Posts Tagged ‘parenting’
About a month ago, I walked into the bathroom and found my adorable little girl sitting on the bathroom counter with lip gloss smeared all around her lips. She had apparently found my makeup bag and decided to put lipstick on just like Mommy. I was able to get her confession and explanation on video (listening to toddlers explain their motives can be a lot of fun.) It was so cute and she was adorable- I couldn’t get upset about it!
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Life with a toddler is so crazy. I am amazed by all that she is learning and stressed by her temperamental outbursts. It is both scary and sweet when she starts copying everything that I do. Life is getting more complicated as we decide about preschool and playdates, while trying to break our own bad habits so she doesn’t pick them up. At the same time, we have to take her toddler tantrums and extreme energy one day at a time. It is exhausting but this time is precious.
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They say pregnancy is a life changer but not many people know that it also is a life saver. The birth of your baby is a special moment for your family, the moment when you are not just a couple but also parents responsible for the life and protection of a whole new human being; but with that all powerful moment comes another all powerful decision, a decision that could save the life of your newborn.
When you learn that you are pregnant doctors nowadays will recommend making decisions to prepare for ensuring the baby’s health. So many illnesses exist in this world that can tragically strike any family within a moment’s eye with no warning in some cases; which is why it’s all the more better to listen to your doctor’s advice on procedures like cord blood banking.
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Back in March of this year (when Anneliese was a year and a half old) she was becoming interested in her toddler bed, but she wasn’t quite ready for the big change. She enjoyed pretending to sleep in it, and playing on it. But, whenever I tried to lay her down in the “big girl” bed for the night, she would pop up screaming and run for the door. Obviously she wasn’t ready to give up the security of a crib just yet.
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