A month ago I posted about being stressed about our daily schedule, how I used to feel like there was a schedule for learning in our days but lately how we were just going through the day doing whatever. Part of the reason we’ve gotten in this position is because the boys are so mobile […]
At fourteen months things are in cruise mode. The days are feeling longer as the boys’ faze out of their second nap. I don’t ever force things one way or another, if they get an early morning nap then I know they’ll need an afternoon one. If their morning nap is long (two hours or […]
We’re well into month thirteen at the home of Graham and Miles. This month has already brought new challenges our way. We’re quickly trying to learn how to calm a fussy toddler when 1) a toy was taken away by brother 2) you want to drop food on the floor but mommy says no 3) […]
Babies cry – a lot. Sometimes they’re so cute when they cry that it melts your heart in a warm way, not the “OH MY GOD make this kid stop crying!” liquifying way that happens at other times. When the boys were around three months old I had this great idea to try to get […]
Graham Dances with Daddy from Baby A and B on Vimeo. Gone are the days of holding their head up for support. Putting them on our shoulder for burps. Hiccups after every meal. Diapers that “smell sweet” (well as good as they can any way). Trimming their nails while they sleep. Swaddling with one arm […]
Make a joyful noise!
One of the things I’ve done to help myself feel in control of my mental state and getting through my days is created a schedule for the boys. Not every day is the same and I do okay at adjusting to the changes in a day as they come but it helps me to have […]
When you’re in the first few days and weeks of being home with a newborn time seems to enter a weird warp. The nights take forever to get through but during the day when you lay down for a nap it snaps by in a second. We’re now almost four months into our adventure of […]
It’s been crazy hot around here the last couple days. Luckily the boys have the right outfits to keep their cool. Miles gets some time in with his magic tricks. And Graham hangs out on the floor with his rattle cube.