Category Archives: Child Development

The Best Unsolicited Input? No Input.

This weekend was a Momster weekend. SuperDad was racing his bike on Saturday so I spent the day with my two favorite dudes. We had swim class, ran some errands, ate some lunch, played outside … you know, the usual. … Continue reading

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How much sugar is too much sugar?

A coworker of mine mentioned that he’d read somewhere that sugar is actually toxic to the body. We were discussing this while contemplating the mystery of another coworker’s son who seems to throw up an awful lot.  That same boy … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Pair of Butt Pants?

Well, do you? My guess is yes … if I’ve correctly identified what exactly Butt Pants are. My 4-year old likes to inform me that I’m wearing Butt Pants every so often. I’ve made sure to tell him that, technically, … Continue reading

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The Party That is Potty Training

Potty training always seemed like a mystery … how is it that we all manage to go to the bathroom without accidents?  It seems like an impossible task when you’re training your little one.  And the idea that they’ll some … Continue reading

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Danger, Helicopter Landing Area

I come from a background that has skewed my perspective of success in sports.  I raced my bike competitively for nearly 15 years.  I spent weeks upon weeks of nearly every summer at cycling camps and travelling the country to race.  … Continue reading

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Who Says Babies Can’t Understand?

Ever notice that the moment you talk about something not/never happening, it starts? You see something cool in a magazine, maybe you buy it when nobody else has it, and then all of a sudden it’s EVERYWHERE?It seems like every time we … Continue reading

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