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Four years of BIG

Me: Are you going to be a new person when you are four tomorrow?

Her: Oh yes, a whole new person!

Me: Well, why? What can you do when you are four? 367 more words

Down Syndrome

Arddun's vintage birthday tea party

Question: How does one organise a children’s party at home in winter, while alone with two children?

Answer: Very, very slowly.

Arddun’s 4th birthday party has been and gone, but we are still stretching things out by opening a new present a day.  1,063 more words

Moments & Milestones

Down with Jams, Jellies, Preserves, and Fruit Spreads

There is a jar of Red Raspberry Preserves sitting on the middle shelf of my fridge right now with a sign tied to it with a black ribbon that says this: 291 more words


The "Stranger Danger" talk 

So our oldest son Shawn is almost five years old. Lately, he has been prancing around the front windows of our house. These windows are really massive, I would guess 8ft by 12ft long, and have street view to cars passing by. 667 more words


Childless Insights

A friend from high school has moved into town to do her residency.  She and her husband recently came over for brunch, and I have to say my kids were so, so incredible.   794 more words


Storytime: The Black Tooth Menace

We read “Franklin’s Pond Phantom” yesterday and my four-year-old daughter’s fascination with “scary” stories was rekindled.  (Franklin is a turtle.  He can “tie his shoes and count by twos”….and the Pond Phantom was a sailboat in the mist for all of you who are not knee-deep in Easy Readers.) 229 more words



My little girl who loves to laugh, how on earth did you actually just turn four? I blinked my eyes and the bump in my tummy has turned into a big girl, seemingly overnight! 223 more words

Baby Girl