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Party Girl

We went to a Bat Mitzvah last night.  The Bat Mitzvah was a second cousin who we don’t know all that well, but of course one has to show up anyway, especially when one only lives half an hour away. … Continue reading

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Seesaw

Beauty was wonderful today.  She was cheerful and charming and slept well and it was marvelous.  Except for the couple of times she melted down, but we’ll ignore that.  Or something. She’s one of those children who doesn’t notice she’s … Continue reading

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Baby Non-Play

Everybody needs different things at different times.  These needs may change unexpectedly.  Plan accordingly. Also known as: Every baby is different. Also known as: Argh. My mother was (is, for that matter) a fabulously creative mother.  Most of my best … Continue reading

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First Birthday

Beauty is one year old today.  Hero is out of town today, so we celebrated last night, with all the family on both sides.  I had hoped to keep it simple and non-threatening, and we did okay, but there’s a … Continue reading

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Little People – a tiny street art project

Little People – a tiny street art project. Someone posted this on twitter, and I love it – art that involves leaving little tiny figures in public places for people to notice.  Or not notice.  There’s a lot of humor … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Food

And now Thanksgiving is safely passed and we can be thankful for it and start worrying about holiday presents :) Thanksgiving was actually quite fun.  Thanksgiving in my family generally means we end up with two or three Thanksgiving dinners … Continue reading

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Sleep, Wonderful Sleep

So last Thursday evening we took the plunge and moved Beauty’s into her own room and dropping the 3 am feeding.  And the first night was fairly rough, because she didn’t like it one bit.  (Can’t say I blame her.) … Continue reading

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Willan on-Haven Been Lost

Beauty and I finally got to Skype with my grandparents today, since my uncle made it over to their house to setup their webcam.  We’ve used Skype to let them see her before now, but it was really nice to … Continue reading

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Tooth Fae

The advent of Beauty’s first tooth led to looking at the variety of Tooth Fairy items online – dolls (with a pocket for the tooth of course), books, keepsake boxes, little pouches, small cushions to be hung from the headboard, … Continue reading

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TOOOOOOOTH

So The Ick has spread and now Hero and Beauty both have it.  Fortunately it’s a short-lived Ick so I’m recovered, which is good because it’s very pesty when we’re all sick.  But Hero is working from home today, and … Continue reading

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