A forum question on one of my favorite websites got me thinking about my first few weeks with Chilo. Here is the question that appeared on Savvy Auntie, an awesome community for aunts, great aunts, godmothers and moms from all over the world. Question: Hello! I’m not used to being around young children and I don’t think I’ve ever held a baby in my life! Haha! I’d love some tips regarding being a new auntie, being around babies and how involved to
Dear Chilo: You are my little partner in silliness. I love how you try to mirror everything, including silly stuff that everyone wishes you wouldn’t copy (except for me). I’ve been fake sneezing with you for about a year now. Whenever I “a…a…ACHOO!” you crack up, like it’s one of the funniest things you have ever heard. Last week I heard you sneeze and just as I was about to say “gesundheit” you did it again, and again, and again.
The pacifier pictured above does not pass the Chilo test. When it comes to preferences, everybody has them. So why I was surprised when my niece (then only 3-weeks-old) let her preference for pacifiers be known? I was picking up some Doc Brown bottles at Burlington Coat Factory one day when I noticed an entire wall of really cute, colorful pacifiers. I knew that she had loved her Gumdrop pacifiers since birth, but that doesn’t mean she might not like
No need to hide this diary under lock and key The adventures of C&C won’t be televised but they will be captured here. My diary (just like everyone else’s diary) will be a collection of stories about Chilo, for Chilo. From her first steps to her first fashion shoot to her very first words, I’ll share all of my Chilo experiences both new and old. My hope is that one day, in the not so distant future, Chilo will be