Category Archives: Day-to-Day Minutiae

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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To cut or not to cut

Trixie’s hair is getting a little out of control. We’ve never cut it and the darn stuff just keeps on growing. Normally I wouldn’t care, but it’s gotten to the point that, I swear, I think she’s running into stuff … Continue reading

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Not Molting

That’s the diagnosis. Our game of Mystery Rash entered the Lightning Round yesterday morning with little quarter-sized patches of rash popping up and then disappearing all over the place. I decided to go ahead and take her back to the … Continue reading

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Trixie is sick

She definitely has the same crap that Jenn has been suffering with for the past 2 weeks. Trixie’s waking herself up in the middle of the night with a hacking cough (just look at the sleep log), and based on … Continue reading

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The TPODs of August

We’re taking a break from stories for this month (and maybe a week or so beyond.) But there will still be new TPODs (at least 5 days a week). September will be a good time to pick up the pace … Continue reading

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New Poll

As we see in today’s TPOD, I can buy Trixie’s happiness by simply letting her hold my wallet. Like that will last. What everyday, off-limits, purse or pocket item is your baby most desperate to get a hold of?

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I'll be in Mexico

We’ve all heard about couples who are having problems and then decide to have a baby in order to save the marriage.* I don’t personally know anyone who has done this, so I don’t know how prevalent it really is, … Continue reading

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The metabolism of an 11-month old

Trixie is messing up my metabolism. It’s a direct result of the new feeding schedule. We spend hours at the highchair now: breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner. And because you’re supposed to eat with your baby to … Continue reading

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This is a nightmare

Well, I thought I hated mealtimes last week. As reported on Friday, thanks to the overwhelming advice posted here, we have turned our feeding operation around 180 degrees and now Trixie is only self-feeding. The fact that she took to … Continue reading

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