Mom Thoughts

Baby steps

July 13, 2010

Last night, Jackson took one teensy, tiny step without any help from anyone. Just one before he reached for me, squealing with excitement. Just one little step as my heart leapt out of my chest. He was squealing with delight and I was trying not to cry.

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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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No one told me

June 28, 2010

There are lots of things we’re warned about how our bodies will change after we have a baby: things shifting, getting softer, feet growing, breasts changing. But there’s a lot of stuff no one ever warned me about. No one told me… Some of the smell aversions and sensitivities I had during pregnancy would remain […]

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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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