To Wean or Not to Wean…

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve blogged! The month of April was kind of crazy and I kept getting different health problems, and then my in-laws were in town, and then when they left, I managed to get sick again! (or maybe it’s allergies.. who knows… but whatever it is, which I still have, it sucks!) But anyhow, I’ve been meaning to write about weaning, so here it finally is! The one-year mark was […]

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Pumping and Donating Breastmilk

You’re probably wondering why the photo above is related to breastmilk, but my logic is… that photo was from her 1 year birthday, and that’s when I started to wean, and thus it has everything to do with breastmilk! :p Anyways… A few months ago, I wrote about how I felt like my milk supply was dropping, to the point where A was not getting enough milk from me… Starting around 6.5 months, when A […]

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Airport Tips, traveling with a baby

Fresh off our trip from New York I jotted these down, and have finally gotten a chance to revisit and finish this post up! Hope it’s somewhat helpful… (btw, that photo above isn’t me… LOL. didn’t have one with A at an airport, but I DID have one with my sister and her) Baby wear. We heard this a lot, and in the previous trips, we’ve always wore A through the airport, but this time […]

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Schedules, Schedules, Schedules (part 2)

The past few months, since the last time I wrote about schedules (3 month – 7 months schedules) were pretty calm… Everything went smoothly into that last schedule I wrote about and there weren’t any drastic changes until recently. Here’s what 7 months – 12 months looked like: 7 months 7 wake and feed 8 solids 9 – 11 nap 11 feed 12 solids 1:30 – 3:30 nap 3:30 feed 4:30 / 5 solids 6:30 […]

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Traveling to NYC

Ever since my long miserable day (okay, it wasn’t that bad) waiting in line to get A’s passport, I’ve been itching to travel… While originally we wanted to go somewhere internationally, after looking up flights to cheap places we decided to stay in the country and head to New York. We couldn’t pass up $200ish tickets! (Mind you though, New York was competing with Spain, Japan and even Thailand which had tickets for around $400!!!!) […]

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Learning to play independently..

The other day I was craving snickerdoodles, mostly because the last time I made them with my sister something weird happened to them, but we couldn’t figure out what we did wrong, so I wanted to make them again to see if I could get them right. Anyways, I really wanted to make them, but A had already finished her first nap for the day which meant I didn’t have much free time left. I […]

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My expectations vs. the reality

A recently turned 11 months! Where has the time gone!? I’ve been reflecting on this past year as she gets ready to turn 1, and trying to remember all the ups and downs of this journey so far. Lots of emotions and I end up wanting to cuddle with her, but all she wants to do is play! *cryyyy* Anyways, as I’ve been reflecting, I thought it’d be nice to share 11 expectations (for 11 months!!) […]

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Joint family trip to Hawaii!

This past week, we were able to go on a trip to Maui with Hester and Harold and their son, H! I absolutely love traveling and one of my fears when A was born was that we wouldn’t be able to travel anymore. While yes, it’s true, traveling looks very different with a baby in tow, as long as my expectations aren’t the same as pre-baby traveling it’s just as fun! While we have flown […]

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Eating out with babies…

“Your babies are so well-behaved! Great job mommy and daddy!” – Two older women at a restaurant Typically my response to a comment like that would just be “oh thank you!” but on this night, I seriously wanted to cry tears of gratitude. This past weekend we went to celebrate my sister’s birthday and it was the first time we’ve tried to have dinner at a fancier restaurant. The kiddos started off pretty good, A […]

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Easy to Make Lactation Cookies. Nom. Nom.

The first few weeks after I gave birth, a sweet friend of mine brought over some lactation cookies. At that time, I was struggling big time with milk production so I was pretty much eating everything and anything that would help increase my supply. After those first couple months and my supply regulated, I never thought about lactation cookies again, until recently when my supply took a hit. I thought, why not! After all, I […]

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