“No diapers in the new house,” my toddler says. She clambers into the family bed. We’ve been telling her for months that the diapers will finally go away when we make it to The New House and she’s sleeping full-time in her own Big Girl Bed. But we’re in transition, and the kidlet’s bedroom isn’t put together as cohesively as I’d like, yet, and co-sleeping … Continue reading Review: Using Liberator’s Spillproof Blanket for Bedtime Potty Training
My baby is good. This means she doesn’t cause much trouble, or cry often, or demand much attention. She smiles big for everyone and takes a bottle or breast easily. We sleep soundly through the night.
Strangers ask me if she is good. I wonder how deep this goes, for babies who are “bad” (read: needful), to be labeled as such from their infancy – but I doubt anybody answers “No.” We might say, “well, we’ve had some ear infections,” or “naptime has been hard,” but we don’t say, “No, she’s bad; she’s a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad baby.” Continue reading “My Good Baby”