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Cold after food

I’m starting this many months into trying to improve my health via diet and nutrition. There’s lots I haven’t written about that’s already happened. But I need to start recording some of this… I’m 2-3 weeks into an exclusion diet, … Continue reading

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Cold after food

I’m starting this many months into trying to improve my health via diet and nutrition. There’s lots I haven’t written about that’s already happened. But I need to start recording some of this… I’m 2-3 weeks into an exclusion diet, … Continue reading

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Sudden change to bedtime

Just before 21 months, N had a growth spurt, then started speaking. At the same time as the spurt she began wanting 1hr less sleep a day. After a “full” daytime nap of around 2hrs she would want to go … Continue reading

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13 months

The last month naps were very tricky to judge. Now at 13m old we have settled down into 4hr 30mins of wakefullness before both the first and second naps. This puts the second nap very late, but it doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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11 months

I stopped keeping the N log when viewings started our house. So here’s a status report. Two naps daily, totalling 2hrs. If one is shorter or longer the other will compensate. First nap 3hrs after morning wake up. 2nd nap … Continue reading

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Becoming the parent you want to be.

I came across this phrase somewhere when N was probably just 4m or so and it struck a real cord. We hadn’t gotten off to the easiest start and circumstances meant we’d fallen into some habits rather than choosing. Somehow … Continue reading

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Growth spurts

Beyond the growth spurts listed on Kellymom.com (…, 6wks, 3m, 4m, 6m, 9m) we have also observed: 11m: increased solids & BFing (which made me pretty hungry too) including a couple of extra wake ups to feed in the night. … Continue reading

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