With a little one who is cutting molars, we have recently started discussing how to choose a pediatric dentist for Baby Wagon, and how to go about introducing her to proper dental care. We have her brush her teeth on a pretty regular basis, although I will admit to having a hard time corralling her long enough to do it properly. Usually, I brush for her for as long as she will let me, about 20 seconds, then she grabs the brush to chew on for a bit. The pediatrician has given the OK on this practice, but I still want to have her brushing regularly before we go see a dentist.
We love being parents. Period.
That isn’t, however, to say that every once in a while we don’t want to take a break and be on our own, or go out with our wonderful friends, sans child.
And that’s OK. It doesn’t make me or Cris any less of a parent to say “I need a break for a bit”. Continue reading “It’s Self CARE, Not SelfISH- But That’s OK Too”
Going back to work after bringing BW into the world was HARD. It still breaks my heart a little to … Continue reading Working Away From Home? There are a Few Advantages
If you know us, you know a couple of things. One, we LOVE our Ontario Reign Hockey games (We are … Continue reading Protecting Little Ears
When we got pregnant, we were ecstatic.
We were also terrified. Continue reading “Finding Your Tribe”
Years ago, before Cris and I were married, we went to a Christmas party at a close friends parents home. The BIG THING that year was the chocolate fountain set up in their kitchen, with a huge array of “dippables” surrounding it. Everything from bacon to marshmallows to various fruits and potato chips, and being the adventurous riffraff we are, we decided to add cheese cubes and ham, and if I am remembering correctly, even some baloney, on the theory that chocolate makes everything better.
Big Bear Lake is a very special place to our family. Cris’ family had a cabin up there for years, … Continue reading Baby’s First Camping Trip