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How teething turned my toddler into a demon.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2012 in remedies for teething, teething, teething babies, toddlers and teeth, toddlers and teething | 0 comments

Yesterday, my sweet toddler turned into Demon Child. Nothing made him happy. No, that’s not true. One thing made him happy. One thing quieted the screaming — Mom holding him while standing up. Mom was not allowed to sit down and hold him. Mom was not allowed to lay down with him or rock him. And Dad was certainly not allowed to be in the...

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Thankful for molars?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 in one year molars, this kid's timing is unreal, toddler holiday fiasco, toddlers and holidays, toddlers and teething | 0 comments

I pondered what I might blog about today and at first I was all, “Oh, I know! I’ll describe in excruciating detail how Ryan’s new molars made an appearance on Thanksgiving!”  But then I came to the realization we all come to at some point in our lives: It’s a story better illustrated through haiku. And once I started, I sort of couldn’t stop: Pulsing,...

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