Category Archives: Child Vision

Toy Story

One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination. – Sam Levenson After dinner, Little Libra decided that it would be cool to hang out by the … Continue reading

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Future Chef

I see: measuring cups, a spatula and her snack container She sees: cooking equipment But it was all my mistake. She wasn’t cooking. She was baking.

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Toddler Time

Continuing the series on child x-ray vision and getting to know your toddler from the inside. As adults, we think of time in terms of numbers-1 o’clock, 2 o’clock etc. Well, toddlers operate on NOW o’clock,  things that they are … Continue reading

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Thunder

There’s something dramatic about seeing a city covered in fog and sheets of rain. We get to watch the passing storms – at least three in a day– from our condo like a live movie. We take in the greying … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification & the Toddler Scream

Continuing the series on child x-ray vision and getting to know your toddler from the inside. Top 10 situations where I deal with delayed gratification: Ordering my favorite dish only to find out it’s no longer available. Finding the perfect … Continue reading

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Boat ala Crib

This was definitely one of the more memorable storage days I’ve had. Every 6 months or so we have to place my daughter’s outgrown clothes into storage. It has become more challenging since she has some sentimental favorites– graphic towels … Continue reading

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The World as She Knows It

Continuing the series on child x-ray vision and getting to know your toddler from the inside. When your toddler seems to be breaking things left and right remember this: Toddlers are rookies in life. They don’t know any better. Do … Continue reading

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Child X-Ray Vision

She sees: Art on canvass I see: Grafitti on our bedroom wall! What was she thinking when she got that marker and scribbled on the wall? (On a side note, thank goodness she hit another wall or she’d strike through … Continue reading

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Down to some REAL business

…More tricks for those tired days! What do you do with business cards that have nothing to do with your job?  I’m talking about the cards for restaurants, galleries, exhibits, and stores. Why do you pick one up and where … Continue reading

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Point of view

I almost always have to initiate an activity but she’s becoming a little initiator. She pulled out these pieces from her bureau: She was so excited  I finally took a good look at them– not just the usual functional — … Continue reading

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