Monthly Archives: April 2008

A Day of Firsts

Today, Henry: 1) fed himself Bluebell Vanilla Bean with a spoon. (Turns out he likes ice cream after all! Mama’s been working on this one, surprisingly enough.) 2) discovered that it is incredibly fun to take Mama’s clean underwear out … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Who asks for a raise immediately after being reprimanded? I really want to know the answer to this question. Who?

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Letter to Henry Wallace, 12 months

Dear Henry, This month I am late with your letter because, one, we celebrated your birthday like crazy rockstars last weekend, and two, I want to include your stats from your 12-month well-check today: 25.1 lbs (75-90th percentile), 31 inches … Continue reading

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And I Thought it Was All About Angles and Calendars…

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Riding Alone

I aspire to be like Lenore Skenazy, but I anticipate this being the hardest lesson I will learn as a parent:

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Happy First Birthday, My Love

Newsletter to come after the party dies down and the visitors have gone, but for now, a bit from one of my favorite poems: Each thing I did, then, I did for the first time, touched the flesh of our … Continue reading

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Making Love to PB&J

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