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Pokemon

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: What’s With the Pokemon Craze?

I remember when I was in college I would hear about these Pokemon cards that all the kids were playing with. I immediately was brought back to memories of Garbage Pail Kids and how I obsessively collected them all, desperately searching for the “Juicy Jessica” to add to my collection. The Garbage Pail Kid craze didn’t last […]

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play dates

The Bitter Truth: We Don’t Have Time for Play Dates

Play Dates.  Two words I have very mixed feelings about. My older child is introverted like me. She loves school, but plays alone much of the time. I’m not particularly concerned, given I was the same and grew into a perfectly well-adjusted adult. However, my husband and I have been told by her teachers that […]

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Tales of a Two-year-old

Tales of a Two-year-old: The Nap Time Saga

Guide two-year-old upstairs. Have two-year-old use potty. Put two-year-old in bed. Tuck two-year-old in. Kiss two-year-old. Two-year-old says they have to poop. Bring two-year-old back to potty. *Total bluff* Put two-year-old back to bed. Fix blanket “just right.” Get second requested blanket. Get requested stuffed animal (downstairs). Give requested stuffed animal to two-year-old. Two-year-old says […]

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