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Entries from September 2003

Baby Elisabeth & Lady Macbeth

September 27th, 2003 · Comments Off

Raspberries fresh from the garden are a wonderful treat to eat for dessert. Unless you are Baby Elisabeth. Instead of eating her food, sometimes she likes to explore it’s texture and touch. Last night I watched her smash the ripe berries in her hand. She watched herself too, looking at her fingers becoming stained with [...]

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Feeding Baby flame retardants?

September 26th, 2003 · 1 Comment

Erika, a friend of Ted’s from college, sent us this link to a recent TV story describing her participation in a breastmilk study. All 20 of the mothers in the study were found to have traces of toxic flame retardants in their milk. These chemicals are known to be harmful to rodents, but it is [...]

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Someone else likes Rhode Island too!

September 26th, 2003 · Comments Off

I don’t usually go shopping multiple times a week, but this week I was a bit unorganized. On Wednesday, I ended up walking past the Hallmark store, while trying to hunt down a good toothbrush for Michaela. Sitting outside the store, in a discount bin, I spied a few different commemorative quarter bears. The bears [...]

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Wednesday senses

September 24th, 2003 · Comments Off

Sight of the day: Abigail looking at the world through her new lavender-colored goggles…and better yet her happy grin from the pool as she splashed about with her protective eyewear. Smell of the day: A big thank you to whichever neighbor ordered a big pile of compost! Or maybe it is horse manure. Yummy breeze [...]

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Super hero sisters

September 23rd, 2003 · Comments Off

Today, at the brunch at our neighbor’s home, Michaela fell off the deck. The deck is at least 2 to 3 feet off the ground. I think she didn’t see that the folding chair was right on the edge, so when she leaned on it, she flipped and fell to the ground, landing in a [...]

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