Category parenting after infertility

Night weaning

  More on night weaning:   Of course, it helps that my daughter is now 2 years old (and 4 months) and can actually understand some reason. She’s a big talker. So one of the things I accidentally did right, early on, was getting into the habit of only breastfeeding in one spot. Just one. The […]

Night weaning while bedsharing….

  So, my daughter is … (I’m losing count)…. 2 years and 4 months old. She’s a really cool human. She’s been talking in complete sentences for a while, and what’s wonderful for my mental health is the fact that she has stopped night nursing. Hoooooooray. People tell me all the time that when you […]

Almost 8 months old, and the skinny runt is about to walk

  so, the disadvantage/advantage of having a small kid (or skinny, anyway) is that she started sitting up ages and ages ago, and pulled herself up to standing at about 7 months, maybe earlier (i wrote it down somewhere). Now, a week or so away from 8 months, she’s about to walk. She’s been standing […]

I have no memory of the first 5 weeks

It’s now been 9 1/2 weeks (cue cheesy 80s movie) since L’s birth, and she’s now been sleeping 6-8 hours per night for a week, more or less, minus a couple of times when she didn’t feel good. Anyway.  So I don’t really remember much about the first month. I guess that’s typical… the sleep […]