Topic: toddler

You Can’t Be Smug About Your Super Healthy Kid If You Never Leave The House

You Can't Be Smug About Your Super Healthy Kid If You Never Leave The House

We’ve all heard of this magical, fabled creature before…the kid who never gets sick (said in a whisper). Just to let the cat out of the bag, my first son with the literal opposite of this kid. My first son was Sickly McSick Magee and still kind of is to this day. He’s getting better as his immune system grows stronger, but he still has allergies and pretty severe eczema. Whoopee. More »

If Your Kid Is Big For His Age, You Probably Spend A Lot Of Time Explaining It To Other Parents

If Your Kid Is Big For His Age, You Probably Spend A Lot Of Time Explaining It To Other Parents

My son is three years old and over three-and-a-half feet tall. That may be hard to picture – let me just say he’s tall for his age. He looks like a five-year-old and is often treated like one. The way I respond to those who think he is older is making me realize how much I care about other parent’s perceptions of the level of development of my child – which is admittedly weird. More »