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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Knowledge is Power- Older Baby Tips

This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by The Slacker Mom and co-hosted by Happiness Redefined and The Gnome’s Mom. Today’s topic for the Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Tips and Tricks to Breastfeeding an Older Infant or Toddler   * My best advise is to Be Patient!  At 6 months my baby gets … Continue reading »

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Links I Refer To Daily

I *wish* I had discovered these helpful links & information BEFORE baby. General Info kellymom.com  There is a TON of information here on ALL things baby.  Just type in what you are are wondering and read until your heart is content. My favorite is this article on sleep and the nursing baby.  I ran into … Continue reading »

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Away From These 4 Walls

When you choose to breastfeed your child you usually don’t think about the possible obstacles society might throw at you. After all everyone knows “breast is best” right? Yep, that’s what I thought too.  I was also a firm believer that if it was the natural thing to do it was going to be so easy!  … Continue reading »

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Busy Weekend!

This weekend was full of FIRSTS!!!! My baby had his first taste of real food for his “1/2 birthday”.  The first day went OK. The second try was MUCH better!  I got all those cute babies faces I was expecting…..and something I wasn’t — he wants to feed himself.  If he can hold the spoon … Continue reading »

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Solid Start

We started solids today! At 6 months and 16 lbs 9 oz, I figured our little man could at least have his first taste of food. Lately, he’s been watching every thing I eat or drink and even trying to reach out for it! Why wait? I decided to wait 6 months before starting solids … Continue reading »

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Roll Out the Goals

 This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by The Slacker Mom and co-hosted by Happiness Redefined and The Gnome’s Mom. Today’s topic for the Breastfeeding Blog Hop: What are your breastfeeding goals in this new year?   What an open ended question! I have so many breastfeeding goals….. I don’t know where … Continue reading »

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The Boy & His Fluffy Bum

We have completely outgrown our prefold cloth diapers! I love our cloth diapers! However, we can no longer use all those prefolds & covers that we rocked when our baby was first born.  It was only 2 days after we left the hospital that we had our first major diaper leak with the disposables (sposies!).  … Continue reading »

Categories: cloth diapers | 6 Comments

Where, oh Where Have the Sheep Gone….

Where have my counting sheep gone?! You know the ones you count and fall fast asleep…… I’ll tell you where they have gone.  They bailed when they saw me try to remove the swaddlewrap.  Yep, he’s almost 6 months and still semi-swaddled!  I’m beginning to wonder if he will go off to college and still … Continue reading »

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Childproofing to the Next Level

In an effort to increase the play area of our living room and begin childproofing, Don has installed a built-in entertainment center. I’ll be honest, when he said he was going to build it himself I was NERVOUS!  I wasn’t given a picture, plan or drawing of this project — just a description of a … Continue reading »

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