Balance Bikes

I’m not exactly sure what route is the best way to go for teaching kids how to ride a bike.  P is on a trike right now. She likes it but the pedaling is a little frustrating for her.  Then one day we’re in a store and P gets on a balance bike.  She started … Continue reading Balance Bikes

No Kidding.

The days with the P are enchanting and unbelievable with the things she says and does.  They can also be brutally frustrating but I’d say we’re in 70-30 brilliant to frustrating.  Her choice of clothes and accessories as you can see are hysterical. These glasses were all her.  I had nothing to do with the … Continue reading No Kidding.

Dinaaah Time!

Smiling Planet  finally came out with bowls!  I’ve been waiting for this for a while.  I love this company.  All their products are BPA, phthalate, toxic ink free yet dishwasher safe.  I love their aesthetic design and their industrial design.  The plates have rims so P can catch that kernel of corn on her spoon easily. … Continue reading Dinaaah Time!


The weather is getting hotter and I’m cleaning out P’s closet.  The packing away of sizes 18-24mos makes me sad.  I love how fast she’s growing but this little P in the picture above is gone.  Her essence remains but that little hand is now bigger. The picture was taken on P’s first birthday.  It brings … Continue reading Reflecting


We’ve entered the “Why Phase”!  P is asking why to many things I say.  She genuinely seems to want to know.  The questions stop when I give her an answer that makes sense to her.  So, the more detailed the answer the sooner the questioning stops.  For example:Me: You need to eat your chickenP: Why?Me: … Continue reading Why?