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


Who is this 15 month old guy?


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Jack is 15 months old, and his personality has recently changed. A lot. From birth, I would describe Jack as easygoing, good-natured, mellow. Now along with his new toddler superpowers like climbing and speaking, he’s developing an attitude. Continue reading

Attachment Parenting is mutual – finally getting a little space

Hugo in Mommy's lap

If I can sit right here, everything will be OK

I know every child is different, but I only have one. So it took me until recently to accept a couple of things about Hugo:

1. He had a hard time separating from me long enough for me to shower or pee pretty much from birth up until maybe a week ago.

2. He’s not a good sleeper.

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