Category "Parenting"

Happy Father’s Day!

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No matter how much my husband may drive me crazy sometimes, I am incredibly grateful for one thing: He’s a great dad to our daughter. We don’t always agree on parenting issues. I don’t like...

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Learning Tower

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QP — that’s Quinn Pepper for the uninitiated — got a great new toy this week: The learning tower. I picked it up second-hand off Craig’s list, and I was very excited. They retail for...

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Mother’s Day

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It is my second Mother’s Day, but it feels like my first. Last year, Quinn was only five months old, so the days were full with still round-the-clock breastfeeding, naps and diapers changes. We didn’t...

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Farmer Quinn

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We moved into our first house last summer, and there was a lovely garden planted already. This year, I was excited to plant my own stuff in my very first garden ever. After planting the...

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The day that I have been thinking about all year is here: My little bebe is no longer a bebe. She is one! Not only is she one, but she has turned into a toddler in every way: She is walking. She is grabbing everything and taking it for herself. She refuses to share. She...

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Two friends had a baby on the same day last week. The SAME DAY! I went to see one of the babies over the weekend, and I was amazed at how small she was. She had the exact same birth weight as Quinn, but I just can’t remember Quinn being so small — though she...

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I am a crafty mutha. I can sew, I can bake, I can decoupage with the best of them, and I know my way around a Dremel. You show me something cute, and my first reaction — even if I don’t say it out loud (since I like to reign in my obnoxious when I...

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Right as Quinn was coming up on 9 months this week, I celebrated 34. I can’t say that welcoming 34 was anything special. We had some friends over and enjoyed some delicious food and some good times. But 34 feels about the same as 33. Quinn’s monthly birthday, on the other hand, has ushered in...

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