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A & Q

A: YES. Q: Did Soren sleep 11 straight hours last night? A: Almost certainly not. Q: Will he do it again tonight? Or, you know, ever? A: Glorious. Q: How did it feel? A: He’s slept straight through until morning … Continue reading

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I haven’t written about Soren’s sleep patterns in a long while, mostly because I’m unreasonably (by default) superstitious, and I didn’t want to jinx anything. He’s been in a holding pattern for many months now, though, even through four molars … Continue reading

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I think it’s important that I write at least two blogs in February, right?

What does one even say after not blogging for nearly a month? Despite a four and a half day weekend, followed by a snow day, still silence? A week without facebook, even? I’m sorry, blog. I’ve neglected you. Please forgive … Continue reading

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PSA: what is your brain/life worth?

Would you say forty, fifty dollars? Then you should own a carbon monoxide detector. We came home after nine days traveling for Thanksgiving to our carbon monoxide detector alarming. My mom had been here a few hours prior to turn … Continue reading

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DISCLAIMER: Biological Clock, Beware!

Soren is in this period of phenomenal growth, particularly where receptive language is concerned. I don’t know how many times a day I tell him to do something I have no expectation of his being able to do, I just … Continue reading

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A good idea

There’s a whole, wide world out there that I’ve just discovered: Couponing. Not clipping coupons, which I’ve done religiously for years. Capital C Couponing. This world is hardcore about coupons and bargains and FREE STUFFS. I like that about it. … Continue reading

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This one’s going to be a rant.

I should be completing the assembly of my portfolio right now, as it’s due in a matter of hours, but I need to get this out in order to clear my mind. So, I’m seeing a lot of comments on … Continue reading

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I just found a really great little article called The Basics of Attachment. Unless you intend to never be around children ever in your life, you ought to read it. Hey, thanks.

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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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Something I ran across in my NCE studies

B.F. Skinner, known mostly for his research into operant conditioning, invented something called an Air Crib. He lived in one of those God-forsaken northern states known for months and months of blizzards and cold and dry and snow and woe, … Continue reading

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