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8 Months with Theo

8 months old! This first year feels like we’re flying down the highway, and the milestones keep whizzing by, one by one, before we've had a chance to savor them. Sometimes, […]

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Transition from Co-Sleeping to Crib

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 […]

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Seven Months with Theo

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 […]

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Six Months with Theo

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 […]

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Infant Food Sensitivities and Date-Sweetened Almond Milk

When Theo was born, he spit up quite a bit and was very gassy. He didn't spit up enough to be diagnosed with reflux, but enough that I was concerned […]

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Five Months with Theo

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 […]

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Four Months with Theo

I just re-read my first three months about life with Theo, and it underscores three truths about parenting. One, it goes by so fast. Two, once you think you have […]

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Three Months with Theo

Someone found his thumb this week. After trying to chew on his whole hand for the past month, he finally figured out how to separate thumb from fingers and start […]

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Two Months with Theo

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 […]

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Breastfeeding is Not Always Easy

Breastfeeding should be intuitive, right? It's the way all mammals feed their little ones. And for some people, it is. Like my Granny told me before Theo was born, "You […]

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