Scientific Study…

From the time Little L was 3 months we’ve taken her to USCD for infant cogantive development studies.   I’ve always felt that as long as little L enjoyed them, why not help these students learn more about the infant brain. Yesterday for the first time, I participated along side little L.  Oh Boy! Brainwave…

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Thank You Paul Mitchell

 Baby Shampoo isn’t a product that I ever really thought that much about.  I figured any of the baby shampoos that they sell in the supermarkets would be  fine.  They cleaned her hair and did sting her eyes.  Perfect.    About 9 months ago when Ellie’s hair started to get longer is when our battle with the brush…

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Today I scored an F in being a Mommy

Today was by far Ellie’s worst day yet.  She behaved awfully all day! She dumped our a brand new bottle of Mr. Bubble into a clean bath tub after I told her STOP.  I just couldn’t to to her quick enough.  She poured a bottle of Johnson & Johnson baby lotion all over the bathroom.  The…

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Play-Doh, Uh Oh's, and Mommy guilt

As a child I remember loving Play-Doh, but my mom rarely let us play with it because of the mess. I say Boo to that! Lets make a mess.  🙂 I’d like to say I let Ellie play with it everyday, but it is kinda mess you know.  🙂 So this morning I decided to throw caution…

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Day 11

My Husband is out of town so I’ve running around after Ellie on my own.  All this is doing is adding to my lack of motivation.  Today I strapped on my ankle weights and did 10 minutes of rhythmic boxing on Wii Fit and then spent the rest of the hour boxing, playing tennis and…

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Who Ha, Kitty, Private Part, Pee Pee, Yaw, Va-Jay-Jay…

No says our Pediatrician, it is a Vagina. At our daughters 2 year appointment our Pediatrician (who is the most amazing pediatrician) gave us a print out about not giving toddlers   “made up” names for their body parts.  Girls have a vagina and boys have a penis. There were many reasons for this. 1. They’ll be more comfortable…

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Pooptastrophe or Pooplamity

So my very darling 2 year old is in the midst of being potty trained.    She’s doing a great job.  We wear big girl panties or dresses at home.  When we leave the house we’ll put on a diaper, but it normally remains dry and she’ll tell me if she has to go potty while…

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Generation Diva?

Is it really possible that we’re turning our little girls into Divas?  With the economy in the pot, are people really treating their kids to facials and massages?Newsweek says they are… http://www.newsweek.com/id/191247   Reading the article I had mixed feelings.  On the one hand, I’m completely in shock that a parent would let they’re 5 year old get a spray tan,…

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