I think I’m just about done with the Hawthorne Street Fair. We had a fabulous time at the Division Street Fair, so I know it’s not impossible to have a good day out with a baby, but today was just miserable. If I wasn’t getting run down by bicycles, I was getting run down by [...]
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for August, 2011
Amazing Things Hanna Has Done Part 353: -Hanna has learned how to recognize when her bottles are empty and hand them to me, rather than keep sucking in the hope that more food will magically appear. -She is currently playing peekaboo with a mirror.
I picked up a new toy for Hanna, one of those wooden block things with different shapes cut out, and then she has to put the correspondingly shaped blocks back through the holes. She was having a great deal of fun when we were in Maine playing with one of her cousins’ toys that involved [...]
Oh my goodness, travelling with a baby. On the flight out Hanna did ok, she was restless and then she slept, but on the flight back Hanna was that baby. She yelled because she couldn’t run around and she yelled because she was tired and she yelled because she was yelling so much that she [...]
Hanna and I are going to have to start working on the concept of “No.” Her spheres of interest and mobility have expanded to the point that she’s now passionately interested in exploring and playing with all sorts of things that are not safe for her, and she goes into meltdown mode whenever you tell [...]
Things that are stressing me out right now: 1. Our normal childcare arrangements have all gone screwy this week because Ryan’s schedule got changed. 2. A big new project started today at work. 3. I have a dentist appointment next week. 4. My 10 year high school reunion is this Saturday, and I still can’t [...]