Archive for June, 2009

Sew Ready

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

For my birthday, I’m getting a sewing machine! Does anybody have recommendations of books for beginners? My last encounter with machine sewing was in 7th grade, when I managed to sew through my thumb with the machine and couldn’t figure out patterns. I think I failed that unit; I certainly came out of the experience […]

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The Early Bird

Friday, June 19th, 2009

OMG, I haven’t got my child enrolled for preschool this fall! Nearly every other mother I know whose child is about to turn two has taken care of this. I haven’t since I thought we’d be moving and wanted to see where we’d be before I pursued this. Oh no. My child won’t be ready […]

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The Language Instinct

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

She spins in circles and says, “I’m getting busy!!” and laughs when she falls down. She adds plural ending to words that are already plural: gloveses, shoeses, kidses. She adds “ed” to verbs in current tense to make them past-tense: “It breaked,” “I eated.” She sits in her wading pool, looks up at the trees […]

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