Category Archives: steele

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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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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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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Finding Muno

As I mentioned before, my mom recently purchased an aquarium membership for my family. It has turned out to be a very worthwhile purchase. My son is addicted to the aquarium. This addiction also coincides with his need to watch … Continue reading

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Fick it?

So I made an awesome discovery today. Bob the Builder is available for streaming on Netflix! I’d never actually seen the show before today. I had, however, heard the theme song. And I had read a Bob the Builder book … Continue reading

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Nice hat!

In an effort to spend less, I began shopping at Walmart again several months ago. I generally avoid the Walmarts because, in my experience, going to Walmart usually makes for a bad shopping experience. Also, it annoys me that they … Continue reading

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Best of both worlds

I have four younger sisters. I’m also an only child. In this respect, I get the best of both worlds. I have four wonderful sisters to grow up and old with and I get to have my mom all to … Continue reading

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