Category "Toddlerhood"

Seasons of Love

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The last year has had a lot of ups and downs. We went to Italy. I got fired from my job, which forced me to start working from home, fulfilling the goal I had for...

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Halloween Vamping

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Last night was Quinn’s first Halloween — sort of. Last year, she was too young to be able to understand any of it or to take out trick-or-treating. This year, she’s still too young to...

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Quinn carved her first pumpkin! After pointing at it and saying “pun-keen” all week, she finally got a chance to put her hands inside — and she was not too impressed. She wised up to sticking her hand inside, but she had a good time playing with the seeds and putting the spoon inside and...

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We went to a local pumpkin patch today with friends that had a bunch of rides and attractions for the kiddos. I thought the admission was kind of steep ($12.50 per person), but then we each got to take home a pumpkin, so that made up for it. I’m glad we went because 1) we...

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Life changes when you have a toddler. You can’t walk across your living room, for example, without walking on a block or tripping over a toy that inevitably lights up and sings some obnoxious song just as you have put said willful toddler down for a nap after 45 minutes of fighting and tears (yours)....

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Quinn and I went to a kids’ consignment extravaganza today. It was around her nap time, but Chris was grumpy, so I took her with me and hoped she’d nap in the carrier. She did not nap in the carrier. She did not nap on the car ride home. I expected the worst, but she...

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Oy. I meant to post this like a week ago, but I’ve been in and out of the sickness all week. (Not sure what’s going down — just feeling weird and tired and quasi-depressed. I thought hormones, but now I’m congested, so who knows.) Anyway, Chris and I mosied over to Tennessee this week to...

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