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I’ve noticed that the nicknames I give Jacob often find their way into other family members’ vocabulary. I don’t know why this happens, but it does. It’s a power I realize I need to use for good and not evil. The thing is, most of the nicknames I give the little man kind of […]
So we’ve been at this dairy-free, nut-free, wheat-free, egg-free thing for a couple of weeks now, and I’ve learned some lessons I’d like to share—in part, because they may help someone else, in part because I kind of think some of this is hilarious. First up: SunButter. What is SunButter, you ask? It’s fake peanut […]
It seems we’ve doubly failed in giving Jacob a nickname. For one thing, the boy is not what you’d call tiny. By his nine-month check up, he was just on the upper end of the mid-range height and weight percentiles, but before that he was almost off the charts. When John and I see […]