Category Archives: Parenting

What I do all day

Most people seem to think I do nothing all day.  I wish that were true, but I actually do work from home and I have to entertain my tiny tyrant, so I finally tried to write it all down to … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different

Norovirus is the devil. Charlotte finally started feeling better on Thursday after a week of being miserable.  Two Thursdays ago she screamed bloody murder for an hour while we were driving and had what looked like a sunburn all over … Continue reading

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Party like a one year old!

Well, Charlotte’s birthday didn’t exactly go as planned.  She kept having diarrhea that led to what looked like a sunburn on her bottom.  That progressed quickly to bleeding and open sores and then I started vomiting (not from looking at … Continue reading

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My third dog

I seem to have somehow come into possession of a third dog: Today was incredibly windy, so we’ve been stuck inside a bit too much (the stroller almost tipped when I was out this morning).  There is a card table … Continue reading

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q1: that time I let Charlotte pick a title

I think part of why I’ve lost so much weight is the mad calorie burning from chasing my tiny humanzee.  She’s tiny and fast, so I keep losing her under the dining room table.  Luckily, she’s loud (definitely gets that … Continue reading

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11 months

I still can’t believe my little stinker is 11 months old.  Another preemie mom e-mailed me recently to check in because she’d heard preemie moms often struggle around a year.  I sort of blew that thought off until I realized … Continue reading

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2012, now with (some) new pictures

Someone told me on Saturday that I must be so glad that 2012 is almost over since it was such a bad year. Wait, what? I suppose it started out rather poorly.  February was basically spent in and out of … Continue reading

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