fckyeahgilmoregirls: lmao, this is how my aunt felt when she got stuck sitting next to my paternal grandmother at the reception for Ben’s Baptism.
New ideas for feeding babies →
We’re doing baby-led weaning with Ben, which basically just means he eats what we eat. So far, he’s had a list of foods so long that I guarantee I’d forget half of them if I started listing them off. Last night he had chicken, avocado, corn salsa, and a cereal bar (it made his fingers sticky, so he could pick everything else up). He’s an eager eater and enjoys feeding...
On being 'babywise' →
Ben's new skill
Object permanence. Also known as: “Oh ho ho, mother. You removed me from the dogs’ water dish and put me in an entirely different room. But I remember. I know where it is. It’s in the kitchen. And that is where I am going and if you try to stop me I WILL CRY AS LOUD AS I CAN.”
I have solved the mystery of the crib nap. For his first nap, he cannot go down any earlier than 2 hours after he woke up, or he won’t crib nap. For any other nap of the day, he cannot have been awake for less than three hours or he won’t crib nap. He’s napping LESS, because he also naps much shorter naps in his crib, but he is napping in his crib! I was trying to follow the...
This happened! I swear!
Last night I was giving Ben exaggerated kisses on his check and saying “MWAH” very loudly as I did it. He was full of giggles and at one point he leaned in, smashed his mouth onto my cheek, and went “muuuuuuuh.” Excuse me while I die of adorableness.
Please join me in my excitement that Ben is now down for his SECOND unswaddled crib nap of the day. Ben was a lap-napper only until 4 months. Then we could get him to sleep in his crib swaddled. Well then he learned how to roll over onto his face swaddled, so we’ve been working on weaning him off of the nap swaddle (He hasn’t been swaddled at night since like 8 weeks). It’s been...
Ben high fives!
mynicnac-deactivated20110712-de asked: you've said a few times how bad your labor/delivery was, have you ever posted it on here? i wanted to read it if you have