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Sabrina Lloyd

Attached

When my hubby extended himself by spending some time on Amazon.com and ordering us a book on attachment parenting, far into our pregnancy, I reacted as any swollen, hormonal, hemorrhoid toting, carpel tunnel syndromed, sleep deprived, way-too-old-to- be-pregnant wife would: Read More

Infant/Toddlers

Girl goes on exchange to a strange country, where she knows absolutely no one. She is excited, thrilled, and a little nervous about what she’ll encounter there. Girl sees boy on her very first day at university. Girl sits next to boy and introduces herself. Read More

Infant/Toddlers
Sabrina Lloyd

La Dolce Vita

Italians love their sweets. For breakfast it’s always, always dolce. You cannot find a plain croissant in Rome. Most are stuffed with jam or custard, and if you ask for a plain one it’s been glazed with sugar—because why would you eat it otherwise? And for treats throughout the day? Well, of course, more dolce. Read More

Infant/Toddlers

Whenever I try to do anything, I can always trust that my 4-year-old daughter will be there to ask tons of questions. Most of the questions seem unrelated to me, but I’m sure in her mind it all makes sense.

Her: Mommy? MOMMY??

Me: In here! Read More

EducationInfant/Toddlers

The Preschool Puzzle

I’ve been going back and forth in my head about whether or not to send our two-year-old daughter, Cali, to preschool.

I’m not yet convinced it’s the right step for her at this point in time. As a trained teacher, I know that socialization is a key developmental stage for toddlers, but as a parent, I see my child on a daily basis and wonder if she’s ready for this big change. Read More

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Infant/ToddlersLessons

First, let me say that I am always one to do something because my feelings compel me to, not because I am an expert or that my opinion is so important, and writing this article is no different. So bear with me, and know that I understand that this is only my perspective and that I’m aware of the Read More