Category Archives: What Baby Is Chatting About

At the Airport

After the tears at the security line, I get a call half hour later: O: Mommy, there are a lot of planes here at the airport. Look, I see one in the air. Me: What colors are they. O: This … Continue reading

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Goodbye Day Care

Yesterday was O’s last day at preschool/ day care. Starting in September she will be at big girl school. As a goodbye, the teachers threw her an ice cream party (provided by moi).  The day before her ice cream party, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Door

The doors to our house are probably the original doors that were put in when the house was built over 100 years ago.  They expand and contract with the weather. Because DH can’t leave well enough alone, last summer he … Continue reading

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Barbie Spa Day

Last night at bath time, Barbie had a much needed spa day. She had her hair shampooed and conditioned to her original silkiness.  Her hair was untangled (a very difficult procedure and quite painful for her).  An aggressive exfoliating treatment … Continue reading

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Waking Baby Up

Last night she came in our bed again. This time she has changed her story. Before she just waddled in. Now, she goes after the heart strings. “Mommy, it’s really hot  in my room.” Which it can be. So she … Continue reading

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Weekend at the Beach

This weekend we escaped the heat away from New York. As we were driving back yesterday, I almost melted when I came out of the car. As O and I were splashing around in the water this was our conversation: … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

I recently realized that kids are very possessive of the letters in their name.  And if not all the letters, definitely the first letter in their name.  This came to light in a funny way not too long ago.  We were recently … Continue reading

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