Category Archives: Liam

On Laziness

This morning, Liam was playing on his Kindle (as usual) while I was sitting at the table. Or at least I thought he was until he started asking me to get his Kindle for him. I walked over to see … Continue reading

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Another parenting win

Yes, Liam is paying Pac-man on his Kindle. Next up: some Missile Command.

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Liam, the Iguana

This is a video of Liam “reading” his favorite book. There’s no reading involved here, of course. He’s MEMORIZED the entire book. This is a book about Iguana. Iguana wants to be like everyone else (despite her lovely green color … Continue reading

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Letting babies decide the best way to eat

We’ve been working on solid foods with Nathan and he’s been taking to it much better than Liam ever did. (In some ways, he’s well beyond his older brother on that front.) Tonight I decided to let him finish off … Continue reading

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Liam the Cookie Monster

On Christmas Eve, we were at the Fox family Christmas party and, as it usual, there wasn’t a lot of food there that Liam would consider eating. In fact, the only thing we knew he’d eat was chocolate chip cookies. … Continue reading

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Liam the Prankster

Liam decided to play a prank on me tonight.┬áHe was eating (or, more accurately, not eating) dinner and kept asking to get down. Since he hadn’t eaten anything of measure, I kept telling him no and that he needed to … Continue reading

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Hitting the Newborn Jackpot

To say that our first newborn experience was stressful would be a bit of an understatement. As much as we love our little Martian, he was a handful as an infant. He wouldn’t breastfeed, he was constantly puking up what … Continue reading

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I love it when a plan comes together

For a long time now, I’ve wondered why God sent Liam to me. Not in a “why me?”, feeling-sorry-for-myself kind of way, but I wonder constantly what makes me uniquely qualified to be Liam’s mother because I believe the children … Continue reading

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Finding Space for our Dogs

Ever since we had Liam, we’ve had a vexing problem on our hands: our dogs. As soon as he came around, our ability to pay attention to them dropped pretty significantly. A new baby is a lot of work, especially … Continue reading

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We're used to this kind of ridiculous

For lunch, I was chomping down a few clementine oranges (arguably one of the best things about winter) and Liam was watching me very intently. Since he was cool with drinking a bunch of my orange juice at breakfast less … Continue reading

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