Monthly Archives: January 2005

Two Nap Minimum

It’s my guess that if you ask any parent of a young toddler what the best time of the day is, the answer will be nap time. Previously it may have been happy hour, or when Must-See-TV starts, or that … Continue reading

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It's a busy weekend

We just swung from one end of the attention span to the other with a mention in the New York Times. Welcome! I like to point all new visitors to Trixie Update 101. It’s an overview of the site that … Continue reading

Posted in Site News | 13 Comments

Welcome MSNBC Countdown

Thanks for stopping by. The last couple of posts have been about getting ready for the show, but beyond that there really are a lot of baby stories. If you’d like to see an overview of the site, please check … Continue reading

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More behind the scenes

UPDATE 5pm I just got a confirmation that our piece airs tonight between 8 and 9pm EST. We really appreciate all the support and well wishes. Thanks guys. We’re feeling a lot of excitement, stress and terror all rolled up … Continue reading

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Beware Toddlers Bearing Gifts

This morning as I was washing dishes, Trixie came into the kitchen carrying a used diaper, flapping in her outstretched arms. I jumped to get it from her, not knowing where she had found it or what might be inside. … Continue reading

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A little something extra

A bunch of people have been asking to hear Trixie’s voice. And Sarah had again suggested a story about our ‘typical’ day. How about we put those two together? There’s only one catch — it’s not going to be on … Continue reading

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Poll: What's your closest connection to Trixie?

I don’t have any new stories this week (so far), but there might be something interesting happening Wednesday or Thursday. In the meantime, since we’ve been talking so much about readers and how we’re growing, here’s a fun poll to … Continue reading

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Site Question

We’re growing. Comments are coming faster and more frequently than ever before. I think reader’s comments are very important and deserve to be seen. Eventually there might be a big change to the way comments are managed (like maybe moving … Continue reading

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Do Milksicles Dream of Frozen Sheep?

Or Bottle Wrap (Part 2) If the accumulation of sterile, empty plastic in our cabinets marked the expansion of a once dominant civilization, then our freezer was littered with a poignant reminder of its passing, embodied in fist-sized chunks of … Continue reading

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Detritus of a Plastic Civilization

Or Bottle Wrap (Part 1) That’s right. I finally got around to the long-promised bottle wrap-up. (Only took 5 months.) In the process I’ve discovered it’s a bad idea to procrastinate this sort of thing because you tend to forget … Continue reading

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