Tag Archives: loveys

When a Three Year Old Loses her Mind

What do you do when a three year old loses her mind? This is a serious question. Let me welcome you into my morning. It started at seven, when the dulcet tones of two screeching children roused me from my … Continue reading

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Little Kids – They’re Just Like People, Only Smaller (Part I)

You can learn so much about human nature from observing little kids as they begin to make their way in the world. This morning, Dulce taught me how people argue and why little things can carry so much weight for … Continue reading

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Frankenbean

Bean has had a rough life. I documented her descent from chipper baby blanket to sad greying rag, in a post called the evolution of bean. Since then, things have only gotten worse for poor bean. Her border ripped off, … Continue reading

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Hang On, Bean!

Bean, Dulce’s blanket, has had a rough life. Since she adopted her around 13 months, Bean has never left her side. I can’t wash Bean without tantrums at bedtime for days afterward. Once we thought we’d lost her, and I … 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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Toddler Tricks – 29

Ways to Trick your Baby: Problem: Your child’s lovely is on its last legs. There’s nothing you can do now but sit back and count the remaining days of peace in your house before the beloved kicks the bucket for … Continue reading

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Discovering Priorities

Last night, I saw my mommy-life flash before my eyes.  We were mid-way home from our trip to Connecticut.  It wasn’t the plane ride, or the airports, or the unsafe bus, or the fact that we were all exceedingly ill … Continue reading

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Rejected!

Around a year of age, your child will probably choose what’s known in parenting circles as a lovey.  My children chose theirs carefully at 14 months.  At first, Dulce tried to make a hot pink plastic watering can her lovey, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Loveys

Meet Blankie and Bear. For identical twins, you couldn’t ask for two more different “loveys.” And ragged and worn as they may look, they’ve only been used for a year – not to mention, I only just washed them yesterday, so this is absolutely as sharp as they look these days. But it doesn’t have to be this way. I’m here to help you preserve your children’s loveys with knowledge I learned too late. Continue reading

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