Children Category



Dec 01
2009

Thoughts on Baby #3


Whenever we’re out and about and folks see the boys in the double stroller we are frequently asked if they are twins. The first time it happened it baffled me because they are nearly two years apart. I thought, one of them is clearly an infant and the other one can walk and talk, sooo… But after the second, third and forty sixth time, we have come to expect it. The next ensuing question is…

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Nov 27
2009

Gallbladder Disease


That one time when I had gallbladder disease for nine months, but I didn’t know it.

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Nov 20
2009

Stroller Hunt


Today I decided it was our last day using the Maclaren. On the heels of the million stroller recall, I decided I would discontinue it’s use. I briefly searched the internet for advice, and I quickly came across Let’s Go Strolling which gave me a free stroller consultation. I have landed on the UPPAbaby GLite. I am in search to try it out in person and see how it moves. We had no luck at…

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Nov 09
2009

Four Hands vs. Two Part I


Traveling solo with two little boys is a challenging task. The first time I did this, I flew to Minnesota to visit my mother when she had a stroke in March. She requested to see the boys, so naively, I booked a ticket for myself and Gadget, and the Lion traveled as a lap child. The highlight of that trip was when the flight attendant came around with drinks, and Gadget spilled orange juice all…

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Nov 01
2009

Mommy Toolkit


I was chatting on the phone with one of my newest mommy friends, and she was telling me about how she was planning her first “with-baby” trip. I mentioned that I used a homemade packing list and sent it to her. This list was developed over the course of two children and has been refined and revised to meet my needs. I found it to be extremely helpful everytime I pack. I print one out…

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