Spring smells amazing.

Last Fall I planted about 300 bulbs: crocuses, daffodils, iris, and tulips. They’re starting to come up!

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First Day with the Nanny

I am so jazzed that we found a nanny who is an Association Montessori Internationale-certified instructor to care for Baxter and our nanny-share baby L, who’s 2 months older than Bax. She starts caring for both kids today, which gives me a week for self-care, projects, and generally getting myself into fighting shape before I…… Continue reading First Day with the Nanny

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Philosophy for a 3-year-old

Tom just asked Amelia, “What’s the difference between a cupcake and a muffin?” Tough one.

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Shots, the morning after

I’m very glad Baxter doesn’t have Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis Polio Haemophilus influenza type B Hepatitis B Pneumococcal virus Rotavirus …that being said, getting immunized for ALL EIGHT AT ONCE when you’re only 9 weeks old might be a bit much. Poor little guy (and me) – next time I’ll space them out a bit.

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Baxter’s first pediatric appointment

I can’t even remember what shots we’re going to get today, but somehow I remembered to bring a blanket for him. Seems like I was hauling around a lot more crap when I took Amelia in for the first time.

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