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Happy Easter!

Posted by on Apr 7, 2012 in toddlers and easter, toddlers and easter bunny, toddlers and holidays | 0 comments

You know how parents are usually all “OMG, my baby has changed SO much in a month!!”? Well, welcome to the opposite of that.  My kid has not changed at all in an entire year. Twelve months. Same disposition, same body stature, same general overall concern. 2011 2012 He’s even nearly the same size, just a smidge longer. No wonder everyone...

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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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