Tag Archives: toddlers

Timing is everything

Dear Peanut, It was one of those rare times we actually made it to church a little early. Munchkin led us all the way up to the front row, in the direct line of sight of our senior pastor. He’s … Continue reading

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For the record

Dear Peanut, Last night, as soon as we finished dinner, you excitedly asked Daddy, “can we do the dishes?” It’s likely there will come a time when you grumble and try to get out of this particular chore, but it’s … Continue reading

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Protected: Peanut’s Penis Song

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Blink of an Eye

Dear Peanut, A couple weeks ago, I went on a business trip. I was gone less than 48 hours, but I was shocked by how much you changed. Before I left, you’d been speaking in short phrases, and it took … Continue reading

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The Terrible Twos

“The worst thing about turning two is that THEY TURN TWO.” –Daddy Dear Peanut, You’ve been having one meltdown after another this week. Three nights in a row now, it’s felt like one long tantrum from dinner time through bed … Continue reading

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DONE with Diapers!

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, We took off Peanut’s last diaper the morning of July 4th: Independence Day. How delightfully apropos. Daddy and I had been changing diapers for 3 years, 11 months and 5 days. Not as long as some … Continue reading

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Outsmarted

Dear Peanut, At the tender age of 22.5 months, you have now defeated almost every childproofing measure Daddy and I put in place. The first to go were the outlet plugs. We got them as soon as Munchkin was mobile, … Continue reading

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