Yesterday morning, Asa woke up hysterically crying and clingy. This is really unusual for him (I’ve heard some kids just always wake up on the wrong side of the bed, but he usually wakes up chirping “hi! hi! hi!”), so I knew right away that he was sick and expected a day full of runny… Read More Mixing polka dots and florals… again.
Yesterday and today have been unusually warm (around 70-75 yesterday, and 65ish today), so I’ve been trying to take advantage and get both of us outside. Yesterday I made the mistake of walking to the beach, which was fine on the way there, but on the way back there is one very, very long hill… Read More Afternoon cuteness
Today I began my journey in the No Shampoo world. Since it’s the first day I’ve needed to wash my hair since I last shampooed, I took the advice of many sites I read and washed with a cheap clarifying shampoo first, to rid my hair of silicone before I go into baking soda directly.… Read More Valentine’s Day Lookbook: Bohemian
Well, I am officially no longer nursing Asa. It’s a weird thought; I haven’t nursed him for two days, and I haven’t suffered any aftereffects that I wondered about – engorgement being the biggest one. But we transitioned to the bottle over three months time, nursing less and bottle-feeding more out of necessity rather than… Read More Florals and Giraffes
Yesterday morning was probably the last time I will ever nurse Asa. It’s not a decision I made willingly, and I’m incredibly brokenhearted about it. But over the last three months, my milk supply has been dropping steadily, and nothing I tried — lactation tea, lactation cookies, staying hydrated, eating more, nursing more often —… Read More A Farewell to Arms