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Brown Bear is going mobile

Brown Bear has discovered her papa’s passion for being on the go. Seeing as she can not yet walk, or crawl for that matter, her mobility is limited to rolling sideways across the floor. Yesterday she was on her baby blanket on the floor in the front of the living room and Blonde Bear was on […]

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The Crabby Crabberson twins

If a baby skips her afternoon nap the result is awful. By bed time the twins were both screaming and crying, arching their little backs and throwing themselves around as if they were in agony. The truth of the matter is that we were in agony from their cries, not them. However, a little warm […]

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3 AM conversations

You know you are really tired when at 3 AM you talk to a six moth old baby like they are a suspect in a police investigation. The “conversation” went something like this; Baby, “waaah, waaah, waaah, waaah…” with arms and legs flapping uncontrollably. Me, “Look kid, it is 3 AM. This is when we sleep. […]

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Ahh the irony of it all…

My partner has a bit of a rough hand at things that do not immediately do as she wants. For example, if she wants to open a jar of mustard and it will not open she goes, all too quickly for my liking, to the biggest “hammer” in her arsenal to get at the mustard. […]

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The satisfaction of…

There are few things in life that are as satisfying as holding a fussing baby in your arms and seeing her transition from fussy to sleepy. It is simply beautiful in the peaceful nature of the transition. And then, once she is asleep to see a smile tease across her face as she sleeps, you […]

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Dirty diapers and research scientists

In the morning when the girls wake up, my first priority is to get them out of the diapers that they have wearing since midnight or three in the morning, depending on when they last woke up for food. The thing that never fails to amaze me is the extraordinary amount of liquid that a diaper […]

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Mountain Buggy rain cover found

Thank you Craigslist for finding us a rain cover for our Mountain Buggy stroller! Now it can rain all fall and winter because we have a cover for the stroller. Forget about Crocodile Baby and their bitchy “customer service”, Craigslist rocks!

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Family day in Kitsilano

Saturday was set up to be our family day. A day when my two princesses and my partner could spend together doing joyful family stuff. The initial plan was to travel to Kitsilano and walk along the promenade using the stroller we have recently acquired. Of course seeing as it was forecast to be a […]

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A birthday of sorts

To an individual who has not yet experienced a pregnancy or had the joy of children living with them from birth, a pregnancy is nine months long. Maybe some will say nine months and a week. However, once you have travelled the road of pregnancy, all that changes. You see, pregnancy is not measured in months […]