Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Yin to My Yang

Despite the fact that I am an attorney, I am about as non-confrontational as a person can possibly get (which is probably why I am a tax lawyer as opposed to a real lawyer — you know, the kind who … Continue reading

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And That’s Why We Don’t Allow Cantaloupe in Our Home

Vik knows how much I hate to waste money, so I guess he decided that he would put the $85 we spent on Infant/Child First Aid and CPR to good use by first feeding Oliver a piece of cantaloupe,* and … Continue reading

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Communication 101

The other day, I wanted to blow raspberries on Oliver’s belly. He was less than enthused. Seeing that Mommy clearly cannot take a hint, Oliver resorted to a less subtle means of communication. Lesson learned.

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Pain in the …

… feet. Since having Oliver, I wake up each morning with swollen feet that H-U-R-T to walk on. The pain goes (mostly) away after a few steps, but I swear I look like an ancient hobbling my way to the … Continue reading

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Baby’s Best Friend

Vik and I are total cat people, owning (or, rather, being owned by) two affectionate (and spoiled) kitties ourselves. ¬†Judging from this video, which captured Oliver’s reaction when he spotted Zak sitting on top of his tree, Oliver definitely inherited … Continue reading

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My Mini Mad Scientist

Like all moms, I spend a fair amount of time wondering what Oliver will be when he grows up. With the geek genes from his Dad and hair like this, I am thinking that perhaps mad scientist is a viable … Continue reading

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Ready or Not . . .

Spending time with other babies has made me realize that Oliver is an unusually active and energetic baby. If he is awake, he is moving. If Oliver is laying on the floor, then he is a blur of kicking legs … Continue reading

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