Category: J and E

The Little Big Boy Who Could…and Did

I have been away for so long now that I feel guilty I have missed noting and archiving important milestones in my kids’ lives. Regular readers of this blog know that my priorities shifted considerably […]

Mother-Son Movie Night

It hit me like a brainwave – Why not do a movie night with my little guy? It is a Friday night, after all. Of course, as all parents of toddlers know, it really does […]

No More Milestones

There was a time, not very long ago, when everyday was full of new excitement and anticipation over what new thing my little girl would accomplish that day or even that week or month. Now, […]

Summer School Begins and Other Things

In 2015, June was the month in which Baby J experienced his first big fever. He was 14 months young. In 2016, June was the month I was still very much in the throes of […]

The Adventures of a Curly-Haired Girl Wonder

This is my 200th post! In an interesting twist of system errors and a need to engage a backup restore, I lost the original post I had written and had to rewrite the second half all over again. I am not complaining. I love the fact that this post is my 200th!

The lesson my toddler taught me

I tiptoed down the stairs. Literally. Teju is asleep in her room and I just kissed TJ a Good Nap quietly closing his door behind me. Yet, I fear the slightest sound might wake one […]

Toddlerhood to Boyhood…The Inevitable Transition

Am I ready for my child’s transition into boyhood when he was just a little toddler not that long ago?

A Baby’s First Year Journey in Memories, Visits, and Pictures

My little girl celebrated her first birthday recently. Written at different times of the year, I present below some examples of her busy PRE-one-year-old life. Month 1 (March – April) Two days after E was born, […]

My Favorite Moments of 2016

People love to reflect on the events of the year around this time. Somehow, being a little introspective while trying to connect the dots of how things worked out or didn’t, in the otherwise mundane living […]

Baby Milestone: Sleeping Through the Night. Not Yet.

1:17 a.m. I open my eyes and turn around to check the time. Silence. The house is quiet and dark. I especially try to listen to any kind of sound coming from my daughter’s room […]

Just Me and My Son – Part 1

My headline reads like the title of a Little Critter book, doesn’t it? On Monday last week, TJ and I got to spend some time together. Just us. Mother and son. Like we used to […]

What Worried Me/ Worries Me About Raising a Daughter

I wished my daughter into being. I know this. I wanted a girl really, really badly to make my family complete. Not that having another boy would have made my family any less complete, but […]

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