Monthly Archives: July 2011

How Video Games Helped Me Tackle Parenting: Part 1

It’s pretty safe to say that I’ve been playing a role-playing game of some sort since I was at least four, if not earlier. The journey began with a game called “King’s Quest” that I found utterly fascinating because it … Continue reading

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Just a Little OCD

One day, last winter, I was wearing a sweatshirt from college around the house. It was just a gray hooded pullover with “UCD” in blue letters. My husband looked at me and started laughing. When I asked him what was … Continue reading

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The Etymology of Baby Speech

I never knew how much I’d love my baby’s attempts at speech until I heard her little voice for the first time. Every time she honored me with a syllable, all I could do was try to salvage my melting … Continue reading

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The Rocket’s Red Glaring Mistake

Ugh. It’s a general rule of thumb that you shouldn’t take a tired baby anywhere to do anything. There’s a reason why our ‘nightlife’ consists of Netflix and Warcraft— not that there’s anything wrong with that, but we’re just usually … Continue reading

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