Category Archives: Kids

Open Letter to Senator Pat Toomey: Who Will Pay for NICU Babies?

March 8, 2017 Dear Senator Toomey, Usually I hand-write letters so you don’t think I’m copying and pasting from some source online, but I type faster than I write, and I’d like to tell you a personal story that’s very … Continue reading

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What It’s Like Having a NICU Baby

I wrote this letter to a friend’s sister who has a baby in the NICU. I thought I’d share it in case it helps anyone else. I’m being terribly presumptuous writing this letter, I know, and I don’t know you … Continue reading

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Product Review: BabyLegs Legwarmers!

Waaaaayyyyy back in the summertime, I got an email from BabyLegs inviting me to review their product. Ha, I thought! Fools! I already love BabyLegs, so this’ll be easy. No problem. Except that it was summertime, and while summer in … Continue reading

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Milestones that Really Matter: Exiting Toddler Years

Object permanence? Bah! Holding the head up? Whatever. You make a trip to Goodwill, and bring one or more of the following: Changing station High chair Stepstools Carseat Bib Diaper bag Pack’n’Play Stroller Baby gates Doorknob covers Cabinet locks Any … Continue reading

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They changed the Matrix.

What’s that book doing on the floor? Didn’t I just put that away? And the pillow–I thought I put the pillow on the couch. But it’s on the floor again. How does that keep happening? I know I vacuumed under … Continue reading

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