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Two Balls of Wool

I learned to knit around the time that Paul and I got together, almost eight years ago. For my first knitting project, I bought wool that should have been spun into a skein. I didn’t know and got it all … Continue reading

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Baby Blanket Snippet

quite a while ago, before we moved back from san francisco, i took james for one last stroller ride down to the bay. he was about nine-months old. i bundled him up and covered him with the baby blanket i … Continue reading

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Your Baby’s Lasts

A friend posted this wonderful Huffington Post blog-entry on Facebook: The Last Time. The post eloquently articulates how parents usually look ahead to their children’s firsts, rather than savour their present abilities and quirks, which morph away all too soon. … Continue reading

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Bringing up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting by Pamela Druckerman

I’ve only skimmed parenting books before this one. It’s interesting and in response to North America’s compulsion to over-parent. I liked learning about how another culture parents as well as getting some good ideas. And the book is entertaining, except … Continue reading

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Profile of a Preemie Parent

Alright, I admit, I couldn’t resist an alliteration for the title. More accurately, this post is about NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) moms – moms of extremely premature babies, which are babies born at 24 to 32 weeks. You see, … Continue reading

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