Author Archives: Poette

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Growing, Growing, and Growing Some More…

The other day, someone asked me how old Yasmine was. When I responded with, “Almost 16 months,” the woman was very confused. Then she said, “I forget mothers use months to age their babies.” I can relate; I’ve been confused

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Growing, Growing, and Growing Some More…

The other day, someone asked me how old Yasmine was. When I responded with, “Almost 16 months,” the woman was very confused. Then she said, “I forget mothers use months to age their babies.” I can relate; I’ve been confused

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Childcare, Part 1

(I should have published this post a month ago – when I wrote it. For this reason, I have dated it for the day I actually wrote it. I have since left the job I was at, when I wrote

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Childcare, Part 1

(I should have published this post a month ago – when I wrote it. For this reason, I have dated it for the day I actually wrote it. I have since left the job I was at, when I wrote

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Learning New Tricks!

There’s so much that you learn as a kid. I was cutting out a chart at work, when I suddenly had a moment of trying to remember who taught me how to use a scissor correctly. When was it? It

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Learning New Tricks!

There’s so much that you learn as a kid. I was cutting out a chart at work, when I suddenly had a moment of trying to remember who taught me how to use a scissor correctly. When was it? It

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Mama Grows

(I wrote this post in January, on the eve of my first day at work, but I procrastinated on posting until now) 35. I turned 35, this month. I mean… I remember when MY mom was 35.  I REMEMBER. Whereas,

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Mama Grows

(I wrote this post in January, on the eve of my first day at work, but I procrastinated on posting until now) 35. I turned 35, this month. I mean… I remember when MY mom was 35.  I REMEMBER. Whereas,

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Giving Thanks!

(Yaz at 12 month Pediatrician’s appointment) November seemed to fly right by. I think this month will forever, in my mind, be associated with November 2011, when we were waiting for our little pie to arrive. She was due on

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Giving Thanks!

(Yaz at 12 month Pediatrician’s appointment) November seemed to fly right by. I think this month will forever, in my mind, be associated with November 2011, when we were waiting for our little pie to arrive. She was due on

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Changes

It’s no excuse… I should be writing more regularly. And actually, I HAVE written. A draft. And now it seems silly to post it because Yaz has already grown out of that phase – but maybe I will post it,

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Changes

It’s no excuse… I should be writing more regularly. And actually, I HAVE written. A draft. And now it seems silly to post it because Yaz has already grown out of that phase – but maybe I will post it,

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‘Cause You’re Amazing….

Everyday, I watch my daughter smile, play by herself, learn something new, let out an excited squeal when she hears Chris walk in through the door… I see her figure out how to play with the B. Toys Zany Zoo

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‘Cause You’re Amazing….

Everyday, I watch my daughter smile, play by herself, learn something new, let out an excited squeal when she hears Chris walk in through the door… I see her figure out how to play with the B. Toys Zany Zoo