Yesterday I harvested my first leaves of Bibb lettuce from my community garden plot over at the Woodlands.
dead people’s lettuce.
I wish I had taken the time to snap a picture of my garden plot as the Bibb lettuce is doing really well! [...]
I started this post on Thursday night and then didn’t get a chance to write. I’m so glad I didn’t, because by the time this morning rolled around my indecision on whether to force the transition from the crib to the bed for Madeleine was made for me.
Let’s back up a wee bit, shall [...]
Early fall in Philadelphia is something to enjoy. No bugs, no heat, no humidity, the sun is bearable, and the temps are mild (upper 60s, low 70s — high teens, low 20s for my Cdn friends).
We were able to enjoy some time at the playground on Saturday afternoon. Not just enjoy because the weather [...]
What do you call a phobia of dolphins? I don’t know either and google was no help except to tell me that both Jessica Simpson and Tyra Banks share this fear. Whoop-dee-doo. In my family the dolphin phobia has hit Madeleine. Poor thing. I mean, really, dolphins? They’re harmless! They’re friendly! They’re smart!
We discovered [...]
Last Saturday, on July 25, my baby turned 2. I can hardly believe it. She is a very very very busy 2 year old. She talks in full sentences. She’s of the philosophy “why walk when you can run? Or climb? Or jump??”
So, after an awful weekend in the sleep department… we found out on Monday evening that Madeleine has Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease.
Another summer, another enterovirus. At least this time she didn’t land in the hospital.
If your child has never had this let me give you a little primer (side note: do you say [...]
Every child is different. Every child is different. Every child is different.
Why then, did 3 separate people ask me this weekend if the girls were twins? Why then, did Madeleine not take to her “big girl bed” this weekend with the same enthusiasm and ease with which Maja did? WHY?
You know this: siblings fight. I know I fought still fight with my sisters, although now over more important things like … oh, I don’t know. But it’s not over shoes, or money, or who got the bigger piece of chocolate cake.
Maja and Madeleine fight. Mostly it’s some unidentifiable indiscretion that Maja has decided [...]