Archive for September, 2008

Guess What She Got For Her Birthday?

Friday, September 5th, 2008

It’s estimated that babies get between four to ten colds in their first year. Up until yesterday, Claire had caught nine colds since birth. And now she has a cold again. It appears that this one is quick and she has no fever; a friend’s daughter had it and was symptom-free in three days, so […]

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Today’s Pithy Thought

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

It is as difficult to keep a child out of a mud puddle as it is to bathe a cat.

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Validation

Monday, September 1st, 2008

I’m holding Claire, giving her the afternoon bottle of milk. She is dawdling in my arms while her father and I chat on this quiet Monday afternoon. I look up from Claire’s gaze and ask, “Do you think Claire loves me?” “Of course she does,” answers Husband. He pauses. “Her feelings are so big she […]

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