Category Archives: preschool

How Many Tears?

“Mommy, how many needles does it take to make a baby?” My eyes blinked open. I’d nearly nodded off on the acupuncture table. My four year old was literally in my face, his searching blue eyes and button nose clownishly upside … Continue reading

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Tommy Mommy

“Mama, I have to go PEE-EE-EE!” my son announced at the top of his lungs. He was on the cusp of four, and every trip to the loo was deemed worthy of broadcast with the same volume and intensity as … Continue reading

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Mama Daddy

My three-year old was splashing in the tub, playing with his new “Sea & Learn” bath shapes, gleefully counting all the good things that come in twos.  He’d started with the bath toys, pairs of letters and numbers and sea … Continue reading

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Baby Burrito

Last week, my cousin’s only son headed off for his first year of university in a town seven hours away. His father’s car packed to the gills, off he went to study biology – and to experience his first taste … Continue reading

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