Dairy, dashing hopes

Six months ago, our littlest had an IgE blood test: one nurse took his blood, the other stood by in case he needed to pin him down. I covered my son’s eyes, she took blood; he flinched at the poke, didn’t move until it was […]

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Trains + Colours

When you ask Little Brother how old he is, he holds up two fingers, and confidently says, “Three!” While I find myself correcting him almost every time, mathematically, I suppose he isn’t incorrect. At the age he is at now, he’s starting to identify colours […]

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Stories of spring

This spring has certainly sprung some surprises, some better than others: Ralph S. Mouse (the S stands for smart) Let’s begin with a story of the mouse. If you have followed my stories for some years now, you might recall the story of j.w catching […]

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Language explosion

While he was very stoic and mono-expression before, Little Brother is becoming quite the character, is generous with his smiles, and has quite the appetite.[1]despite not going up to a week, sometimes! :( Some things he enjoys: he prefers soft veggies like squashes over green leafy […]

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