Good news! My mama instincts are fully functional.
They’re in excellent condition.
They’re operating exactly right.
Also under the subject line of “Good News:”
- Meeting our annual medical deductible WAY too early in the year — even though we had no idea how to pay it at the time — means that current and future injuries, illnesses and accidents are covered.
- Cael thoroughly enjoyed his leg x-ray today, and he rocked the “still as a statue” instructions, earning staff kudos and two sparkly star stickers. He really, really likes sparkly star stickers.
There are some tricks to this whole parenting gig, and I’m still smack dab in the middle of figuring out the puzzles. Among them? What to do with a kiddo who can walk, run, jump, and climb… who can play in the sand box, falls asleep easily at night, has no fever or atypical fussiness… but who every once in a while limps. Who occasionally cries out in pain. And who sometimes favors his right leg. ...