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A Snack on the Couch with Mommy

Today, Theo and I went to Costco, and on the way home he fell asleep. Fifteen minutes into his nap, we were home. I tried to quietly transfer him in his car seat into the house without waking him. When my key entered the lock on the front door, his eyes popped open. Oh, well. […]

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Physical Education

So, Is He Normal or Not? Last Tuesday, Theo had an appointment with the Preemie Department at Kaiser to test his development at 6 months. He was not born premature, but he was in NICU for most of his first week. I guess any baby in NICU gets this special check-up. Theo saw two doctors. […]

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Thanksgiving Photos and Video

We had an untraditional Thanksgiving yesterday. Our little family went to the area near Sly Park to let the baby experience snow. We walked through snow on the shore of Jenkinson Lake. We ate delicious Italian turkey sandwiches from the Safeway in Pollock Pines for lunch. We came home and fed Theo his first meat […]

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Mommy’s Teeth

He Has My Teeth Lately, Vlady and I have suspected that Theo’s two bottom teeth are off-center. The photo I took yesterday seems to confirm this. Not to worry! His mommy has the same thing (see below.) That is, I have three incisors between the canines on the bottom row, rather than the typical four. […]

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Turning, spinning, and tasting.

Squirmy Last night, Theo turned from his back to his tummy by himself for the first time. He did it three times. Unfortunately, it was all in his crib when he was supposed to be sleeping. He can’t get back onto his back from his tummy yet, so he started crying each time. One of […]