The Code Word is “Apple”

    October 18, 2017
    The Code Word is "Apple"

    I have a feeling that my baby girl, Jai, is going to talk a lot when she gets older. She hasn’t given specific indication that her language development is any more advanced than other toddlers her age. Jai doesn’t even show any distinctive higher level of expression or verbal application. Yet.  But she has a peculiar physical demonstration of learned phrases, which is displayed after she has stared at the person’s mouth, focused, for what is being uttered.  Namely, her primary proof of communication is…

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  • Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 2

    Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 2

    In part 2 of my interview with my husband, I initiated some pretty imaginative questions to delve a bit deeper into his actions as a child and how that scoped his mind as a father. Here is…

    October 11, 2017
  • Giveaway: VTech Sit to Stand Learning Walker Ends Sunday, October 15

    Giveaway: VTech Sit to Stand Learning Walker Ended!

    The Review  The VTech Sit to Stand Learning Walker is a moving play table that can encourage a child’s mobility. Its attached wheels roll easily over hard flooring and carpeting, though I would recommend a parent to exert caution over places their child…

    October 8, 2017
  • My Son Can Smell Me
    Food / Theater Kids↹Festival

    My Son Can Smell Me

    My preschooler boy is my biggest fan on Earth. I don’t think I will ever-again come across a kid who’d sacrifice his own conveniences for me, who would much rather remain uncomfortably in mannequin-still place if it meant…

    October 1, 2017
  • The Value of an Unlikely Partnership

    The Value of an Unlikely Partnership

    I want to give it all up sometimes.   This grip, this irreversible clamp, is super-tight, cutting my circulation occasionally and making me wince and shake. I cannot move anywhere but forward through a darkness I…

    September 25, 2017
  • Olympic-Sized Sleeplessness

    Olympic-Sized Sleeplessness

    I uncovered several articles and social media status updates recently regarding women and our sleep tendencies post-baby. Beyond the overall sleep deprivation that haunts most mothers, we still often make a sport, as a society,…

    September 20, 2017
  • Kids↹Sports

    Issa Darts Game/Anti-Floor-Pee

    It has been 477 sunrises since day 1 of potty training with Jrue last Memorial Day weekend. We have scaled all kinds of exciting rituals and challenges in the potty-going itinerary, but always keep…

    September 17, 2017