Pee, and the washing thereof, has permanently discolored a portion of our powder-blue hue. It makes me smile every time I see it. Children learn by making mistakes. We, as parents, have to let our children make those mistakes even if we can correct them before they happen. We often have to let them make those mistakes again and again until they can learn by experience the … [Read more...] about Mom, I’m an Aimer!
What on earth is going on with spam titles? Today's Inbox: Depressed? Free Maid Service! Looking For a New Mate? Overweight? Love Blueberries? Depressed I’m writing back! Depressed? -Naah, didn’t get much sleep last night because my sons woke up at 11pm and played superheroes, and then my pager went off, and I’m a little whiney. But not really depressed … [Read more...] about Unsubscribe? Yes Please!
Babies love to be played with and also should be encouraged to play alone. Although not yet capable of engaging in play with other children until the age of 12-18 months, babies love to watch older children play and be the object of (massive amounts of) affection. Cuddles, “raspberries” on the tummy and peek-a-boo are examples of ways an adult or older child can play with a … [Read more...] about Benefits of Play
We’re In The Money! Well, sort of. My daughter came home all excited yesterday saying, “Peter gave me fifty bucks!” Me: “Oh, that’s cute. Is it a picture or Monopoly money?” My girl: “No, mom a real fifty” Me: “No, really? Show me.” Fifty Bucks, MoneyShe continues, “He gave it to me because he likes me.” Me: “Ohhh. Honey. You did nothing wrong. But I have to call … [Read more...] about We’re in the Money!
When my first set of twins was born seven years ago, I was super-duper organized. I was That Mom - the one you hate because she sent her birth announcements out before the babies were a week old (with pictures). The one who made homemade baby food, took and sent out pictures of every baby moment, and had the perfectly adorable nursery decor and coordinating twin outfits … [Read more...] about That Mom