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A Toddler’s Sensory Journey in Nature Starts with a Canoe

This morning we tried a new experience together. We’ve taken Theo on touristy boat trips before, but this is the first time we rented our own little canoe and paddled around alone as a family. You can read the Kids Busy Blog post and see more photos here. I wanted to share here on Kid […]

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Article Review: “The High Cost of ‘Accident Free'”

I trust my son. I realize he’s not yet aware of every danger he might face, but there are plenty of places in this world where it is safe enough to let him go free. One of those places is a playground in a public park. As Theo is only 2½, he still likes to […]

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Four Little Videos

Now for something more light-hearted. Four little videos of Theo. Daddy Vlady has generously donated his ski cap to baby Theo, and has found a creative substitute for himself. January 8, 2011. Theo wakes up from a nap on Mommy. January 17, 2011. Theo laughs until he is exhausted. January 21, 2011. Two short videos […]

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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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A new home and a growing Pook.

New House At the end of October, hubby and baby and I moved into our beautiful new house. Theo now has his own room and has adapted very well. He now has his own little set-up with crib, changing table, and a twin bed for visitors such as mommy or daddy when T has a […]