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Archer’s big boy room

Ch-ch-ch-changes!  In the blink of an eye, nearly 3 years to the day since I assembled that crib for a baby yet to be born, I disassembled it for a boy who is no longer a baby.   Jude’s getting a new bed and thus, Archer has inherited the twin size Uptown bed that my mom
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Fidget Spinners: This is 2017

Dear Internet, can we talk about trends for a minute? When you’re 2 years old, and your older brother is 9, it means that in order to live your best life, you’ve got to be participating in all things Grown Up. Thus, who has time for baby toys like Duplo Legos or, heaven forbid, those Fisher
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In which Archer potty trains himself & Jude gets poison ivy

Internet, I’m pretty sure that God has an enormous sense of humor. This is evident in many ways but perhaps best of all in parenting. For example, there was firstborn Jude who was and still is pretty much an easygoing kid. He was easily corrected when he was little (despite that one time when he
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Mercury in retrograde?

I have never before in my life believed in mercury in retrograde, but this weekend had me scratching my head in doubt.  Alternate title for this post: Adventures in Eufaula, Vol. MCXCMLIII (see previous versions including The Rodeo and Babies Deserve Lollipops Too). I needed to run down to the lake house for a quick overnight
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