Category Archives: crawling

Zen and the art of Notre Dame football

(Not all of us appreciate winter fashions) Monday night. That is when the University of Notre Dame will play the University of Alabama for the national championship of college football. Timothy has changed the way that I watch Notre Dame football … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Waffles

Timothy is 16 months old today, and we celebrated by taking him for a mall walk.  He slept through it. Timothy has a habit of crawling into the kitchen and pulling cookbooks down from a low shelf.  It gets a … Continue reading

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Ho ho ho

Proving that Santa’s not the only one bearing gifts today, Timothy started off Christmas Eve by peeing on me while I was changing his diaper. Ho ho ho. Our pediatrician cautioned us that every year she gets kids coming in … Continue reading

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Aller – Retour

Timothy really enjoys playing ‘ball’.  He shows his excitement by squealing, opening his mouth and eyes big and by moving his outstretched arms up and down really fast (which is funny, since I react the exact same way when I’m … Continue reading

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Whoville

Written Oct 3, 2012 Jan and Joan (from the school district) have encouraged us to get Timothy to climb over things in order to get used to pulling himself up.  The easiest obstacles are ourselves, and so one of us … Continue reading

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Columbus explores the New World

Written Sep 10, 2012 1:21am Laura and I thought back to a year ago, during Timothy’s opening week, which ended with his successful surgery.  He received outstanding medical care at Abbott and then at Children’s Hospital, and his situation was … Continue reading

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Chocolate and peanut butter

Written Jul 22, 2012 For the past month, Timothy has enjoyed playing the ‘stand up’ game.   It works like this — T is sitting on your lap facing you and holding your hands and you say ‘Timothy, can you stand … Continue reading

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