Category Archives: Toddlers

Forward Facing Car Seat

When M was about a year old the national standards were changed and it was suggested that kids stay rear facing until two years old. Bummer, since her rear facing car seat seems to take up so much space even … Continue reading

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Up for the Challenge?

Last week was a challenging one for me with this little one. After several weeks of being sick, I was just plain tired. R was working all but one night last week.  She’s a typical two year old, independent and … Continue reading

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Toddler Bed

M is successfully sleeping in her toddler bed. Last weekend R had a three day weekend and I took Monday off and decided this would be the weekend to make the transition. I thought for sure it would be my … Continue reading

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The Routine

Well, we’re back in the swing of things. While the grind can be tiring, I do love a good routine and it feels like we’ve got a good thing going. And oh man, we’re adding another baby to this mix … Continue reading

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Booster Seat

I think M has been ready to get out of her high chair and in to a booster seat for some time now. I was being lazy about getting her one and as luck would have it someone offered us … Continue reading

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Monkeys!

This girl loves her some monkey stuffed animals.  The one in the first picture was long a favorite of M’s. She would need to have him at nap and bedtimes, and he went everywhere with us. She liked to bite … Continue reading

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Smile

Just a few more photos from our trip to Canada. Notice her “smile” in the first two photos. Now when you ask her to smile, she sticks her bottom teeth out and squints her eyes. If you tell her to … Continue reading

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Potty Time

At her two year appointment the doctor said go for the potty training and don’t look back! No pullups. Just take a few days and do it. She said 50 years ago most kids were potty trained by two. I … Continue reading

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Nighttime Woes

I know everything comes and goes, but we’ve had some difficult evenings this week.  First M was scared of the neighbor’s motorcycle one night, then we had thunderstorms at bedtime another night. She’s been waking up more often during the … Continue reading

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Every night after bedtime, I just want to sit down.  But I’m not the type to sit and then get up and get things done.  I get things done and then sit. With two of us working on the chores, … Continue reading

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