My favorite blogger, next to me of course, is Blunderdad (singlefamilyasylum). Who, by the way, better give me major props for promoting him here. Anywho, I read a recent post from him about parenting his kids….well you should read if for yourselves. It got me thinking about my own kids and if I was more uptight raising my first than the next ones.
Here’s the thing. When my first daughter was born, if her pacifier fell on the clean floor I would sterilize it. I would think to myself that the diapers (cloth, of course, because they were “better” for her than the disposables…except she got a rash so there went that idea) were difficult to deal with, but sterilizing pacifiers all day was a pain in the neck. But what a good mother I was.
By the time my second daughter came around, pacifiers were sterilized….occasionally. I only…
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