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Stock and Bonds

Yes. In answer to your question about whether I’m bonded with my baby after 14 months: Yes. Totally. Mostly. And if you want the emotional play-by-play, here it is: Love: Yes. I totally love her. It wasn’t instantaneous, and it didn’t … Continue reading

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Lemonade

OK, so my daughter’s marks are not from neurofibromatosis.They’re from lemons. It appears that her skin was exposed to lemon juice before going out into the sun, and it caused chemical burns all over her face and legs. It’s called phytophotodermatitis, … Continue reading

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Alone

The best piece of advice I’ve received from other parents is to leave well enough alone. If your baby is quiet, don’t give her a toy. If she’s happy with her toy, don’t sway her rocker. If she’s happy being swayed in her rocker, … Continue reading

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