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Weekend fun with baby.

We’ve had to adapt to having a baby in many ways this weekend. For starters, I have been a participating artist in a local sidewalk chalk festival for the past 16 years. I gave that up this year because it is very time-intensive, and so is the baby. I went to visit yesterday instead, and […]

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Back to blogging…but about being a mom

Please come visit me at thepookster.com and read about my new career as a mom. I’m still teaching and designing, but right now I don’t have much time for maintaining a design/tutorial blog. I hope to return here later when the babe gets a little more independent.

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Laughter?

Here’s the latest new thing: Theo seems to start giggling when you change his clothes. As soon as I start pulling his arms out of an outfit, he face goes into a huge smile. Tonight he actually made giggling sounds as I moved him into his nighttime sleeper. It almost sounds like his cranky pre-crying […]

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Baby’s first airplane ride

Courtesy Vlady Airlines.

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Sly little charmer

For all of my adult life up until June, my breasts have had a single meaning and function and it wasn’t to suckle a baby. It’s taken some getting used to: having a vulnerable, hungry creature rely on them for sustenance. Eventually I’ve gotten comfortable with the suck-suck-suck-pause of baby’s rhythmic and eager eating. Okay, […]