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 …

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

From the mouths of babes: Bummer that’s not ... Of all the parenting decisions I have had to make over the last five years and a half, nothing has …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

I snapped this picture a couple of days ago. The girls were playing with the Graco SweetPeace that we’d brought out for Baby M.J. so she’d have a …

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

Sleep interrupted It's early, really early. The birds haven't even started up their daily cacophony outside our window. I'm sleeping the really deep …

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 …

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 …

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

Wordless Wednesday: A family pizza It's pizza night! Roll up your sleeves.Let's chop some chicken.Quality control. Yum.Let's be extra careful where …

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

From childhood labels to grown-up characteristics "That one, she's easy, the little one is more challenging."How often have I heard myself say that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Wordless Wednesday – The Woman Behind the Ca... (Mom on the Run wrote a great post on getting people to subscribe to your blog. She said we should …

Pumpkin Artiste - It's my life...

On the fringe, even in the middle I watched her hovering near the back door. Snowballs were flying fast and furious and she was clearly torn between …

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 …

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 …

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

From the Mouths of Babes: A little thankfulness On the way up to Tahoe to celebrate Thanksgiving I pondered how I could start getting the girls to …

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

Getting out from behind the camera. Literally. In some 20 days or so I will be boarding a plane and heading east for the only conference I'm …

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 …