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Art teacher: Your son is, like, an artistic genius.  But, he’s disruptive in class.  I need him to take it down a notch. Me: Yeah, it’s like that in school, too.  I don’t really know what to tell you, but … Continue reading

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Logan’s First Day of Preschool

I am writing this while Logan is, presumably, enjoying his first day of preschool.  I have been taking him to preschool since he was 18 months old, but I was always there with him. Toward the end of last year, … Continue reading

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The Finger Sweep

This morning Logan was choking on a piece of peanut butter toast.  He was looking at me, mouth open, no air or sound coming out, looking very concerned. I used the finger sweep. Choking is my biggest fear as a … Continue reading

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Potty Time – Take 1

Something strange happened today.  I was reading a magazine and I heard my son say ‘pooped’.  I looked at him and asked, ‘you pooped’?  And he grabbed his diaper and said ‘poop’.  So, I took him to the bathroom to … Continue reading

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The Baby Bump

No, I’m not talking about the baby bump you have while you’re pregnant.  This is about the bump that you have long after the baby is out in the world. Maybe when I was reading all my pregnancy books, I … Continue reading

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