Sleep, the neverending parenting topic

November 4, 2010

The last two nights we’ve had some…difficulty at bedtime around here. We’ve always been fairly lucky with sleep, I know. So whenever issues arise, they sort of smack me around. This is no exception. Jackson’s bedtime is normally right around 8pm, give or take a little bit depending on the day. Tuesday, however, things were […]

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My little vampire

July 8, 2010

So. I may have mentioned before that I’ve had some problems with Jackson biting. Which is not so fun. And perhaps, sadly, a bit of an understatement. Jackson bites a lot. Not just when he’s nursing, but when he’s playing and being held and climbing and…well, all the time. And he bites hard. It’s painful […]

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On nightweaning and schedules

June 18, 2010

In addition to all my big life altering plans, this week has been a time of change for the kiddo. That’s right, we’re talking getting on a schedule, night-weaning, and sleep training. Dun-dun-duuuuuuunnnnnn. I really wasn’t sure about the night weaning. I mean, he’s only 9 months old (mah baaayyyyybbbbeeee!), and there is so much […]

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10 tips for vacationing with an infant (or toddler)

June 6, 2010

So you remember how I took that vacation? And how I kept asking for tips on traveling with the kiddo? And how I never seem to shut up about it? Well, turnabout is fair play. So, in the interest of sharing information, here are my tips for vacationing with your infant (mine is 9 months […]

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Leaving your heart in another time zone

March 2, 2010

So my trip last week was the first time I’ve been away from the kid overnight.  I was super worried about both how I would do and how he would do (although honestly I was probably more worried about me). My trip called for 4 days, 3 nights away which presented, you know, some challenges. […]

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