The Power of Positive Affirmations for Others

I heard the loveliest thing my daughter ever said to me to date. My world momentarily stopped as I tried to rewind what she said in my mind, my heart raced. She held my face, looked me in the eyes and said, “Mommy, you’re great, mom. You’re great.” It made me so happy and content, […]

The Doctor Is In: Not-A-Surprise-Booster-Shot

Last night, we informed our daughter that she will go in for a booster shot today. In the name of honesty and transparency, we always tell our daughter what to expect whenever possible. These are two of the most important values we wanted to teach her as early as now. Before leaving the house this […]

Do You TALK With Your Baby?

My daughter, almost 3 years old at the time of this writing, started to talk when she was about 16 months. Initially with words, after a few weeks with phrases and now complete sentences and sometimes paragraphs. A few weeks ago, I had a fortuitous conversation with another mother of an almost 3-year old toddler. […]