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Growing Up Too Fast

I’ve had a hard time writing for my blog lately.  I have tons of things to write about, but I have had zero time to sit at a computer and type.  C’est la vie!  I do my best! The Wild Child is, occasionally, walking unaided and he is just a few days shy of 10 … Continue reading »

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Never Say Never

We are co-sleeping! I never thought I would be doing this. Bedside co-sleeper -yes. Room sharing-yes. Co-sleeping – has always been a big fat NO….until Thursday night. Let me start by saying I have no problem with other families that co-sleep and bed share. I just didn’t see it as something that was for my … Continue reading »

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Teething Terror

I love when people ask me how things are going these days, but honestly they just don’t want to hear how bad it is so I’ve learned to stay quiet. No one wants to hear that you haven’t slept in weeks! Or that your child refuses to nap more than 40 minutes and that is … Continue reading »

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Regression Analysis

Here is a brief update on our sleep situation. Nothing has improved in the sleep department.  ALL of us are still waking up every 2-3 hours.  We are the zombie family for sure! My poor baby has been taking his milestones in giant leaps rather than baby steps and I think all these new things … Continue reading »

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BIG milestone – BUSY mamma

STEPS, STEPS, S-T-E-P-S! In one week my Sunshine (like the nickname?) went from pulling up to taking his FIRST STEPS!  It is just a few days shy of 8 months old and my son is trying to walk. It totally freaks me out because he has NO fear – none!!!! He will pull up, let … Continue reading »

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Teeth Here We Come

So it begins, our adventure into breastfeeding with TEETH! I have all these blog posts on the back-burner because I’ve been dealing with an extra cranky baby.  On top of being cranky he’s been waking up at night every 2 hours for the past three LONG weeks! I broke down in tears and called Don … Continue reading »

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First Time Not A Charm

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:  First Time Jitters: Leaving your Baby in the Care of Someone Else The first time I left my son was to go to shopping with my mom and grandmother for … 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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