Archive for July, 2010

Mellow Friday

Friday, July 30th, 2010

We’ve had a busy week, with someplace to go every day until today. I decided today would be a relax-at-home day, and this morning Claire and I did two crafts. She is still learning how to handle materials, developing fine motor skills, and beginning to grasp the steps of a project. The two crafts we […]

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Why Having a Toddler Is Like Being at a Frat Party

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

There are half-full, brightly-colored plastic cups on the floor in every room. Three are in the bathtub. There’s always that one girl, bawling her eyes out in a corner. It’s best not to assume that the person closest to you has any control over their digestive function. You sneak off to the bathroom knowing that […]

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To Love

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your […]

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