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Six Milestones That Will Never Make Your Brag Book

The day you welcome your new baby into the world is a miraculous day you never want to forget. And once you bring your precious bundle of joy home, you will inevitably start to take a million pictures to document every accomplishment small and large – of theirs and yours.  But as joyful as those moments like baby’s first steps or first day of Kindergarten there are plenty in between that you may just as soon want to let go by without a whole lot of pomp and circumstance. Let me point a few out. Be sure to leave me some ideas of your own. Maybe we should put them into their own “special” book.


  • It’s How I Roll 1 of 8
    It's How I Roll
    The first time baby rolls over…and straight off the bed —the platform bed-and right onto the hardwood floor. Get a picture!
  • Sleepytime 2 of 8
    Sleepytime
    The first time you give your toddler Benedryl "just cuz."
  • Fighting Words 3 of 8
    Fighting Words
    The first time you scream at your spouse, "THIS IS NOT WHAT I SIGNED UP FOR!"
  • Scrubbing 4 of 8
    Scrubbing
    The day you make the happy discovery that Mr. Magic Eraser can get a poop stain off of the wall. And then are forced to reevaluate a life where there is poop on a WALL.
  • Busted 5 of 8
    Busted
    The first time you get spoken to by your child's preschool teacher because they said a bad word (that they either got from you or the Tupac CD you've been playing in the car).
  • Junior Picasso? 6 of 8
    Junior Picasso?
    The first time you get caught throwing away your kids' "art" and are forced to act like it was all a horrible mistake. "WHAT? How in the world did that get mixed in with the old bills?"
  • Good Aim! 7 of 8
    Good Aim!
    First time you feel the sting of a wayward stream of baby pee that hits you in the eye.
  • How About Lunch? 8 of 8
    How About Lunch?
    When you suddenly realize you forgot to pack your preschooler her lunch way after lunch time.

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