves on their blogs. Like so: And this: Yech.

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Things I’ve Learned about Myself from Pinterest

I like gray. Like, so much gray, all the time, on everything. And white. Gray and white. Or grey and white? WHO CAN GIVE ME THE ANSWER TO WHICH WAY I SHOULD SPELL GREY/GRAY? I need a library in my … Continue reading

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Toddlers make your laptop sticky.

Given all of the things I’ve NOT blogged about in the past months, it’s hard to see anything recent as worthy of blog space. Maybe the answer is that I should kill my blog? Let’s be serious, that’s not going … Continue reading

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Perhaps you’ve heard that two year olds have tantrums sometimes? HOLY HOT DAMN. Yes. Yes they do.

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Let’s try a little stream of consciousness blogging, shall we?

This old thing? Soren says, “Bess you!” When you sneeze. Or when he sneezes. Any kind of sneezes, doesn’t matter who. Soren tries to write his name, and he can kind of write S. Sometimes. He definitely recognizes his name, … Continue reading

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But it’s true!

I’m sorry if you were under the impression that [other, non-Soren child] is the nicest child of all. You are incorrect. Soren is nicer than all of the other childs. I’ve spent a lot of time with him, and I’ve … Continue reading

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