Missy at Two…

…Plus…and a Half…Three-Quarters?…okay, damn near three. But you see how long this post has been in my drafts. It’s been a while since I’ve done a proper update. After Missy’s second birthday, the weekly babycenter emails I’ve been getting since early in my pregnancy suddenly started referring to my “preschooler.” What?! No! She’s much more […]

Must…click…post. #MicroblogMondays

Four weeks since my last post. I knew it had been a while, but jeez. I’ve been sort of floating in limbo again. In no particular order, the things I’ve been meaning to write about but haven’t: My decision to very gradually wean Missy. If she’s fully weaned by the time we’re ready for our […]

2 + 1

My daughter turned two yesterday. We celebrated in our own way, mostly at home, with cake and balloons and Skype for the family who couldn’t be here. She had a good day. It was a good day for all of us. And I didn’t document a single thought about it here. I’ve been absent from […]

The Twenty-second Month

In bullet points! First of all, Missy is 22 months old. That’s so close to two. So close, in fact, that when people ask me how old she is, I no longer respond in months, but rather, “almost two,” or “She’ll be two in April.” Overall, I haven’t had any concerns about Missy’s development, but […]

“You’re not going to be one of those mothers who breastfeeds her child ’til she’s seven, are you?”

This was my sister’s not-so-subtle (and slightly sarcastic) way of asking me how long I plan to continue breastfeeding my daughter. It was in response to something like, “Ow, baby! Watch those teeth!” during a nursing session she witnessed via Skype. The answer I gave her was along the lines of “wait til she’s two […]