During the summer when my daughter turned one, I took a mommy & me music class with her at the Madison Area YMCA. For half an hour each Wednesday, we’d clap and tap along with songs, and rattle our little tambourines and egg shakers. Becca’s favorite part, as anyone who has taken the class can guess, was bubble time! The
Infants & Toddlers
Summer camps for the preschoolers may seem hard to find, but there are actually several in the area that cater just to the little ones, and many bigger camps that have shorter days for the preschool crowd. Similarly, for those of you looking for camps for your kids with special needs, there are camps that specialize in
How is that possible??? My teeny tiny Ana Banana is 9 months old. And she’s not a teeny tiny 9 month old… she’s a big chunka-monka 9 month old. A healthy chubby cherub if I ever saw one. Oh… the rolls and the Buddha belly. Some 9 month stats… Weight – 21 pounds 15 ounces
I’m with Ana 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (for the most part). I’m ALWAYS with her. (You know what I mean.) Today Grandma came over. I took Zoe to school. I then had the luxury (yes, luxury) of shopping ALL BY MYSELF until I had to pick Zoe up from school. (Thank
I had a nuchal translucency scan Wednesday. I’ll be 35 in February so I’m “old” (haha) and they like to do those extra tests. My ObGyn gave options of doing nothing extra, doing a few tests that are “non-invasive” (nuchal translucency/blood work/another ultrasound screen later on), or doing a couple “invasive” tests (chorionic villus sampling/amniocentisis).
We went to the “community pool” almost every morning of vacation (The afternoon was way too hot to even think of doing anything outside… even to swim!). We had the pool almost totally to ourselves for most of the time… and were usually just joined by a few people right before we would leave for
Starting on May 7th demolition is scheduled to begin on our one and only full bathroom. We’ve been spending the last couple weeks looking at sinks and cabinets, toilets, tubs and tile. Have you done this before? Do they need to give me 24 options in a toilet? And… did you know there are literally
Like nap time on many other days, today ended with Zoe waking up and playing with her “friends” in her crib. I heard her on the monitor saying “hi Elmo, hi bear, hi doggie, hi duckie… etc, etc, etc.” She sang her barely recognizable version of “Elmo’s World” and a couple other songs. She chatted
Zoe loves coloring with markers… but she loves playing with the marker caps even more! I just love these pictures for the colors… and for how thoroughly excited she was.