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October 4, 2016

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Transition from Co-Sleeping to Crib | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

Transition from Co-Sleeping to Crib

Transition from Co-Sleeping to Crib | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

I’m writing this post from France, with a sleeping baby happily napping in his travel crib in the next room. Every time I put Theo to bed and he drifts quickly off to sleep, I am grateful. Grateful to my husband, for his perseverance; grateful to Theo, for being so willing to change; and grateful to all of the sleep advice I received from books and blogs and friends.

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September 24, 2016

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Theo Seven Months | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

Seven Months with Theo

Theo Seven Months | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

Theo turned seven months old on September 11 while we were vacationing in Beaune, in the Burgundy region of France. We had a quiet, snuggly day filled with naps and books and slow dancing, because our sweet little boy had a low-grade fever. What we thought was teething advanced to his first cold.

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August 29, 2016

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Six Months with Theo

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I’ve been pretty quiet here lately, because the last month or so we’ve had a full house. Our friend, Michele, visited us from Denver. My Dad came to visit from Mississippi. Elie’s cousins visited from Toronto. My aunt and uncle drove up from Oregon. Our friend, Daisy, and two of her friends visited us from Austin. And we’ve made many trips to Vancouver to visit family there, and they’ve done sleepovers here. It’s been a full and happy summer.

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July 24, 2016

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Five Months with Theo | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

Five Months with Theo

Five Months with Theo | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

Five months. This is it. I remember a friend saying that this is the stage you dream about when you dream about having a baby. The squishy cheeks, the big toothless grins and giggles, the cuddles that envelope you with their trust and sweetness. We’re in it, deep, deep in love with this little one.

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April 20, 2016

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Two Months with Theo | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

Two Months with Theo

Two Months with Theo | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

I’m so glad I’m writing down the details of these first months of Theo’s life, so I will always remember what we did and how I felt, because the first few weeks after his birth already feel like a hazy dream of nursing and pumping and snuggles and wonder. It’s amazing how quickly Theo has transitioned from a sleepy newborn to a baby with a distinct personality and little boy traits. And how he has transformed our lives.

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April 5, 2016

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Nursery | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

The Nursery

Nursery | www.Simmstown.com | Lisa Samuel

I can’t believe little Theo is already almost eight weeks old! Everyone says time goes by so quickly, and they are right. I thought it was time to share all of the details of Theo’s nursery. I love the serenity of this room. Although Theo does not yet sleep here, he started taking naps in his crib over the past few weeks. And we sit in here every day and rock and sing and are beginning to read some of the books together. It feels like a beautiful, peaceful retreat for our sweet baby boy.

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