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For the Love of Coffee

Well folks, it's been a year. My son is turning one tomorrow and I am getting nostalgic. Many things have helped me survive throughout this year; my boyfriend, my incredibly supportive friends and family, even my cats and one more crucial thing...coffee. Coffee, I love you very much. You got me through a very hard [...]

By | 2014-04-06T15:54:03+00:00 May 5th, 2009|Coffee|Comments Off on For the Love of Coffee

My First Substitute Teaching Experience

Today I substitute taught at my old elementary school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. I got up early, got ready, dropped my son off with my parents so that they could babysit, and took the subway uptown. I got off the train and started walking uptown towards my old school. Who did I [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:12:43+00:00 May 4th, 2009|subbing|Comments Off on My First Substitute Teaching Experience

The Developmental Milestone War

"Aww! Your son is so cute! How old is he?""A year.""Really? He's big for a year. Is he walking?""No, no he's not walking yet." "Oh, well my daughter was walking at 9 months. Just give him time he'll do it. Is he talking yet?""Yeah, he says 'mama' and 'dada' but he doesn't really know what [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:12:45+00:00 May 2nd, 2009|Child Development|Comments Off on The Developmental Milestone War

Brooklyn Botanic Garden – How I Love The

Every time I visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) with my son, I fall in love a little more. I love how calm the Garden is. I love how it makes me feel like I am in another world. I love how my son reacts to the trees and flowers; how he instantly calms down [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:12:50+00:00 April 29th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brooklyn Botanic Garden – How I Love The

When to Take Your Child to the E.R.

My good friend and fellow mother, Gry, forwarded me this insightful article from CNN.com about when it is appropriate to take your child to the emergency room.The article lists key symptoms that warrant medical attention. I encourage you all to take a look at it hereThe article also encourages parents to trust their instincts. If [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:12:50+00:00 April 29th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When to Take Your Child to the E.R.

Hitting a Frustration Threshold

I have always been an impatient person. I hate waiting in lines, being on hold on the phone, waiting for someone to call me back or answer my text or email. I have an extremely low frustration tolerance. This low frustration tolerance does not come in handy when having a child.Today, my son was having [...]

By | 2014-04-06T15:56:49+00:00 April 28th, 2009|Deep Thoughts, Rants|Comments Off on Hitting a Frustration Threshold