Because sometimes you just need to hear it. … More YOU ARE AWESOME!
The naming of a new person is a great undertaking. … More What’s in a Name?
My ‘Bah Humbug!’ post (from Nov 24) reflects my feelings towards the very commercial christmas. For this reason, Santa does not feature in our parenting. Our children are aware of the ‘game’. They know the appearance of ‘santas’ means that Christmas is coming and that means a pretty fun and special time. They watch ‘The Polar Express’, and are familiar … More ‘Tis the Season…
They have a tea set, with mini pots and pans, spatulas…but it is the real ones they want. They have a toy tool set (a nice wooden one)…but nothing beats the real thing. They have a doll house..whatever! Stuffed toys…what are you supposed to do with these? I bought my daughter a baby doll when … More Bah humbug!
Looking back, with the power of Hindsight. The Journey into Motherhood, the change, the transition. A desire to support others through their transition.
This is Real. … More If You Knew Then What You Know Now…
So…the time has come, to measure The Captain’s height. As his second fabulous year comes to a close, for curiosities sake I will measure his height and record it for prosperity. Apparently height at two years is approximately half the expected adult height. Siobhan Pittock, M.D., Pediatric Endocrinology, of the mayo clinic says this on the … More Height at two a predictor of adult height
“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” (opening lines from The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care) Along Came a Doctor called Spock His revolutionary tale’s a shock Instinct was in Goodbye to the King and the troublesome Plunket Clock A change for the better, this still popular … More The Coming of Spock: Mothering in the 60’s