Potty Training Readiness

I never knew what that meant before, this whole concept of potty training readiness. And it was largely the reason why I dreaded PT in general. It was all so murky. WHEN are they ready? HOW can I tell? We potty trained Ollie at 2 years 1 month. And while the 3 day method didn’t …

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Ascher is 15 months

Stats Height: 31 inches (70 percentile) Weight: 25 lbs (85 percentile) Head: 49 cm (95 percentile) New abilities: Stairs! He has finally figured out how to climb down stairs. Going up wasn’t an issue. But this guy. He seriously has balls of steel. He fell face forward, head first when he somehow (ahem MIL was missing …

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Ascher is 14 months

Sleep: One nap (1-2 hours) at around noon. He wakes at 7:30am (loving this daylight savings) and is in bed by 7:30pm. Teeth: two new teeth! 4 top, 2 4 bottom Likes: Scratching Ollie – he has this bad habit of hitting/scratching Ollie. I’m not sure what to do about it. Ollie has been very understanding and just …

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Ascher is 13 months

Sleep: One nap (1-2 hours) at around noon. He wakes at 7:30am (loving this daylight savings) and is in bed by 7:30pm. He is finally doing 12 hours of sleep, instead of the 11 before. Teeth: 4 top, 2 bottom Likes: Eating most everything, in particular blueberries. Grabbing his shoes to tell you he wants to …

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Ascher is Walking!

So I lost my bet that he’d be walking before his first birthday. But he was close. 12 months 2 weeks and he’s finally walking on his own. It’s funny seeing the steps of growing independence, from not wanting to walk at all to walking while holding both hands to only holding with one hand to taking …

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No more boobies 

Today is D-day, as in Don’t touch my boobs Day, as in we are officially in weaning territory.  And as with much of everything that defines these two brothers, Ascher was really not happy when he realized he wasn’t getting the boob in the morning. Meanwhile, Ollie couldn’t care less when I cut him off.  …

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Lazy walker

So I’ve tried to “encourage” Ascher to walk, by getting him to stand and then letting go and scooting away to get him to walk towards me. But this guy, he knows what he likes. And when he’s not interested, there’s no pushing. So when I try to help him, he just drops to the …

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Ascher is 11 months

My sweet sweet love bug! Schedule: Two 45 mins – 1 hour naps (9am and 2pm). He wakes at 6am (so painful) and is in bed by 7pm (wine o clock). Teeth: 2 top, 2 bottom (no change) Likes: Clapping, Running in his walker, Reading books, Sleeping with his lovey, Food.

02.20.16 Push to walk

It took Ascher one week to go from pulling to stand to cruising on the sofa and tables and now to pushing walk toys. It’s exciting because he’s that much closer to being a real person and play buddy to Ollie. But every time I realize how fast he’s growing, I realize how fast time …

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