Monthly Archives: July 2010

I have a very stubborn child

Maybe I should say “willful,” to put a more positive spin on it. That’s what my parents used to call me. And karma really is a bitch. I was a stubborn kid, and Max is already outperforming his mom in … Continue reading

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Brushes with disaster

Max is crawling! Mostly just army crawling (i.e., on his tummy), but he is officially mobile. This milestone was marked by Max falling off our bed. Poor kid. It was bound to happen at some point. I was sitting just … Continue reading

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On being a yuppie parent…

I suspect that I am a yuppie parent. ugh. I thought I abhorred yuppies, and now I am one. My evidence: I’ve realized that my parenting choices, which seemed very intuitive, earth-friendly, and, if anything, hippie-ish at first, are actually … Continue reading

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Braving the crowds!

What a cash-poor mother won’t do to keep her kid in clothes and toys… Today, Max and I braved Kids Exchange in Raleigh. Casey posted about the last Kids Exchange, six months ago, which inspired us to go out and … Continue reading

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A boy and his dog

I’ve been meaning to write a post about Rocky for awhile. If you haven’t had the dubious pleasure of meeting Rocky, he’s our neurotic little dog. He’s a Papillon, which is a little yippy dog that looks something like a … Continue reading

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Eat Mor Chikin!

In case you missed it on Facebook, Casey and Max participated in Cow Appreciation Day at Chik-Fil-A yesterday. Basically, all the restaurants in the chain will give you a free meal if you come in dressed as a cow on … Continue reading

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The Blowout of 2010

*WARNING: If you are not a parent yet, reading this may ensure that never happens.* Remember how I’ve mentioned that solid food input tends to affect the baby’s “output” in interesting ways? The fun continues… In pursuit of the “earlier … Continue reading

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