My breastfed toddler’s in daycare


Back to school

Jack started school last week at 17 months old. He and his older brother Hugo handled their daycare debuts much differently, and I’ve had to adjust my own behavior and priorities as a result. Continue reading

Babies aren’t good at that



Hugo and Jack are about three years apart, and crazy about each other most of the time. Jack is 16 months old and Hugo is pretty much the sun in his sky. Hugo can sometimes be mean to Jack in the usual big-brother way. Having been the recipient of teasing and beatings from my own big brother growing up, I always side with Jack. Of course at his age, you can’t blame him for anything. I always praise Hugo for being kind and patient with his little brother. But last week, they broke my heart. Continue reading