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Feigning patience is just as good as having it.

Posted by on Feb 2, 2011 in fake, fussing, patience |

I’ve never been a very patient person. It’s not something I particularly like about myself. I worried this characteristic would only get worse once I had a kid. Kids don’t much care about your schedule, you see. Or whether you have eaten in the past 14 hours. Or that you’d be so happy if you could have just five more minutes to...

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When good kids go bad

Posted by on Jan 13, 2011 in christmas, fussing, gas, holiday, screaming | 3 comments

I have a really good baby. I mean, really good. He was sleeping through the night by, like, 5 weeks old. And before that, he was really only getting up once in the middle of the night. He’d get up, eat, I’d rock him back to sleep, and that would be that. So Mike and I never really dealt with that whole sleep-deprivation thing that so many...

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