Soccer

I was gone all week for work. It was the first time I’ve been away that long where CS had to watch the kids without me (four days, three nights). I didn’t sleep enough (most nights I was up til midnight) or well (new bed? no sound machine? dunno). On that last day, hungover from the previous …

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Ascher is 15 months

Stats Height: 31 inches (70 percentile) Weight: 25 lbs (85 percentile) Head: 49 cm (95 percentile) New abilities: Stairs! He has finally figured out how to climb down stairs. Going up wasn’t an issue. But this guy. He seriously has balls of steel. He fell face forward, head first when he somehow (ahem MIL was missing …

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Ollie’s Big Boy Alarm Clock

Jul 6 2016 update// It’s only been a week, so it’s too early to call it. But I will anyway. This alarm clock has been a SAVIOR. He’s gone from waking at 5:40am to 7:10am. I’d try setting it even later to 7:30am but we wouldn’t have enough time to feed him and brush him …

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Don’t touch my wee wee 

Out of the blue the other day, I started thinking about how Ollie is older now and exposed to more and more new people. And I started freaking out, imagining the worst. So when I was taking him to school, I explained to him that inappropriate touching is just that. If anyone tries to touch your wee …

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Scribbling in my notebook

This is what happens when you agree to let your 3 yo nap in your room without you there.  First you come back to all the blinds mysteriously slanting the other direction.  Then you find toy cars (which weren’t in the room when you left, meaning he came out to get them) scattered across your …

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Ascher is 14 months

Sleep: One nap (1-2 hours) at around noon. He wakes at 7:30am (loving this daylight savings) and is in bed by 7:30pm. Teeth: two new teeth! 4 top, 2 4 bottom Likes: Scratching Ollie – he has this bad habit of hitting/scratching Ollie. I’m not sure what to do about it. Ollie has been very understanding and just …

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School Teddy

When it came to sleeping and soothing, we were game to try it all. So it’s no surprise that I was insistent on the kids having a lovey. A little before he turned one, I got Ollie a teddy and he slowly weaned himself away from the lovey. This means that for the past two years, Teddy …

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Ascher is 13 months

Sleep: One nap (1-2 hours) at around noon. He wakes at 7:30am (loving this daylight savings) and is in bed by 7:30pm. He is finally doing 12 hours of sleep, instead of the 11 before. Teeth: 4 top, 2 bottom Likes: Eating most everything, in particular blueberries. Grabbing his shoes to tell you he wants to …

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