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I have never made a big deal about potty training.  Harry has always made each transition on his own, and usually early.  However, Harry lagged behind in two things – talking and using the potty.  He made up for his speech delay with a vengeance – he is now more verbal than any child in […]


Posted at: September 27th, 2007 - 3:27 pm - Number of Comments » 5

 I am sorry. I love you.


Posted at: September 26th, 2007 - 10:04 am - Number of Comments » 4

One glorious week in paradise with my men.  Beach. Sun. Kisses. And a little Magic.  It just doesn’t get better than this. More to come…


Posted at: September 24th, 2007 - 11:25 am - Number of Comments » 6

…with any luck I will be far more relaxed.  Okay – those who know me in person can stop laughing hysterically at the thought of using my name in close proximity to the term “relaxed.”  It does happen, you know. Tonight, I leave for Jackson, MS, and the in-laws, and, on Sunday, I will be flying my […]


Posted at: September 14th, 2007 - 11:09 am - Number of Comments » 2

Today, while I was reading Whymommy of Toddler Planet, I was reminded of one of my favorite quotes on faith:  When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, Faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There […]


Posted at: September 13th, 2007 - 11:23 am - Number of Comments » 3

I may be one of the few people trying NOT to think back six years ago. Not that I am callous.  Or unsentimental. It’s just that I will be on a plane. To Washington DC.  And back. I hope.


Posted at: September 11th, 2007 - 11:51 am - Number of Comments » 2

A few weeks ago, The Wonder Place, our local kid’s playplace-extraordinaire, celebrated their first anniversary.  We braved the long lines (they had to cut off the line when they reached maximum capacity) to take Harry.  Radio Disney DJ-ed the celebration and there was a celebrity guest appearance. By Elmo. Actually, by a very small adult […]


Posted at: September 10th, 2007 - 1:26 pm - Number of Comments » 5

Don’t all your best portraits come from Chuck E. Cheese?


Posted at: September 7th, 2007 - 9:47 am - Number of Comments » 6

Lest you think that the blogless funk that I have been in means that I have been moping about my house, tethered to the sofa, eating cartons of Ben and Jerry’s, I wanted to put your thoughts to rest.  First, the supply of Ben and Jerry’s is rather limited around here.  Second, I am more […]


Posted at: September 5th, 2007 - 11:08 am - Number of Comments » 6