Martha and I made it to six months, plus a week or so, with exclusive nursing (or almost exclusive, since we started her on fruits and veggies in the 5th month). It was not always easy, it was not always convenient, but we did it. In hindsight, it's so hard to know if it … [Read more...] about On weaning the baby…and other stuff
Humility - my new best friend. Lately, things with Samuel have been a bit "tough". He is getting closer to turning 4, and he is bound and determined to become independent RIGHT NOW! Every day, he pushes my buttons and finds new ways to make himself a contender for the "Most … [Read more...] about Humble Pie… and Why I Dislike Naptime…
It was naptime, and my 3 year old was stalling. "Mama, I gotta kiss baby night-night. Night-night baby AB baby AB*... kiss on forehead... kiss on cheek... kiss on other cheek" . He glances at mama to make sure he's not in trouble. "Oh, and kiss on hand... kiss on other … [Read more...] about What is Joy?
Last night, Baby AB slept for an entire 8 hours in a row. 8 hours is generally recommended as the amount of time an average person should sleep every night. I can't remember the last time I had 8 hours of uninterupted sleep. It was probably over a year ago, before baby and … [Read more...] about Sleep Deprivation