Category Archives: Parenting 101

Sage Advice

Start with yumm. ~ advice from our almost 3 year old on how to approach a meal Advertisements

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Ear Drops

Hope hates her eardrops. They’re cold and make her ears feel squishy. And she is part idiosyncratic, part control freak, so to put them in, you have to have a certain blanket on your lap, a different washcloth under her … Continue reading

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Little Memorex

I have to remember that Hope is a little sponge, taking everything in, and repeating nearly all of it back atcha. Even stuff you don’t remember saying. We’re making breakfast this morning, and Hope dropped a bowl. It was a … Continue reading

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Hope’s Busy Holiday Baking Season … so far

Big Sister has been flexing her whisking and stirring muscles. Take a peek here.

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Autumnal Equinox

A long day behind the wheel … … taking in Colorado’s changing colors … … gives a girl quite the appetite.

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Concentration

So now I know … if I ever need 30 minutes of peace and quiet, just give her a cup of shredded cheese and a couple of almost-ready-for-the-oven quesadillas, and then just sit back and watch her go at it.

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Downward Facing Dog

Note to self: she’s always watching. And learns through mimicry. So I’d better be on my best behavior. Now, what did I do with the swear jar?

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