Parenting Papers

Now that my baby has grown out of her toddler years to become a preschooler, I’ve found the theme for My Baby Experience has become about children instead of babies. (Also, I talk a lot about our new community.) I have enjoyed learning and growing into my parenting role, and I continue to do so.

I have found a new theme that is more responsive and better all around. My new website is titled Parenting Papers, because that is exactly what it is all about. It is a whitepapers website for parenting. I continue my personal blog through the Parenting Papers, but I encourage other parents to contribute their “two cents” so we can have a plethora of ideas, advice, funny stories, etc.

Parenting Papers

I hope you continue to enjoy my ramblings on the new site and I hope you feel inspired to add your own thoughts from time to time. Please do not hesitate to tell me what you think. Parenting takes teamwork, and we can all benefit from an outside point-of-view.

Parenting Papers- for all things parenting, a community driven whitepapers resource and shared inspirational outlet for this crazy life adventure called PARENTING.

Vacation with Grandparents

Flying into Kotzebue
A few weeks ago, during the height of the arctic summer, my parents flew all the way up from Alabama to Kotzebue, Alaska so they could spend their summer vacation with us. Anneliese was excited to spend time with her grandparents, and they were even more excited to see their grand-baby after being apart for several months. (We went down to Alabama for Thanksgiving last year.)
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My Adorable Dancing Toddler (Video)

Anneliese loves dancing, especially when the hokey pokey song is playing. We have a Sesame Street DVD that plays the Hokey Pokey and she really gets into it sometimes. She is so adorable, I just had to share this.

P.S. My house is a mess because Anneliese loves to throw her toys everywhere. So, this is pretty much how our living room looks most of the time…

What Does A Newborn Baby Actually See?

Baby eye

When a baby is first born, its eye muscles are very uncoordinated and not very strong.  In fact, most first-time mothers are horrified to see that their precious new babies sometimes look slightly cross-eyed – which is generally simply because a newborn baby is unable to move both eyes at once due to poor muscle control. This look normally rectifies itself as a baby’s eye muscles grow in strength.

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