Posts Tagged ‘ innocence ’

Gift for your baby girl: a breastfeeding doll

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Yesterday, a friend forwarded a Huffington Post slideshow of the seven most inappropriate toys for children. I was appalled, needless to say, but one that had me going “No way!” at the top of my lungs was this particular product: The Bebé Glotón breastfeeding doll. Who in their right minds would buy a four-year-old...
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I see wonderful things

Macaws

With a kid’s eyes — colorful, happy, simple, fast. With wonderment and innocence. With awe and surprise. My eyes glistening, my mouth wide open, my breath short. With a zeal to enjoy the moment. Live in it. And then move on to the next. With equal excitement. I saw wonderful things this past weekend...
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Return to the age of innocence

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I have been spending a lot of time with toddlers recently. Almost 95 percent of our Indian friend circle in the Bay Area have kids in the age range of 0-24 months and I, inadvertently, end up being the “entertainer” for their little ones. I choose that role because it allows me to experience...
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Connected for life

Us

As I was reading The Way We Live Now - The Overextended Family, my thoughts kept wandering back to 2001. The year when my husband and I “met.” What started as a random e-mail conversation connecting us through the intertubes halfway across the world, turned into a “virtual” courtship that resulted in an online...
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