June 25, 2024


It's A Shop Adventure



We’re formally 1 thirty day period out from Cam turning 1. I simply cannot feel it. 11 months with the sweetest small soul. It’s been almost everything and extra. As a new-ish mom of 2 at times I have to remind myself that I’m a mother of 2 and that I have a son now. When you are in the thick of it, the day-to-day grind, you can totally neglect that this is your daily life. 

New at 11 Months

After 10 months hit, all the things accelerated. He’s climbing up the stairs (climbing everything I ought to say), babbling additional, pulling up on all the things and something, strolling with us holding just just one of his palms, and he’s even taken up to 6 measures by itself. I can see him going for walks for his birthday. I feel we were in the thick of a 10 thirty day period rest regression and just major leaps because he was a crabfest for a superior 3 weeks. He woke up 1 working day as the happiest, silliest boy and we were like, “there’s our happy boy.” Now that I assume about it, I keep in mind Harper going by means of one thing comparable at the similar age. Cam’s also ingesting everything and everything. His hunger has developed tremendously. We did not working experience this with Harper, so it is all incredibly new to us. Not heading to lie, we’re loving it, lol. 


Naps are finding superior, but still not good. He truly took a 75 minute nap yesterday, but that is rare. I’m not stressed about it as well considerably due to the fact his timetable allows for it and he ends up heading to mattress earlier, which is fantastic for us dad and mom. He’ll do everywhere from 30-60 mins, 2 times a day. 


If you adhere to me on Tales, you noticed me point out Cam going on a nursing strike. Male, that was an emotional roller coaster. I believe it lasted 3 days. He would nurse great in the early morning and then boycott it for the relaxation of the feedings. I was pressured and designed confident to pump to support with my offer (which was such an inconvenience, in particular when you haven’t carried out it since the early times). I nonetheless really don’t know what the induce was, but a couple factors popped out to me. He may have been less than the climate (despite the fact that it wasn’t anything at all significant), he could have been likely by way of a leap and was extra interested in solids, my breast milk flavor could have altered considering that I was ovulating and then finally obtained my period of time for the very first time since acquiring pregnant.  I appeared this up and it’s really a great deal a detail. In circumstance any other mamas are reading through this and probably heading by way of something very similar, hold in there. Baby is aware what he/she is doing and will enable you know how to go forward. We are however nursing 4x day, but feedings are a large amount shorter following his nursing strike. He’s also consuming a ton much more solids, which is what he prefers, so we’re managing with it.   

Awake Time

We’re performing a established time of 9am for his to start with nap and then doing 3.5-3.75 of awake time before his 2nd nap. Then he’ll go to mattress concerning 6-6:30pm. The male is all over the place these days. We basically experienced to get him a playpen, so we have a safe and sound house for him if only one particular parent is dwelling, we’re cooking, or if we have to have to use the restroom. He did not really like it at 1st, but he’s receiving utilised to it daily. He’ll whine, but then we’ll refocus his interest on something else to invest in much more time. We’re receiving lengthier stretches each day. We did not go by a significant crawling stage with Harper, so this is all new to us. He legit is in all places and the second you choose your eyes off him, he’s obtaining into a thing else or striving to stand and wander on his have, lol.


Cam experienced a couple tough evenings slipping asleep when he was heading through his 10 thirty day period sleep regression, but we’re back again on observe. It will take him about 10 minutes to drop asleep and then he’ll snooze by means of the night time until eventually about 6am. We just lately switched his rest sack from this a single to the Dreamland weighted snooze sack. I was hoping it would help him nap more time, but I don’t consider we have witnessed a ton of improve. It is heat sufficient for winter season, so that was one more purpose we switched. 

Eczema Update

Cam recently had some eczema flare ups. I imagine it has to do with the temperature adjust – we went from 80 degrees to 40 overnight. He’s also been feeding on distinct food items, so perhaps that’s contributing to this breakout. We are continue to applying our 3 section concoction from Dr. Aron (a lot more on that in this article). We haven’t stopped it absolutely due to the fact Cam carries on to get eczema suitable below his ears on his experience. We do not normally use it any place else unless he has a flare up. Extensive time period we could see a naturopath and get him tested for food allergic reactions to see if we can get to the root cause. 

Favorites at 11 Months

Playpen – Tried my greatest to obtain some thing minimal. It is massive, but they do have lesser kinds. We’re working with a foam perform mat underneath. Has a minor doorway. Cam is little by little acquiring utilized to it and it helps that Harper enjoys remaining in there, lol.

Mary Ruth’s Infant Vitamin D Drops – Been using this considering that Cam was an toddler and continue to keep forgetting to share. Flavorless and I just set it in his food items.

Jenni Kayne Slippers – Expensive, but Cam wears these day to day. Straightforward to get on and off and straightforward for him to walk in.

Dreamland Snooze Sack – We just switched over to this. Really like that it’s for winter season and the extra pounds is super cozy.

11 Thirty day period Plan

6:30am – wakes and performs in crib
7:00am – grab him, improve his apparel/diaper, and nurse
7:30am – awake time
8:00am – solids
9:00am – Nap 1

10:00am – wake and nurse
10:15am – participate in/awake time
12:00pm  – solids/lunch
1:30pm – Nap 2

2:15pm – wake and nurse
2:45pm – enjoy/awake time
4:00pm – solids/evening meal
5:30pm – nurse
6:00pm – bedtime