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The Helpful Toddler

The excited utterance, “Mommy, I wanna HELP you!” strikes fear into many a woman’s quailing heart.  Waaaait, let’s back up a moment. I was getting lunch together, minding my own business, when in came The Toddler.  “Mommy! I wanna HELP … Continue reading

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“What’s a contradiction, Mommy?” (April 25)

How can children be so aggravating and, yet, so endearing?  This morning, CE spent about 5 minutes (not exaggerating) telling me she didn’t want “maana” (toddler translation: banana) on her oatmeal today, while I was trying to get the drapes … Continue reading

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