Category Archives: parenting

Come along with me

Because, as you may have noticed, I’m not a huge fan of cry-it-out sleep methods, we decided that when the time was right, we would follow the sleep training method described in the book The No Cry Sleep Solution. A … Continue reading

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Soreny Soren

Things Soren likes: BlueberriesBeetsMango pitsSquashPeasFeeding himself (low-sugar, spinach) puffs Rolling a ball back and forth (he pushes it back at you!)Knocking over block towersDropping his boat on his head and weeping (oh, he doesn’t actually like this one, but he … Continue reading

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pesticide-ADHD link

I recently read an article that talks about a study that found a link between pesticide exposure and ADHD. Go Organic! Woo!

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I’m going to go ahead and copy all of the information from this great handout I found down below rather than depend on anyone to click the link. This is the link, if you want to see for yourself. At … Continue reading

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In 20 years, I will not be wishing I had held Soren less. Despite his delightful start to sleeping and the eight hour nights he used to pull, Soren now wakes up every 3 hours or so at night. This … Continue reading

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on being a mother

Anymore, whenever I hear about men in sad straits or boys killed in accidents, I cry. I was never much of a crier before Soren was born. I was just reading an article about that Luger who died, and I’ve … Continue reading

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400th Post! Celebrate!

I’ve discovered that Waste Your Life television is good for the gym. All of the machines at the facility to which we belong (the one with the super awesome googling department) have televisions with CABLE! on them, and TLC is … Continue reading

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4 Months Old

4 months old is BORED. So bored, in fact, that 4 months old is now four-and-a-half months old and I’m only just now getting a chance to write this because I spend all of my time entertaining 4 1/2 months … Continue reading

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The difference between me and Louis

I have no problem talking about Soren’s body fluids during dinner. Specifically, I tend to bring up the color and texture of Soren’s, ah, diaper production while we’re eating. This bothers Louis; I can’t imagine why. Magical.

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from amazon reviews

We’re getting Soren a jumperoo, and one of them is rated five stars after almost 600 reviews. For fun, I thought I’d give the five 2 star reviews a gander. This is one of them. “Well as the title states … Continue reading

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