Category Archives: Month 08

Holding On

Oliver still needs to be held for his naps. Even though this means Vik and I spend a collective 7 hours a weekend pinned to the nursery glider with a 15-pound infant on our chest, I am in no hurry to force … Continue reading

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Tell me about it

As Oliver never hesitates to remind us, sometimes being a baby is hard …

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The Swedish Snot Sucker

After three long nights spent caring for a teething, congested baby who couldn’t sleep because he couldn’t breathe, and countless attempts at pinning a screaming Oliver to the ground while attacking his nasal membranes with our hospital-issue, completely ineffective, blue bulb … Continue reading

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Low on Milk, High on Guilt

[W]hen it comes to parenting, is there really any such thing as the “easy way?” Or, is there just the way that works . . . This week, Oliver started receiving one bottle (5 ounces) of formula a day while … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

This past weekend we celebrated Oliver’s first Halloween, and it is no exaggeration to say that it was one of the best holiday weekends I have ever experienced! We kicked off the weekend’s festivities at a friend’s Baby Halloween Costume … Continue reading

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