Tag: baby sleep

No More Yelling – Another Honest Attempt

It’s quiet. Rather peaceful, actually. It is about 11:15 a.m. and I am at my laptop writing this while my baby is asleep upstairs. TJ is at school. I feel accomplished and it is not […]

Becoming Unroomed: Becoming a Rolling Stone

As parents, we rarely expect things in return for all the things we do for our kids. This not-expecting clause, is simply a part of the parent job profile. However, as adults, we do learn […]

From “Buri nazar” and “Kina hora” to Baby sleep transitions, nap schedules, and CIO

Hmmm….so how are we doing with sleep these days? Good…is what I want to say because I believe it. The fear of course is that things could change any day as most things do with […]

My Top 10 Favorite Times of the Day

Before I had kids I never really had favorite times of the day. Don’t get me wrong. I did enjoy my peaceful alone times by Lake Michigan, the times I would go jogging by myself […]

Baby nap and sleep schedules

There are days and then there are days. The days when most things go right and I take pleasure at a job well done, praising myself even for having kept my cool, nurtured my children […]

Just one of those days

I am supremely exhausted today. I just put Baby E down for the night at 7:45 p.m. That baby has barely slept 2 hours all day today. How do people with multiple kids manage their […]

India trip – Tips for international travel with a toddler and managing jet lag

We recently returned from a two weeks trip to India. As always, I find a lot of things have changed and yet, a lot remains unchanged. I also find that the more I live in […]

…And just like that no more sleep sack

We used regular muslin swaddles with Baby J for a long time – almost 3-4 months until he got to a point where he learned of the existence of his hands, learned to move them […]

Managing a toddler’s first big fever (Baby J)

J had his 15 months’ shots on Wednesday last week. He had the Dtap, Hib, and Hep A (third shot). In the past, he has never had any issues with shots. When he got his […]

Separation Anxiety and Sleep Disruptions

So my baby turned 1 year last month and while this entire year has been quite the journey, we have now embarked on the new challenges of the new year. First came the Gag Stage, […]

Our sleeping arrangements – Embrace the rhythm of your family

The first thing I did was ask Aaron to remove completely, one side of the crib and place it right next to my side of the bed. We rolled a blanket in the wood between […]

Baby Solids and Sleeptime

My baby started solids a couple weeks ago and is doing great. We started with rice cereal and slowly added Earth’s Best Organic Stage 1, My First Veggies Variety Pack, 12 Count, 2.5 Ounce Jars and […]

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