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I Have a Life Once More!
Friday, November 30th, 2007

And that says it all. Now back to our previously scheduled life…

Feeding the Finicky Part 3: The Importance of Imitation.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

If cool shapes and little games fail, there’s always the old stand-by of “I take a bite, you take a bite.” My hubby is especially good at that method. In fact, he’s the only person I’ve seen get the Punkin to eat carrots without fussing. Much to my chagrin. I spend all day trying to […]

Babes Gone Wild
Saturday, September 29th, 2007

From mild-mannered baby … … to wild child! My daughter’s squishy ball went kaput. It’s late, I’m tired, so I decided to have a wee bit of fun at her baby doll’s expense.

Feeding the Finicky Part 2: The Power of Pasta
Monday, September 24th, 2007

Pasta is one of the Punkin’s mainstays. Pasta and Ken’s–Ken’s Steakhouse Light Olive Oil Vinaigrette was for a lonnnng time the only salad dressing she could eat, and her main source of fat (kids need some fats.  Something to do with myelination I believe).  She’ll eat anything with Ken’s–pasta, breadsticks, pretzels.  We’ve even caught her […]

Feeding the Finicky Part 1: The Charm of Crumpets
Monday, September 17th, 2007

One of the biggest stress-causers of raising the Punkin is feeding the child. Not only does she have tons o’ food allergies, she also doesn’t like to eat. It’s just not high on her to-do list, and so she has to be reminded constantly to take a bite of this or that. I spend a […]