Archive for the ‘Charlotte’ Category

Conversations with Charlotte

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

The tail end of a general conversation about what she’s named Grandma and Daddy’s car while I’m braiding her hair. It gives a fairly accurate peek into the mind of this particular nearly-5 year old girl. (more…)

Current Mantra: WWSMD?

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

I’m running into a new problem as I get deeper into my third trimester: I’m the pregnant mother of a toddler.

I know, duh, right? Well, amid all the focus on being a healthy baby carrier, prep for Elliott’s debut, and occasional freak outs about being a mother of two, being a pregnant mom gets lost in the shuffle. Even when it’s an issue (surprise! you can’t hold your daughter on your lap and put on her shoes anymore!), it’s usually something with an obvious solution. (more…)

Big Bed Transition: 2 Months Later

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Has it really only been two months?

It was a rough couple of weeks, but eventually we started seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. That helped us tremendously because we knew that if we could get her down once, we could get her down again. Eventually.

And we did…Eventually. (more…)

Big Bed Transition: The First Week

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

So how is it going, you ask?

Oh. You know.

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I’m a Big Kid Now!

Monday, January 18th, 2010

A huge milestone has been reached at our house. Last night was the first night Charlotte slept in her “big girl bed“.

testing it out while the nightstand was being built

It was not without difficulties and very important lessons learned.

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