The 5 Stages of Getting a Toddler to Nap

Nap time, or really any get your toddler to sleep time, can be harder than wrestling an alligator. Unlike the way us adults work (ie: tired + place and time to sleep = sleeping) little ones falling to sleep is a delicate balance of when and where. I will be honest, prior to becoming a […]

Weekend Recap

Is it seriously already Monday? I swear weekends are not long enough! This weekend was thankfully pretty relaxed. We went to a family reunion for the hubs side of the family and spent the afternoon hanging out with family. Saturday evening ended up being an impromptu dinner with a local friend. With Saturday being filled […]


In my short 16 months of motherhood I have become wholeheartedly convinced that babies dive head first into toddler-hood on their first birthdays. The evening before their birthday, you lay down to sleep your darling, sweet bitty baby only to wake the next morning to an opinionated, loud, climb-on-everything, likely sticky toddler that has decided […]

10 Months

Age: 10 Months Weight: 2lbs Length: 31 inches Head:? Sleeping: This last month has been a bit difficult. Asher has taken to waking multiple times a night. Sometimes to nurse, other times just wanting to be rocked back to sleep. He is still sleeping in our room so it makes it easy to get to him. Over the last […]

9 months

Age: 9 months Weight: 20 lbs  Length: 29 1/2 inches Sleeping: Sleeping is pretty much the same. He heads to bed between 9 and 10 and tends to wake anywhere from 2-5 times each night. At least once a night he is up to nurse but most of the time he is just waking between sleep cycles and needs […]

6 months

Age: 6 months Weight: Roughly 18 pounds Length: 27-28 inches Head: ? Sleeping: Little man has been getting back to a decent sleeping schedule. Longest bouts of sleep are back to 4-5 hours, which is a great improvement after a few nights of getting up every 2 hours.  Milestones: Log rolling all over the place. Starting the beginnings of […]

7 months

Age: 7 months Weight: Around 19 pounds according to our home scale. Length: unknown Head: unknown Sleeping: This varies day to day. Sometimes he will sleep a few 3-4 hour stretches without waking, other times it seems like he is up every hour. Daylight savings killed us this week and he was getting up, ready to take on the […]

3 and 4 months

It is so hard to believe that our little man is FOUR months old!? Are you serious? Where has time gone. I wasn’t on the game with the three month post so I am playing catch up here. Age: 4 monthsWeight: 14lbs 13 oz as of 4 month check upLength: 26.25 inchesHead: 17 inches Sleeping: […]

2 months

Age: 2 months Weight: 11 1/2 lbs   Sleeping: Still going to sleep between 8:30 and 9 every night. He continues to get up after about 5 hours to eat and then goes back to sleep for another 3-4 hours. Halfway through the month Asher decided sleeping in his rock and play wasn’t so bad. Until about 6 weeks […]

Month One

Age: 1 month Weight: 9lbs 2oz Length: 21.5 inches Head: 15 inches  Sleeping: We decided to let Asher to his thing and sleep whenever he would like. In the week or so our little man was a typical newborn and he was waking every 2 hours to eat but sometime around 3 1/2 weeks he just started falling asleep around […]