toilet learning

Yes, I am intentionally avoiding use of the word “train,” just as I did when I documented trying to get my child to sleep. I am acutely aware that the well-researched behavioral approaches to getting your kid (or partner) to do what you want, are based on...

maybe baby

So I finished reading Maybe One. It was good. And I am relieved to know that only children grow up to be just as smart, happy and well-adjusted as their sibling-having counterparts. Apparently there have been some pretty weird theories about onlies, but this is mostly...

velociraptor baby

We recently returned from our first cross country trip. Windham to Manchester: 2 hour drive. Manchester to Chicago: 3 hour flight, plus 1 for layover. Chicago to Seattle: 4 hours. Seattle to Bellingham: 2 hours. Don’t forget the 3 hour time difference! Did I...