Monthly Archives: July 2017

Outdoor Challenge: July 8-14

Staturday, July 8 It was a short notice babysitting day, so instead of a big adventure, we played in their backyard. Wallace mostly climbed up the slide and played catch with me. Being able to catch a ball in his … Continue reading

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Beds

When we moved back to my dad’s, a little over two years ago, I got a new crib mattress for Wallace and put it in his awesome crib with the front off and a bed rail. I worked to transition … Continue reading

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Outdoor Challenge: July 1-7

Saturday, July 1 I had a babysitting shift, so Wallace played outside at their house for about an hour. Mostly in the wading pool but also playing with a ball and swinging. Sunday, July 2 After hours inside doing housework … Continue reading

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List Post

I have a lot going on and I know that if I don’t get it out and record it here then I will start balking at blogging at all. So here goes. After 93 1/2 years, 5 with dementia, and … Continue reading

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Cars and Carts

I am working on coming up with things for Wallace to do in the car and at stores (while I source books) that don’t include screens or begging me for snacks. I emailed with Screen Free Parenting and she suggested … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Series of Events

A few weeks ago, I received an email response to a nanny job I replied to two years ago. It would have been great except the job is in Chicago and I am not. I guess I had never changed … Continue reading

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