Showing posts from February, 2009


As Megan becomes more and more mobile, Natalie has been feeling a bit like her "space" is being invaded. Since I am the oldest in my family, I recognize this feeling. I've been pondering the best way to deal with this. On one hand, I do not want to force her to share her things, but on the other hand she does need to learn to share. I guess I want it to be because she wants to, which is probably a lofty expectation. I just keep reminding her that she wants to play with Megan's toys, so she has to let Megan share her toys too. She is catching on. The other day she went to Megan's toy basket and said, "I am going to share Megan's toys now!" Hopefully they are close enough in age that this will not always be an issue. I can't blame her, though, for not wanting the baby to chew and drool on her precious items. Anyways, I have been dealing Natalie's natural selfish nature a lot lately. "No Megan, that's mine!" or "No Megan, do


I have these up on facebook but for the two or three people who do not have facebook, here they are. Yes, there are a LOT of pictures. Don't feel bad if you do not want to look at all of them, but grandparents or great grandparents might.