Monthly Archives: January 2013

5 Soft Milestones of Childhood

After the baby and toddler years, it sure seems like milestones get fewer and farther between. I have to wonder if that’s just what the baby books with the pre-filled headings would have us think. “Baby’s First Tooth” and “Baby’s … Continue reading

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Forts

“Mom, can you help me build a fort?” Ugh. At least once every week, one of the kids asks me this question. Whether I say yes or no, what I’m usually thinking is Here we go making my living room … Continue reading

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Letting My Husband Cry It Out

My husband snores, a lot. He’s done it for years. Several months ago, it became patently clear that he needed to learn to fall asleep–and stay asleep–without me. It was a hard journey. Used to be, no matter what time … Continue reading

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