Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Night-weaning Part 5

It’s been a little over a week now. And we had our first decent night! Jason slept from 7pm to 5am. He had pooped, which might have been what woke him up. At least that’s what I hope. Five in … Continue reading

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Night-weaning Part 4

Doesn’t it always happen this way? Five days into night-weaning and Jason starts cutting his two year molars. Teething has never bothered him that much. But dang those molars! All day long he runs up to me saying his teeth … Continue reading

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Night-weaning Part 3

Not a great night last night. The good news is that Jason didn’t wake-up until 3am and he cried only for a very short while. The bad news is that it took him about 2 hours to go back down. … Continue reading

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Night-weaning Part 2

Second night of night-weaning. I expected it to be worse than the first one. I think I read or heard somewhere that when parents decide to let their children cry it out, the second night is always the worst. But … Continue reading

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Sleepy musings (OK, whining)

I had one blissful week of sleep. And then it was all over. Again. Ever since Jason stopped sleeping through the night at 5 months, I have anxiously awaited the time when he would go back to being a good … Continue reading

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Buyer’s remorse

As any new parent, my husband and I fell into the Fisher Price marketing trap. Or that’s what I call it. And now we have a garage full of expensive junk I would never buy again. Just thinking about how … Continue reading

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Time-out? Yes, please!

Yesterday Jason had his 18 months appointment at the pediatrician. After every baby well-check visit the doctor gives you a hand-out with “helpful” information for that age.  I saw there was a big section about time-outs. How to do it, … Continue reading

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