Category: milestones

the day the bedtime routine changed

I never thought it would come. Honestly. If we were being filmed though, the foreshadowing would have been obvious to the audience months ago. Or at least weeks. Before I proceed, let me just say there are still some kinks…

pediatric dentist

Today was Jonah’s first “real” visit to the dentist. We took him once before, about a year ago. He sat in a kid size chair at a kid size table in the corner of the room and watched while I…

it has a certain ap-peel

Yesterday, we picked an orange off of our front yard tree on the way up the stairs into the house. We’ve rarely had any oranges off this tree since we’ve moved here for a variety of we’re-not-very-good-at-growing-stuff reasons. But it’s…

big boy bed: night 2

You’d think after last night’s debacle, we’d do something smart, like putting the crib bars back on until the foam under-sheet barrier we ordered online arrives (yes I paid extra for “2nd-day air”). But that would presume that I have…

sticker-palooza

So, the benefit of having a child who is “adaptable” and “distractible” (according to at least one expert, and to a book I’d read with a questionnaire) is that one can pretty much just stop talking about charts and prizes…