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Kids Are Awesome 

Every time I turn around my son is doing something funny, or awesome, or both. He is constantly surprising me with how freakin’ smart he is and how quickly he can learn new stuff. Just during the process of writing this post he has done new things that have caused me to revise this a couple of times. (more…)

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Swimming Lessons Are Fun!

Mikey and I at swimming lessons
Mikey and I at swimming lessons

This last week Mikey had his first two sessions of swim lessons and it was a blast. I got to be in the pool with him during the second lesson and I had a lot of fun. I wasn’t necessarily looking forward to it but I am very glad I did it. Newb Mom and I wanted to start him early for a couple reasons. (more…)

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Why all new mommies are Zombies: tips for better sleep with an infant

Newb Mom here again.

I am tired. I’m talking zombie tired.

I bet you think I’m writing this at 2am while nursing a hungry baby huh? Nope. Its 8:00 in the morning. A perfectly reasonable hour to be awake. Was I up all night? Nope. Little man got up twice between 8pm and 6am and went right back to sleep each time. So now you are probably thinking that I am just complaining. A 4 month old sleeping 10 hours and only waking twice is amazing! I should feel rested and refreshed, ready to take on the world. (more…)

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White Noise = Happy Baby

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Newb Mom here again. I wanted to discuss the topic of white noise and what it can do for baby’s sleep.

Someone at my baby shower gave me a white noise maker that also projects lighted images on the ceiling. I thought it was a silly gift. Why would anyone ever use something like this? I know for a fact that I like my room quiet and dark when I go to bed, so why wouldn’t baby? I put it on the table in his room, but really had no intention of using it until he was a toddler and needed a night light. (more…)

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