Monthly Archives: October 2012

making soup

Last week, K did something that astonished me. She has been role playing with her stuffed animals for a while–feeding them and making them insisting on having them read books to her–but last week she play acted an entire meal. … Continue reading

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telling stories

I had a rare moment of instant feedback on a parenting book today. My friend C (who is both a doctor in training and super-mom) recommended The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind to … Continue reading

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Jessica Valenti and the drudgery of parenting

I’ve been avoiding writing about Jessica Valenti’s Why Have Kids? for more than a month now. A friend handed out copies to our baby group, and so I feel a little bound not to say only bad things, but I’m … Continue reading

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she’s becoming company

Ko’s parents spent the last four weeks here in Brooklyn taking care of us. It’s the sort of thing you would think I would have a lot to say about, but actually I feel a bit overwhelmed by the experience, … Continue reading

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