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Easter traditions and/or non-traditions.

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in building easter traditions, easter bunny, holiday traditions with toddlers, holidays with a kid, toddlers and easter, toddlers and holidays | 0 comments

Easter is a few days away and whenever a big holiday approaches, I can’t help but think how we are molding the memories that Ryan will look back on decades from now. I hope he remembers two things. First, the stability of our traditions — Easter brunch that always, always featured a green chili egg casserole.* Easter egg hunts. Dessert platters...

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My kid is not impressed with adults in costume.

Posted by on Apr 23, 2011 in easter bunny, first easter, holiday, new mom, santa | 2 comments

Today was Easter Bunny day. I woke Ryan up this morning shrieking, “We’re gonna go meet the Easter Bunny!! Are you soooooo excited?!?“ He certainly seemed excited. He grinned and giggled and kicked up a storm. He was in a great mood all morning, laughing much more than usual, smiling almost non-stop and just generally being a happy kid....

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