Monthly Archives: March 2011

Who Came Up with This?

The screaming, the thrashing, the whining, the complete meltdown explosion. It caught me by surprise.  Yes, I had noticed my babies getting more cranky over the past few days, but I figured it was letdown from our vacation ending, tiredness, … Continue reading

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Advising Patience – Guest Blog

Joella from Dear Delilah, Fine and Fair has graciously bestowed some of her knowledge and superior writing skills to my blog today. She speaks of something close to my heart…patience or the lack thereof. We work so hard to be patient with our … Continue reading

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The Intricacies of the Mind

When I’m making dinner, my husband will play some game or another with the babies.  Yesterday, it was this: He started with the numbers. “Open number…4!” Like a shot, Natalina twirled it open, while Dulce contemplated.  “Open number…1!” Natalina slides … Continue reading

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I Need Some Space!

I’ve heard over and over again that the best way to get a well-behaved child in public is to remove her from any situation in which she is causing a ruckus.  Screaming at a restaurant.  Back to the car, possibly … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 32

I may have done this one already, but I can’t remember and internet time is limited here, so here is one we used yesterday. Ways to Trick your Baby: Problem: You have to go on a really long car ride, … Continue reading

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Is There a Doctor in the House?

We have a lovey that needs some medical attention! Now, the simple solution would be for me to sew the bear back together.  I have a mini-sewing kit. I’m a 28-year-old woman.  I even sewed my own pillow by hand in … Continue reading

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Do Kids Affect Kids?

I felt like an historical southern lady yesterday. We had visitors in the morning, then a nap, then visitors in the afternoon.  I didn’t serve any tea though. The twins and I ran into one of our neighbors around 10:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Naming your child can be a nerve-wracking experience.  You love the name Aidan or Madison, but it seems like everyone is naming their child that these days. Are you just a sheep-like follower, in line with the herd?  You really … Continue reading

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Safety Isn’t Always about Convenience

It’s a beautiful spring day. You’re on your way to the grocery store with your babies in tow. You go to take that well-worn left turn and someone blows through the traffic light. Will your kids survive? It’s a snowy … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 31

My children don’t quite have all the subtleties of baseball down yet… http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/03/moment-of-week-31.html

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