Stories about Little L

By Jessica Rosenberg | My youngest child was born July 31, 2007. She might not be Harry Potter, but she's pretty magical nonetheless. These are some of my favorite stories from my blog.

From the Mouths of Babes: Articulation Lessons from a One-Year-Old - It's my life...

“Meeee na.” Little L said looking at me right in the eye.<br>“Meeeee nnnaaaaa.” She repeated when I didn’t say anything back.<br>“Mena? Meena? I don’t know …

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From the Mouths of Babes: Proclamations of Love - It's my life...

From the Mouths of Babes: Part owner in everything "I am asking you one last time. Please take your feet off the back of my seat." M's voice is on …

Health

From the mouths of babes: Bummer that's not the name we gave you - It's my life...

Of all the parenting decisions I have had to make over the last five years and a half, nothing has stressed me out more than choosing names for my …

Love

Baby behind bars... I mean mesh - It's my life...

My baby is mobile.<p>Did that strike fear into your heart? No? Then you must not know any pre-toddlers.<p>She’s been crawling for all of two weeks and …

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From the Mouths of Babes: The First Sentence - It's my life...

Little L loves to hug me and kiss me. Especially when I’m trying to change her. She stands on the changing table and wraps her tiny arms tight around …

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Little L Archives - Page 11 of 11 - It's my life...

Her wide open mouth moves nearer and nearer. She looks me in the eye as she approaches to see if I’m going to react and when I don’t she places her …

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A biter like her mother - It's my life...

Her wide open mouth moves nearer and nearer. She looks me in the eye as she approaches to see if I’m going to react and when I don’t she places her …

Babies

Who was that kid? And why don't I remember that time? - It's my life...

Not so little anymore On Thursday I took Little L for her 3 year check-up. This is the first of the "big girl" check-ups. The one without the baby …

Parenting

Wordless Wednesday - Shirley Temple Reincarnated - It's my life...

The only casualty was a box of whoopie pies Until recently I never put a child in a shopping cart without working straps. I was always anal about …

July 4th

First there was asthma, then there was more. - It's my life...

Until Little L started getting rashes.<p>The first time she broke out in little red dots all over her body I assumed that she was reacting to an …

Health

The sun's not the culprit, the sunscreen is. - It's my life...

On Tuesday when I blogged about Little L’s latest health drama I was at my wits end. I played it off all cool and collected, but inside I was …

Skin Care

Wordless Thursday - Bathtub for one - It's my life...

Wordless Wednesday – Preview of the teen yea... "Oh! My! Gawd! You did not! No WAY"**************Win a 16GB SanDisk MicroSD card here. Do you know …

Bathtubs

Wordless Wednesday - Preview of the teen years - It's my life...

Winding down and driving up Tomorrow, sometime after breakfast, I'm going to pack up our suitcase, load up the girls, and turn the Toyota Yaris that …

July 4th

First class ticket to the Terrible Twos - It's my life...

If I had been in any denial that in 30 days Little L will be 2, tonight blew away any lingering delusions.<p>First let me start by saying, TWO? She’s …

Parenting

Sleep glorious sleep - It's my life...

I know that one isn’t ever supposed to blog this stuff. It angers all the wrong powers that be. But really, what happened this weekend was so …

Babies

The lump on my baby's head - It's my life...

It’s OK now. She’s OK now. But for a moment this afternoon I wasn’t convinced that would be the case.<p>It started with a ton of crying. Not Little L’s …

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A birthday for a two-year-old - It's my life...

On Friday, despite my intense denial about the whole event, my sweet little baby, the one who just yesterday was the same size as her sister’s dolls, …

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There's more than one use for a belt darling - It's my life...

Some days Little L is a doll. A well behaved little doll who listens carefully and acts exactly the way we want her to act. The other 99% of the time …

Parenting

Winding down and driving up - It's my life...

Tomorrow, sometime after breakfast, I’m going to pack up our suitcase, load up the girls, and turn the Toyota Yaris that we rented back towards DC. …

HTC

The full sorbet experience - It's my life...

A few weeks back I posted a gushing review on The Lemonade Stand for Jolly Llama sorbets. The review had everything, info, opinions, stats… the …

Food

First braids - It's my life...

Little L’s hair is growing in slower than C’s did, but this weekend I was finally able to braid her hair for the first time.<p>Compared to C, Little L …

Hair

The wonderful terrible twos - It's my life...

When C was Little L’s age, 2 1/4, I was in the hospital having Little L. What followed was a long blurry year (heck, a long blurry 18 months), where …

Parenting

Wordless Wednesday - Butterfly Princess - It's my life...

Thanksgiving weekend in images Our drive to Tahoe took a record 3.5 hours during which the children slept blissfully. We had watched the weather …

Animation

Pumpkin Artiste - It's my life...

The full sorbet experience A few weeks back I posted a gushing review on The Lemonade Stand for Jolly Llama sorbets. The review had everything, info, …

Food

Sleep interrupted - It's my life...

It’s early, really early. The birds haven’t even started up their daily cacophony outside our window. I’m sleeping the really deep sleep of someone …

Babies

Hand Foot and Mouth Hell - It's my life...

I don’t want to whine. I know it could be way worse. Blah blah blah. But man does this Hand Foot and Mouth deal deserve some nasty strychnine laced …

Babies

Wordless Wednesday: The progression of a woeful tale - It's my life...

Goals, Charts, and Hopes When Little L was little she was adorable and cute and tough. There was one place the kid was ever happy. One. On me. When …

Entertainment

Wordless Wednesday: Self Encouragement - It's my life...

Weekly Winners – Bath time! Before the flu germs exploded all over our family, picking us off one by one, I managed to get some fun shots of the …

Travel

Leaving the stroller in the car - an unexpected milestone - It's my life...

“Oh, you don’t need <i>that</i>.”M said to our friends, gesturing to the stroller they had just pulled out of the trunk and were snapping open.They looked at …

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