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A Song in His Heart

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Tad’s speech delay has impaired his ability to communicate with us – though it’s amazing how rapidly that is changing. But what has never been a problem is his ability to carry a tune. When he wants to, of course. He’s not a performing monkey or anything. While he is still completely in love with […]



The School Debate

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

With Tad’s education in hand for at least the next couple of years, thanks to the special education program that our local school district has, the Webmaster and I are having to turn our complete attention to Ane’s future. The question being, public school or private school? Now, the Webmaster and I both attended public […]



Success!!!

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Tad pooped in the potty yesterday!!! Woo-HOO!!!!!!!!! I owe it all to C-3PO and R2-D2. One of the potty training strategies that was suggested at the seminiar I attended a couple of months ago was to have “potty” toys – toys that never left the bathroom, and the child could only play with them while […]



My Job in Life

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

We made a trip to Costco yesterday. The cupboards (and freezer) were bare. The receipt was long. Ouch. Tad was riding in the cart (even though he hates it – but I just can’t chase him around Costco), and Ane was walking. We had struck a deal for good behavior – she behaved and stayed […]