Tag Archives: Parenting

Wicked and my child

I saw Wicked over the weekend with some good girlfriends. I was a theater major in college (the first time around) and it had been an embarrassingly long time since I had seen a live show of any kind. Musical … Continue reading

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A little levity and a little sex

The birds and the bees have been an ongoing conversation here since Letty was a baby. We took someone’s advice and just answered the question they asked, and didn’t provide any more information than that. I think that particular method … Continue reading

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Too much?

Is there a such thing as over-attachment? I read articles about kids who don’t attach to their caregivers for various reasons (none of them good), but I’ve never heard of a kid who is too attached. But here we are. … Continue reading

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Staying present

If you look at my bookshelf you will notice the books are overwhelmingly dedicated to two topics: theology and parenting. (At least on my side of the shelves. J’s side has biographies and photography books. He’s much more interesting than … Continue reading

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Moving, chores, and McDonald’s

Turns out when “they” say buying and selling houses is one of the most stressful things you can do, they are right. Our house is under contract, and we have found a new one. Hopefully we will be moving in … Continue reading

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Training for the toliet

I should have known potty-training Letty would be a very different experience from training the boys. She’s different than them in many ways, after all. Besides which, I didn’t really ever “train” the boys as much as I just waited … Continue reading

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Autis-ism

I’ve mentioned several times on this blog that Jett is doing group social skills therapy. And up til now it’s been great. There were a couple other boys who were very similar in functioning to Jett, and they were all … Continue reading

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