Every night I tuck my son Max (3-years old) into bed and ask him what two books or stories he wants to read. There are many to choose from but one popular favorite is Frog and Toad All Year, in which Frog and Toad have adventures related to the different seasons of the year. Max’s […]Read more "Understanding Figurative & Literal Language For Kids"
It seems 6 months is the age where Dodge, our second child, is just hammering out his developmental milestones. In the past few weeks his bottom teeth have popped through, he has started saying words like “Mama,” and “Dada,” and now…he is starting to sit up. Max, now 2 years old, did everything early it […]Read more "Developmental Milestone: Baby Sits Up"
Apparently…we’re good parents. At least that’s what we’ve been told over and over again by our friends and family that see how Kate and I parent our 2-year-old Max and care for our 5-month-old Dodge. This comes as a great relief as I honestly feel like a terrible parent who is stumbling around in the […]Read more "Apparently We’re Good Parents"
For the past few weeks Dodge, our 3-month-old, has been a kicking machine and arching his back lifting his body off the ground. We knew it was only a matter of time till he rolled over and last night shortly after 7 PM he did. Then he did it again, and again, and again… It […]Read more "When Do Babies Roll Over?"
Dear Zag, You are about 22 weeks old in utero right now which means you have developed eyes that sense light, a brain that is churning up thoughts, and ears that can hear my voice. The reason we call you “Zag” is because when Mom was pregnant with your older brother Max we nicknamed him […]Read more "Letter #2 To My Second Child"