Bye-bye Bottles! (and peace out pump)

As of a few weeks ago M&M is completely off bottles! Bottles have been somewhat supplemental for the past four or so months (she eats three solid meals a day) and mostly acted as a sleep aid. A Mommy-isn’t-here sleep aid. A typical week included four bottles (Tuesday: naptime with Grandma, nighttime with Daddy; Wednesday:Read more

Six months without sleep equals…night weaning?

M&M is now eleven months old. And her parents are eleven months exhausted. Give or take. I’m now looking back fondly on the first five months of co-sleeping, but it clearly did not suit M as well as it did her older sister. We are the zombie-like result of getting up multiple times a nightRead more

Flexibility (as a family, through this transition).

Any brewing post ideas I ever have are long and involved. Or at least beyond the 5-10 consecutive free minutes I have had the past two weeks. And no, I am not exaggerating. With classes beginning next week I know my time will become even more stretched. I’m still pretty in-shock as to how muchRead more

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 weeks earlier than we started her sister (Dot first had rice cereal a few daysRead more

Pumping on Campus: Part I

Oh pumping. Though this is my second go-round with nursing (I nursed Dot until she was twenty-two months), this is my first time being away from baby for significant periods of time. Still, needing to pump away from home is a rare occurrence (luckily!) and has only come up during the weekend seminars discussed inRead more