Posts tagged "toddler"

Childhood Tooth Decay

Cousins smiling together
My Previous Blog > “Back to the Shedd” Today my friend Sarah St. John, who I’ve known since high school, is giving us the facts about kids’ teeth. Not only is she the mother of three beautiful children – Elijah 14, Joseph 11, and Norah 7 – but she’s also an expert in dental hygiene.... Read more »

Day Care dilemma

I should have pulled the plug sooner. Like when Amelia was switched from one classroom to another on her first day at day care without anyone notifying me. Or when her new teacher was constantly absent or late and Amelia would end up in some other classroom. Or when I went to pick her up... Read more »

Family withdrawal

This was the scene two mornings in a row. Look at my niece's face. I think she was at her limit by then. Amelia and her Titi Lili, on the other hand, couldn't get enough.
It’s been a dream come true to have my brother Mario, sister in law Lili and niece Mariana in town for Thanksgiving. Amelia sees them often on Skype from Puerto Rico but her face lit up when she saw them in person inside her Chicago home. I think it’s going to be a nightmare for... Read more »

3 Year Old Check Up

Am I the only one who feels like she’s going to a final exam when she takes her toddler to the yearly check up with the pediatrician? He doesn’t make me feel like I’m being tested. (I wish I could say that about the rest of his staff. To find out more click Just tell me... Read more »