The Blue Necklace

Today I am wearing one of my favorite pieces of jewelry–a long, turquoise blue beaded/pearl-looking necklace from Stella and Dot.

Maya thinks it is hers because once, a couple weeks ago, I let her wear it around the house. But it’s mine, it was not cheap and, in retrospect, I never should have let her try it on because we are at the fun stage where she wants to do everything Mommy does. Some of it is adorable and harmless: Continue reading “The Blue Necklace”

You can’t always get what you want …

For a while now, Maya has been saying “Mine!” — usually after Rocco has stolen her blanket/toy/cup/cheese stick/dinner …

But at school and during play dates, she’s been relatively even-tempered; letting her friends take her toys and just moving on to something else without an issue. This made me happy because it meant she wasn’t being aggressive or pitching fits.

Well, apparently things are changing in Toddlerville. Continue reading “You can’t always get what you want …”