Category Archives: Parenthood

Your mom may be a midwife if …

This past weekend our little family headed south to visit some friends. Not to Texas mind you, just to South Tulsa. These friends used to be neighbors, but for some inexplicable reason chose to leave this fabulous neighborhood and move … Continue reading

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This weekend …

Quite a bit happened this weekend. I converted Steele’s crib to a toddler bed. He is now free to roam about the house. I began my first serious attempt to potty train Steele. So far I’m pretty pleased with the … Continue reading

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Swim School revisited

As I mentioned in an earlier post, following a not-so-impressive first swim class, I decided to put my son in swim school for the entire fall/ winter session. After his somewhat lukewarm reception to his first swimming class, I thought … Continue reading

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Swim School Graduate

My baby graduated from his first swim class last week. He did graduate mostly by default, but I’m not letting that stop me from forcing him to take putting him in the next level of swim lessons. Some of the … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day

Happy fathers day to all the wonderful fathers out there, mine included.

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Bubbles

Around here we like bubbles. We are currently on our third bubble machine (and my child is only 2). In fairness, the second one only lasted one day, then it got returned to Wal-Mart. In addition to the bubble machine, … Continue reading

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Why my baby had a mohawk

A couple of weeks ago I gave my baby this haircut … on purpose. In case you were wondering why … It was to go with this haircut. So we could take these family photos. This is the generous young … Continue reading

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Mom

On Mothers’ Day, I wanted to take a moment to thank the most influential person in my life: Mom. For the first half of my childhood, I was raised by a single mom. Not only has this made my mom … Continue reading

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Perspective

I think my son is a genius. I also sometimes think that the reasons I label him a genius are pretty amusing. For example, if you came up to me and said “no food” and fully believed that I should … Continue reading

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Post a week fail

So yesterday was my scheduled posting day. I did not post. It was a long day complete with a lack of napping on the part of my precious. Nap time and bed times are really the only times I can … Continue reading

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