Category Archives: Babyhood

My nine month old.

My nine month old is blossoming by the day. Whereas from about four months to eight, she mostly stayed in a similar [sedentary] groove, I am forced now to look ahead to the ever-nearing end of babyhood. My nine month … Continue reading

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The Koala Stage.

This picture might well be M&M and I lately. She is at that perfect little Koala Stage. She’s big enough to hold her own (i.e. no longer dead weight, she grasps and clings and molds her little body into mine) … Continue reading

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Before Noon.

If I ever wonder why I prefer to be in bed long before 9pm I will refer to this post. This is not necessarily a typical day, then again I’m not sure what typical even looks like in this raising-little-kids … Continue reading

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Six months (twenty-six weeks, 183 days, half a year).

M&M is now days away from the six month mark. I’ve actually been referring to her as “six months” for weeks now; I think to lessen the shock. Now that I’m used to the idea I can be excited for … Continue reading

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The difference a month can make.

It is truly amazing what can happen in just a few weeks. Less than four weeks ago I began Crossfit and dabbling in Paleo eating. Now I feel like I could take on the world. Every. Single. Day. Just over … Continue reading

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What Comes In Must Go Out: Solids and Cloth Diapering.

I’ve decided to spare you the visual representation of this sentiment. You can thank me profusely in the comment section 😉 M&M has entered the next phase of babyhood and is now consuming solid foods! We started her a few … Continue reading

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Why I’m letting my baby Cry It Out.

Here are a few hints: No, I don’t want to traumatize her. Yes, I love her dearly. Yes, I have a heart. No, I’m not trying to detach from her. I want good sleep. And good awake time. For all … Continue reading

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The perfect nap schedule.

Is that possible? I didn’t think so. But then today happened. M&M slept in until about 8:15am. This is not super unusual for her but the previous day she was up around 7am and sometimes is up even earlier, thanks … Continue reading

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Bless you, my sleeping child.

Oh the last three days have brought a welcome tide of change. After being driven nearly to tears numerous times in the past weeks by M&M’s inconsistent, and often elusive, napping, I am hopeful that our reprieve has arrived. Today … Continue reading

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Operation #makeitbetter.

After this post, I embarked on Operation #makeitbetter. It began last Friday and it’s orginal goal was to make that day better than the one before. It was successful and I have had better days since just doing a few … Continue reading

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