Tag Archives | toddler
As my twins are bolting into toddlerhood (literally), I find that we need different survival tools to get through the days.
Dear Pregnant Caitlin, Congratulations. This is it. The moment you’ve been dreaming of for years is finally here. After months of negative tests, happy pregnancy announcements from current and former friends, and one consolation tattoo, it’s your turn. You saw those two lines and couldn’t believe it. From here on out, your brain will go a […]
We are excited to partner with Charles River Aquatics to share the gift of swim lessons!
Age 3 is a challenge. (I’ve written about it here.) Sometimes I find myself overwhelmed by how hard it is, every moment, and I need the reminder that age 3 is also wonderful. So I’m writing it down, and I have these words to come back to when we’ve had a particularly tough day. Here are the […]
Today I will be as happy as my toddler. I will immediately assume that every gift — for any occasion — is for me. I will dance like nobody’s watching, twirl until I fall down, and throw my head back to laugh even when I don’t get the joke. Because I love laughing. Today I […]
I never thought I’d have a picky eater. As a child, I loved (even craved and begged for) vegetables. As a baby, my son happily chomped down anything and everything (thanks, baby-led weaning). And then toddlerhood rolled around, and he started turning up his nose at previous favorites, like sauerkraut, and meticulously picking out all […]
All of the sudden I woke up the other day and I was the mother of a 2-year-old. I know that literally everyone who already has kids says, “It goes by so fast!” when you first have a baby, but I truly could not comprehend exactly what they meant when they said it, even though I […]
The question that makes me cringe every year — “So what’s your New Year’s resolution?” — annoys me so much more now that I have a kid. I’m a mother of a toddler, so some days, maybe most days, I’m just trying to keep my kid fed and un-injured while not completely neglecting my own basic needs. […]