Little T Man had a hard time sleeping. You can read more about our struggle here and how we eventually sleep trained him here. But in short, at 11 months we were still nursing every 2-3 hours around the clock and I. WAS. EXHAUSTED. We finally sleep trained and never looked back, but it was a long… Continue reading Sleep Training Baby #2: What I did differently.
A while back I posted about how I was able to fit back into my skinny jeans 2 months postpartum after Little T Man. My healthy pregnancy, healthy postpartum, and breastfeeding resulted in a very skinny postpartum mommy. I was elated, and so incredible thankful. In hindsight, I think the key was my healthy pregnancy:… Continue reading Postpartum Skinny Jeans: Round 2.
Last week Little T Man turned one. Two weeks before that I was on my period. Only my second period in a year and a half. Today I peed on a stick. Three sticks actually. There’s no denying it. To say I’m shocked isn’t exactly correct. But to say this was planned is far from… Continue reading Oops!
Today Baby T turned one. Oh my heart! It’s been so amazing being mama to such a sweet, smart, funny little boy. This first year of parenthood has been such a whirlwind of sleepless nights, early mornings, so many cuddles, laughter, tears, and so much joy I can hardly stand it. I love being this… Continue reading One Year.
Sleep training at 11 mos and why you shouldn’t wait!
Cleaning and scrubbing can wait ’til tomorrow For babies grow up we’ve learned to our sorrow, So quiet down cobwebs and dust go to sleep I’m rocking my baby, and babies don’t keep. Author: Ruth Hulburt Hamilton This poem has been in my head ever since I was a little girl. My mom said it… Continue reading Sit down and hold your baby
When I was pregnant (and even before) I was constantly fretting about the lack of sleep you hear about with new babies. I asked everyone I knew with kids “when did they start sleeping thru the night?” And “how long are they sleeping now?” I felt the strong urge to prepare myself for no sleep.… Continue reading Typical nights with my 4 mo baby