Category Archives: 6 – 12 Months

Raines’ First Year

What a year this has been. Here are a few memorable moments from the year: First Words Mum.  I swear to God.  It was mum.  He was crawling across the floor to me, upset about something and crying “mum mum … Continue reading

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Christmas Is For Kids

Kids make everything about Christmas more fun.  I haven’t been this excited about Christmas morning in a long, long time.  And, as my sister will attest, the more excited I am, the earlier I wake up.  Christmas morning I actually … Continue reading

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Mother Of The Year

About 15 women in my mom’s group have come down with the stomach bug that has been sweeping through Denver.  I had it last weekend, and Raines has it now.  Mine lasted less than 24 hours, Raines is going on … Continue reading

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An Explosion of Cute

The kid has always been cute.  But lately, he’s added so many new things to his repertoire, and each time I turn around, he’s doing something even more adorable.  He’s discovered a million new ways to crack us up.  Although, … Continue reading

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And One Fell Off and Bumped His Head

Mama called the doctor and the doctor said, “don’t let your kid sleep on the bed unsupervised!” No Kidding. Guess what happened last weekend?  Yup.  It was Saturday, Raines was napping and I was working on my computer.  He had … Continue reading

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The Clap-Growl

Raines is now 10 months old.  I can’t believe it.  And I started reading, “Happiest Toddler on the Block” by…you guessed it:  Dr. Harvey Karp.  It is, like his first book, pure genius.  I love this man.  I  started reading … Continue reading

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Newborn

When Raines was first born, I remember many people telling me to “hang in there”, because “it will get better”.  They’d tell me in a few short months, he would be smiling back at me, cooing, etc.  “Just get through … Continue reading

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