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Sunday
Sep042011

"I'm Walking Here!:" When Toddler's Take Over

From the moment I found myself knee deep in diaper changes, midnight feedings, and spit-up I've dreamed of a day where my daughter would walk. For some reason, in my mind anyway, this, for me, was Independence Day. No more having to get up off the couch to walk across the room to turn her over so she wasn't face down in her own puke (until she's a teenager). No more carrying her from crib to couch to change table to kitchen table to service all of her needs. No more rolling her back over on to her back to sleep, or on to her front to learn how to crawl, or on to the carpet so she gets better traction. No more being at her beckon call. As if...

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