Feeling the Need to Wean, Yet Again

Posted March 13th, 2012 by Stacy Kravitz in Parenting, Preschoolers

Two and a half years ago I wrote about needing to wean my then, sixteen month old, because I thought it was just the right time.  He could go a full day without it and got the majority of his nourishment from actual food, so, shut down the dairy, right? […]

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My magic bean buyer

Posted March 6th, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers

Shel Silverstein quote in the window of The Annapolis Bookstore. (Photo credit: me.) Whenever we go downtown together, or to anywhere new at all, my husband prefers to drive. That’s because I will be craning to see the ornamentation at tops of buildings and marveling at the sunsets and filling […]

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9/11 — Then and Now

Posted September 8th, 2011 by Jill Berry in Child, Parenting, Politics, Preschoolers, Teens & Tweens

It was an ordinary Tuesday. My kindergartener was settled in to the routine of the elementary school. My preschooler was learning the ropes at her new preschool. I was kneeling on my bedroom floor leafing through a set of galley proofs for a book that was due to be returned […]

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Mind the Gap

Posted August 22nd, 2011 by Robin (noteverstill) in Child, DIY, Living, Parenting, Preschoolers

We had a problem in our house, and you may have it, too. Tell me if this sounds familiar: Girl gets big, graduates from crib to bed. Girl brings seventy-kazallion small essential toys and dolls with her from crib to bed. Bed, unlike crib, has no bumper. Toys fall into […]

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Finding a New Playgroup

Posted August 16th, 2011 by Michelle in Parenting, Preschoolers

From the time I became a new mommy, I never had to go out and find a playgroup. I was lucky to have close girlfriends who had their babies within weeks of my first son, Bito’s, birth. Voila! An instant playgroup was created! We now had a reason to get […]

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