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11 Months Old

Alexis is 11 months old already! (And by now, she’s well on her way to 12 months!) In her 11th month, Alexis started to do a lot of copying. She learned how to fling her arm out and say “ta … Continue reading

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10 Months Old

We’ve been so busy this spring and summer that I’ve fallen behind on Alexis’ monthly updates. Never fear– she did turn 10 months old on schedule, and I have pictures! So. Very. Happy! I have no idea how I got … Continue reading

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A Little Thank You

I’ve blogged about breastfeeding before. I mentioned it when I wrote about getting a lip tie revised, and I mentioned it again when I was publicly shamed for feeding my hungry baby. I spend a lot of time breastfeeding, thinking … Continue reading

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It’s Still Mother’s Day, Right?

I spent my first Mother’s Day with my little one and her daddy. Daddy let me sleep in, which was wonderful. We took pictures together. It was a little windy, but look at my sweet girl! What’s a little wind … Continue reading

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9 Months Old

Today Alexis is 9 months old. In a month, she sprouted 3 more teeth and said her official first word: kitty. The mamas and dadas are great, but she uses them a bit indiscriminately. Kitty is reserved for when she … Continue reading

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8 Months Old

Alexis turned 8 months old on Tuesday! Turning 8 months old was a big deal for this little girl: she finally started using her ability to roll to actually take herself someplace. She can roll across a room so quickly! … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

We were visited by the cutest Easter Bunny I know yesterday. We supplied her with some eggs and a couple of new books featuring bunnies (Pat the Bunny and Guess How Much I Love You?) and she had a great … Continue reading

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On Public Breastfeeding

While attending a wedding this weekend, Alexis and I became the objects of unwanted attention. Because she’s so easily distracted, I sought out the most out-of-the-way little corner I could find in which to nurse her. My poor hungry girl … Continue reading

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7 Months Old

And just like that, she’s 7 months old. Alexis attended an out-of-town wedding on her 7 month birthday and traveled so well. She did great on the drive there and back, and at the wedding itself, even though she was … Continue reading

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Best Baby App: Baby ESP

Having a little creature who is totally dependent on you to make sure her needs are met is an awesome responsibility. I can’t count how many times I’ve run through this list in my mind: When did she last eat? … Continue reading

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