Jaye in Texas

Jaye's first week in Texas has been a big one: first standing alone, first steps, first ear infection, first swim, first time living in Texas. The day we left Minneapolis, Jaye stood by herself for a few seconds and even took one tiny (falling forward) step. Every day since, she's gotten better and better. When we arrived at my parents' house, a wagon was waiting for her, specifically the Radio Flyer Classic Walker Wagon , which I'd ordered from Diapers.com because they had a sweet sale … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of Jaye at Seven Months

6:30-7:00 am- The start time for Jaye's day varies. Two weeks ago, it was 8 o'clock. Boy I wish that had lasted. The past two nights, she has slept all the way through until 6:30 or 7:00, but most often, she wakes up between 4 and 5 for a diaper change and bottle. Then she sleeps a little longer. After I changer her diaper, I put her in her highchair (which is actually a lowchair, since it just sits on the floor) and give her some spoons and tupperware to play with. Then I head to the … [Read more...]


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Jaye and I walked to the playground today because it was so unusually nice out. Jaye tried the baby swing for the first time and she loved it. … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of Jaye at 3 Months

7:30 am- I hear Jaye awake and chatting with herself in her bassinet, so I get up. She's laying 180 degrees from the position she was in when we went to bed last night (which was 90 degrees from how we laid her down - she must be a wiggly sleeper). She's slept through the night two nights in a row now! We change her diaper and sit down on the couch to eat breakfast.8:05- Jaye likes to doze off while eating, but with the sleep training and scheduling, we're trying not to do that. I gently sit her … [Read more...]