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Little Girl was up every few hours on Wednesday night. We thought it was because we took blanka away, but it turns out she was developing a fever. I figured it out after she woke up sobbing at 9:45 a.m. Gathering her into my arms, I realized instantly that she was putting off as much […]

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Big Girl is sick. Yesterday she had a swim lesson, and did amazingly well. (So did Little Girl.) It was a tiring 30 minutes for everyone involved, though — including the mommy who had to shower them both at the swim school — so when we got home, Little Girl went down for a nap […]

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Do you know why sick people get fevers? Basically, a fever is our body’s way of making itself less hospitable to viruses and bacteria. The warmer it gets in there, the harder it is for those bugs to stick around. This is why my pediatrician has always told me not to give fever reducers unless […]

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