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Freaky: It’s Friday the 13th

Freaky: It’s Friday the 13th

Some people think Friday the 13th is an ominous day. 2012 has three of these bad boys. I’m not sure whether I believe it or not, but I’m also not one to tempt the fates. It is due to superstition that I always have red […]

Teething

Teething

Poor Anya. The little 7 month old got her first tooth on Thursday. It snuck into her mouth. She didn’t make a peep. Didn’t fuss. Didn’t muss. Didn’t cuss. Thank goodness Zack does a daily tooth check on the kid, or else I totally would […]

Time Flies – Baby Piercing

Time Flies – Baby Piercing

On Tuesday, Anya turned 6 months old. When in the world did the time go? I mean, we are just flying through milestones. It’s crazy how much faster time goes when you have two kids! I remember how nice and leisurely the pace was with […]

TGIM – Thank Goodness It’s Monday

TGIM – Thank Goodness It’s Monday

This weekend was a bit of a doozy. Bella woke up with a slight fever on Saturday morning, and it only got worse from there. Luckily, Zack caught the fever just as it started and we had Bella rest at home all day. That night […]

Why, Daylight Savings, Why?

Why, Daylight Savings, Why?

Who is the non-parent who came up with the concept? And, please, somebody tell me why we need Daylight Savings these days. No one is saving any money by having the clocks turned back an hour. Guess who is having a not fun time adjusting […]

First Trip to the Dentist

First Trip to the Dentist

Thursday was a busy day for the Levison girls. Morning at the doctor for Anya and afternoon at the dentist for Bella. So much excitement. In the morning I told Bella that we’d be going to the dentist. We practiced saying, “Ahhh” and showing our […]

Prickly Heat Rash

Prickly Heat Rash

Yesterday morning, Anya woke up looking like she had contracted leprosy or some other skin eating disease. I mean, look: At first I thought it was a heat rash, but it was all over her face, throat, neck and chest. I’m not an alarmist, but […]