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Catherine Toth Fox

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Yes, I Wrote a Kid’s Book!

By On October 1, 2019

I am the absolute worst at self-promotion. But here goes. I wrote a children’s book! My first! If you ask me about it, though, I’ll likely change the subject or wave my… Read More

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How Preschool Took Over My Life

By On September 4, 2019

Preschool. No one tells you about this. So I will. Because I wish I knew this going into it. I mean, sure, other parents did warn me. Subtly. Asking questions like, “So,… Read More

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How We Failed at Potty Training a Toddler

By On July 25, 2019

Yes, we failed. Gloriously. All the books and blogs we read made it sound so easy. “Just follow these steps and you, too, will have a fully potty-trained toddler in just three… Read More

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What It’s Really Like Being Married with a Kid at 44

By On June 20, 2019

One recent Sunday, after struggling to feed a toddler who wouldn’t stop moving and reading six books before putting him to bed, I wandered into the living room and snapped on the… Read More

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What It’s Really Like Raising a 2-Year-Old Boy

By On March 24, 2019

Every time a friend of mine gives birth to her first child — and especially if it’s a boy — I hold my breath. I remember those early weeks, the obsessing over… Read More