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The time I gave Ryan a pillow and cried.

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in the head thing, toddler milestone, toddler milestones, toddler sleeps with pillow, toddler transition to bed |

For months, Mike and I have been trying to determine the right time to move Ryan from his crib into a bed. The whole we’re-going-to-move-across-the-country-soon thing is complicating matters because I don’t want to buy another piece of furniture that will have to be hauled to the East Coast. But I also don’t want to introduce too many...

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Toddler Milestones.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in toddler growing up, toddler milestone, toddler milestones, toddler second birthday |

I’ve always known that it’s not the traditional milestones that truly take my breath away as a mom. Ryan is less than two months away from being two years old, and I get the distinct impression that I’m supposed to be planning a big party or – at the very least – occasionally muttering “how could it be?!” to myself. In reality, I haven’t even decided...

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