Monthly Archives: December 2004

She is a learning machine

Who was optimistic? Not many of you. Only about 8% of you thought you can teach an old toddler new tricks. But to our knowledge, Trixie didn’t fall out of bed at all last night. (Unfortunately, she also tried to … Continue reading

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The answer and another poll

The overwhelming majority of you either thought there were no problems (19%) or it was a complete failure and she slept on the floor the whole night (50%). The correct answer lies somewhere in between. Jenn had to go help … Continue reading

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Poll: How many times do you think Trixie fell out of the bed last night?

As reported below, we removed the crib side rail yesterday. How many times do you think Trixie fell out of the bed last night? Vote now, see the answer tonight after Trixie goes to sleep. (Poll is to your left … Continue reading

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The New Maginot Line

Keeping the crib side rail in the lowered position lasted only one day. It got too dangerous because a sleepy, wobbly Trixie was still inclined to stand up and grab for the railing, even though it no longer came up … Continue reading

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More Loose Ends

1) The “One Year Ago Today” feature now works for all TPODs. See, you only had to ask about 20 times to get me to do it 2) No more TPODs from the future. This change won’t affect 99% of … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

We’re feeling better. I was down for a total of two weeks. Trixie teetered on the edge the entire time but never fell over. It makes me think her flu shot might have actually worked. Now that I can think … Continue reading

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It's not a fluke

She climbed out of the crib again while I was in the shower. Thankfully Jenn was home. We then caught a glimpse of how she was doing it. It looked like a cross between the men’s rings competition and a … Continue reading

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Thump-a-thunk

I was in the kitchen this morning, with Trixie in her crib, when I heard a huge thump-a-thunk. I promptly ignored it because how much trouble can she get into when she’s in the crib? Not expecting anyone or anything … Continue reading

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Poll: Did you get BIDS (sick more often) after the baby arrived?

Really, I think I’m dying. This is going to be a slooow week(s). I plan to get TPODs up, but that’s about it. In the meantime, let’s see how sick everyone else is. Do you or did you have BIDS*? … Continue reading

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Vector

As reported in our last post, babies mess you up in the head. Thanks to everyone who wrote in to share their experience involving emotional instability and parenthood. However, I feel like I may have given the wrong impression once … Continue reading

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