So, we reached a milestone yesterday, but I really think that I should put it in some perspective, give it some context. Frances has had many milestones to reach over the years. You wouldn’t know it unless you had been around us at the time, but there was a point at which we didn’t knowContinue reading “Milestones: the infancy through toddler years”
I’ve been composing and recomposing a draft letter to potential hairstylists in order to find one within reasonable driving distance who is able to work with Frances. We really need to have her hair cut: it’s so hard to take care of such long hair on someone with extreme tactile sensitivity. I don’t usually obsessContinue reading “Hair care issues”
Playing in the sprinkler without having to deal with the sensation of water splashing against her body.
The title probably should be Not Boating With Baby because she could not tolerate the life jacket, and she ended up staying ashore with her grandmother. 🙂
One thing I found unusual was that she did not want to be held by anyone (at times, even by me). She arched her back as if to get away, and immediately cried or shrieked until she was comfortable again. This continued throughout toddlerhood and the preschool days. At this point, she does notContinue reading “Early on”