Tag Archives: toddlers

Dropping a nap

How do you know when your child is ready to drop a nap?  It’s a common question, and there is no easy answer.  Here’s a quick recap of my experience with naps with my 2 kids. Months 0-6 – during … Continue reading

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Tandem Nursing – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

This post is part of the Carnival of Breastfeeding on the topic of “Extended Breastfeeding” hosted by Blacktating and The Motherwear Breastfeeding Blog. See below for links to the other participants’ posts. Benjamin was born approximately 3.5 months ago, and I’ve been tandem … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The tranquility of a sleeping toddler

Sometimes all a pregnant mamma needs is to go for a walk outside on a cool fall’s day and have her toddler peacefully drift off for a well-needed nap.   Pure heaven.

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The Sensitive Periods and Montessori Schools

As mentioned in a previous post, Dylan started a Montessori school in September.  There are a lot of different things that drew us to this school in particular and to a Montessori school in general.  One factor that drew us … Continue reading

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Packing a waste-free lunch for a two and a half year old

Dylan started a new school yesterday.  It is a Montessori school and he is there a couple times a week for half days and a few times a week for whole days.   On the whole days he needs to bring … Continue reading

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Nursing Covers – a help or a hinderance?

Welcome to the July 2010 Carnival of Nursing in Public This post was written for inclusion in the Carnival of Nursing in Public hosted by Dionna and Paige at NursingFreedom.org. All week, July 5-9, we will be featuring articles and … Continue reading

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Capers taste like mommy’s milk

Today Dylan and I had lunch at my mom’s house with one of my mom’s cousins, S. We were eating bagels, cream cheese and smoked salmon.   Dylan, the little foodie that he is, requested some capers from my mom. … Continue reading

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