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Back in my single, professional days, I used to sleep through the night like it was my job.  Now, as a mom of a toddler, my mind sifts through countless worries before I can drift off to a guarded, easily-startled sleep. I ponder simple things like, “Did we brush his teeth well enough tonight?” then on to more complex issues like, “Am I teaching him enough about good eating habits?” I know if we forget to brush his teeth one night, it won’t make his teeth fall out.  But how many missed brushings signal to him that brushing our teeth isn’t that important of a habit? Many of my worries are ongoing battles that are hard to gauge progress.  My husband and I try to feed Max a variety of foods, and he has an adorably adventurous attitude towards new foods.  He nibbles on brus...