Baby/Kid Chat -- January

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Baby/Kid Chat -- January
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Mon, 01-03-2011 - 2:42pm

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 12:18pm

Grace--I'm so glad to hear that James is unfazed by the baby!

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 12:38pm

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 12:46pm

Alyssa--Glad to hear that things are going good at home with Evan--I know you were worried about it.

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 12:48pm

What are people's daily routines?

James seems to take naps at 10ish, 1:30ish, and 4ish.

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 12:50pm

I know right. I don't think it would have happened, she would have had to clear it with the owner first and she would have told them no. I am going to email the owner and see how Gabby is doing with her milk today. and I know what you mean about even a baby on formula, if they give a different kind can't that screw up their system. I don't know much about formula, but I know that it can't be good. It makes me a little worried about when she turns 6 months and we start the solids thing as I will only be doing that at home for awhile and I don't want them giving her rice cereal and stuff.....Guess we will cross that bridge when we get there. hopefully it's not a problem.


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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 1:19pm
Holy cow! I am trying to keep up with the thread but we've been busy around here (the board, that is :) )lately - I missed a lot in only a few days! Sorry, I know I'm going to miss a bunch of people on the previous page... I'm trying to do this from memory!

Adrienne - how fun that James is smiling and tracking and doing all those cute newborn things!! Isn't it amazing when they start to look at you and really *see* you? I remember saying "there's someone IN THERE!!" when Eliza first did that. Very rewarding. He is sooo cute, I just love looking at the photos you post on FB. I think it's great that you are developing somewhat of a daily routine with James, that helped me when I was home alone with Eliza during those first few months.

Jess - I'm so sorry you had such an awful night :( Yuck about the dog eating a diaper. That has to be frustrating - that's the last thing you need, right? I'm glad you had a better night after that, though. It's tough to be a mom and work full time - you are doing sooo much it must be really overwhelming. And on top of that you are pumping and keeping up with BFing... you are a super mom, that's for sure :) I can't believe DC was going to supplement. That's awful - sounds like you and Liz are having similar issues with DC. :( Hang in there! Always feel free to vent to us, we're here to listen and support you, even if it's from "afar".

Ash - I agree, it's always so interesting to hear how different each baby can be. Teddy sounds like he's going to have an adventurous spirit and always be the one exploring! I saw your photos on FB of his bruises on his poor little face!! And it's so funny for me to hear you say how Teddy doesn't show a lot of interest in nursing - Eliza is the exact opposite, she is asking for it all the time these days. I joke that they are going to put me on the evening news someday when I'm nursing a 7 year old. LOL. But seriously, she gets so excited and practically hyperventilates when she sees me lift up my shirt so she can nurse. Babies - they are all so unique. And yay for possibly TTCing later this year! Who knows, maybe we'll be TTCing together, if DH and I ever get around to deciding we're ready for #2!



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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 1:29pm

What are people's daily routines?

We are up around 7 (YAY for her sleeping later recently!!), we have breakfast and then get dressed.

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 1:40pm

Wow. There are so many personals and I don't have time as I should be working today but I am not.

David is home with me today. The sitter is sick, she got food poisoning so I called one of my backups and she is watching David. So far he is doing OK but he hasn't napped yet. I have a feeling he will crash after I get off work. It is probably because his schedule is messed up, he's at home during the day and has a different person with him. But it is better than me having to take the day off work. Plus I can't take any time off until February as this is our busy time and we're not allowed to take any time off. Also I am saving my vacation time for our trip to Florida in April to see my in laws.

Other than that he is doing well. He is walking like crazy and hardly crawls anymore. He is into everytthing though. My aunt got him a gift card to babies/toys r us and I spent most of it on baby proofing supplies. Toliet lock, oven lock, refrigerator lock (even though we don't need it quite yet) cabinet straps so he doesn't have something fall on him and a few other things.

I promise to try and do personals either tonight or tomorrow it's just I need to get back to work now but I wanted to check in since I felt like I have been so bad at posting.

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Wed, 01-12-2011 - 3:08pm

Adrienne- Having two has definitely changed thigns for us, we had a real routine going on before David got here, and now things are very different. Prior to baby we always went and did something in the morning, came home for lunch, James would nap, and then we would play/clean/whatever in the afternoon, eat dinner, bed time, repeat. I have a lot of mom friends around and we do a lot of play dates and that sort of thing. (met most of my mom friends at the hospital BFing group) I think that soon we'll kind of get back into that schedule, but it's been really cold here this week so I haven't wanted to take David out of the house. Also, honestly leaving the house with both boys feels pretty intimidating to me. Yesterday I went to MOPS(mother's of preschoolers) at my church, it's only a 10 minute drive, but with the snow, it was pretty intimidating, I had to carry both kids to and from the car (at the same time, because you can't really leave one). Anyway, it worked out fine, but it definitely wasn't ideal, I reccommend having you're second baby in the summer when you don't have to worry about them/you slipping on the ice ;-)

What is your day like?

Currently our day goes like this: We all get up around 8:30. I change James and David and get them dressed. (this takes kind of a long time...) Then I go to the bathroom and get dressed. (more work then you would think, I can't leave both boys alone together so I usually bring them both in the bathroom with me, and set David on the newborn lounger thing in the bathroom, then while I get dressed I set him on the changing table where James can't reach him. David's not particualrly crazy about being set down, so this time can be a little touch and go. Once we're all dressed I put David in some sort of carrier (typically the ring sling), put James in his highchair, and fix James' breakfast. Once Jamesis set up with breakfast

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