Tag Archives: babies

Announcing: Nakshone Yair

Today our new grandson received his name. His older brother Uri  may still call him “baby brudder”  but we’ll call him Nakshone. Our son and daughter-in-law adapted the name from the Hebrew Nachshon,  meaning a daring or dashing person, and … Continue reading

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Birthdays! Babies! & New York City!

It’s been a busy week—royal baby in the UK arrived on my mother’s 83rd birthday  and the following morning our 4th grandchild,  and 3rd grandson was born, weighing in at 8lb. 4.oz.        He’ll be named tomorrow after … Continue reading

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Gender Equality: Where Should the Buttons Go?

With the 4th grandchild due at the end of July, I wanted to knit something for him/her to wear home from the hospital.   I selected gender-neutral light mint cotton yarn that came complete with the pattern and three little duck … Continue reading

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Babes in Utero Learning Languages!

Attention parents: Forget nursery school for your little ones.  Forget early language school.  Don’t bother worrying that they should learn Chinese by age 1. It’s too late. According to a new study, you missed the chance to give your cherished … Continue reading

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