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Everything changes. I'm never an expert.

by Wench on September 13, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Today, we took the side off the crib and put up the safety rail. It's an inevitability we'd rather tackle now than when there's two of them in the room together. Then again, I may be tempted to put that side back up. Guess who doesn't want to nap today. He is good with bouncing, playing with toys, climbing up and down, but not sleeping. Nope.

At every moment of confidence, a new transition appears. I am learning this all as I go. A stack of books, the internet and every well-meaning friend in the world can never really prepare you for the lessons. They always teach themselves. I'm just glad to be a quick study.


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