Tag: toddler

Learn From Your Children, and Take Risks In Your Career and Your Life

Happy Black Friday!  Instead of shopping today, I took care of some business and then hit the park with the kids and my husband, hoping that running around in the cold air would coax everyone into napping so that I could have some quiet work time in the afternoon. A lot of people actually work

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The First Birthday of the Second Child: Making It Special

I believe this is an oft-described phenomenon, but I have been noticeably more lax in my approach to planning my second child’s first birthday.  By “lax,” I mean that the afore-mentioned “planning” has consisted of me making a mental note every time I look at my calendar and remember that the baby is turning one,

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I Could Wean? I Could Wean!! The End of Breastfeeding, and the Happy Dance I’m Not Supposed to Do.

Christa recently did a very sweet post about how she is still breastfeeding her two-year-old, and how she will follow her child’s lead when it’s time to wean.  I’m a big fan of both extended breastfeeding and child-led weaning, which naturally go hand in hand.  I nursed my older daughter, Mackenzie, until she was 22

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