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Wedding Plans!

We’re finally planning our wedding! We really committed to our six weeks of DIY couples therapy, which has improved our interactions a lot. We got excited about wedding planning and have come up with an affordable and fun weekend plan. 453 more words

6-12 Months

Baby Led Weaning (BLW) - When to use?

There is almost not a week going by without parents asking me about the BLW approach. For those of you that do not know this approach it was developed by Jill Rapley, a UK qualified health visitor that suggested starting with soft pieces of food from 6 months of age – meaning you jump the whole puree phase and babies just start by feeding themselves. 336 more words

Swimming!


Gia has been in swim lessons for three Saturday’s now at The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. It’s two outdoor pools with a gorgeous mountain backdrop. … 172 more words

6-12 Months

8 Months

Better post this before the 9-month mark!

This month has been a game changer in terms of both physical and cognitive development. Gia’s movements, social interactions and interests have taken a huge leap! 512 more words

Tastes, textures and colours during weaning

Eating for us and for babies is a sensory experience, which is often forgotten. I frequently hear that a food is rejected because of the taste, but it could actually be the texture, the temperature, the colour of the food and also the environment that leads to rejection. 425 more words

Leap 6


Two weeks ago Gia stopped going to sleep as easily. With the time change, her bedroom was light at 7 pm when she usually goes down, but it wasn’t just that. 533 more words

Turning Point (Corrected)

First, a quick update. Work is Hell. There is a lot of drama and I’m struggling to be professional and take the high road. I have had to stick up for myself both privately and in meetings. 596 more words