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Baby Friendly Holidays

Oh to be a baby during Christmas! So many things to touch, to pull and to swallow. Any mobile toddler with gumption will tackle the holiday season like a feast. Bows of holly, low-hanging mistletoe, ornaments, wreathes, candles, snow, bite-sized nativity figurines—every bit of beautiful decor that you’ve collected over the years has now become…

Terrible Two’s X 2: Survival Strategies and Perspective

My identical twin boys hit the height of their “terrible two’s” at about twenty months of age. They were very enthusiastic to explore the world but lacked the verbal ability to fully communicate their desires or understand my requests. The result was a list of antics suitable for the movie “Parenthood.” This included out-whiting or…