June 24, 2024


Too Orangey For Fashion



We’re formally 1 month out from Cam turning 1. I are unable to feel it. 11 months with the sweetest small soul. It’s been anything and much more. As a new-ish mother of 2 in some cases I have to remind myself that I’m a mom of 2 and that I have a son now. When you are in the thick of it, the working day-to-working day grind, you can absolutely overlook that this is your lifestyle. 

New at 11 Months

At the time 10 months strike, every thing accelerated. He’s climbing up the stairs (climbing all the things I ought to say), babbling far more, pulling up on anything and just about anything, walking with us keeping just just one of his hands, and he’s even taken up to 6 methods by itself. I can see him going for walks for his birthday. I imagine we ended up in the thick of a 10 month snooze regression and just major leaps because he was a crabfest for a fantastic 3 months. He woke up a person day as the happiest, silliest boy and we were like, “there’s our delighted boy.” Now that I think about it, I try to remember Harper heading as a result of some thing identical at the exact age. Cam’s also taking in something and every thing. His urge for food has grown tremendously. We did not knowledge this with Harper, so it is all very new to us. Not going to lie, we’re loving it, lol. 


Naps are obtaining superior, but nevertheless not terrific. He really took a 75 minute nap yesterday, but that’s rare. I’m not stressed about it as well a lot considering that his schedule enables for it and he finishes up likely to mattress earlier, which is great for us dad and mom. He’ll do any place from 30-60 mins, twice a working day. 


If you abide by me on Tales, you observed me mention Cam likely on a nursing strike. Guy, that was an psychological roller coaster. I feel it lasted 3 times. He would nurse wonderful in the early morning and then boycott it for the relaxation of the feedings. I was stressed and built confident to pump to enable with my supply (which was these an inconvenience, in particular when you haven’t accomplished it due to the fact the early times). I however really do not know what the trigger was, but a pair issues popped out to me. He could have been below the climate (even though it was not anything at all severe), he could have been likely by means of a leap and was far more fascinated in solids, my breast milk style could have changed considering that I was ovulating and then inevitably received my time period for the 1st time considering the fact that having expecting.  I looked this up and it’s extremely a great deal a issue. In situation any other mamas are studying this and maybe heading via a thing very similar, hold in there. Toddler is aware what he/she is carrying out and will let you know how to go forward. We are however nursing 4x working day, but feedings are a good deal shorter soon after his nursing strike. He’s also feeding on a large amount more solids, which is what he prefers, so we’re managing with it.   

Awake Time

We’re carrying out a set time of 9am for his to start with nap and then accomplishing 3.5-3.75 of awake time just before his 2nd nap. Then he’ll go to mattress in between 6-6:30pm. The gentleman is all above the area these days. We essentially had to get him a playpen, so we have a risk-free room for him if only a person parent is property, we’re cooking, or if we will need to use the restroom. He didn’t really like it at initially, but he’s having used to it day to day. He’ll whine, but then we’ll refocus his interest on a little something else to acquire more time. We’re acquiring lengthier stretches every day. We did not go by a huge crawling section with Harper, so this is all new to us. He legit is everywhere you go and the second you acquire your eyes off him, he’s finding into a little something else or striving to stand and stroll on his individual, lol.


Cam experienced a couple of tough evenings falling asleep even though he was likely via his 10 month slumber regression, but we’re again on keep track of. It takes him about 10 minutes to fall asleep and then he’ll sleep through the night time till about 6am. We recently switched his rest sack from this 1 to the Dreamland weighted slumber sack. I was hoping it would enable him nap for a longer period, but I don’t imagine we have observed a ton of change. It is heat enough for wintertime, so that was another purpose we switched. 

Eczema Update

Cam lately experienced some eczema flare ups. I consider it has to do with the temperature change – we went from 80 degrees to 40 overnight. He’s also been taking in diverse food items, so it’s possible that is contributing to this breakout. We are even now working with our 3 section concoction from Dr. Aron (a lot more on that right here). We haven’t stopped it wholly simply because Cam carries on to get eczema appropriate beneath his ears on his deal with. We do not normally use it everywhere else except he has a flare up. Long expression we could see a naturopath and get him analyzed for food stuff allergy symptoms to see if we can get to the root induce. 

Favorites at 11 Months

Playpen – Attempted my very best to discover a thing minimal. It is significant, but they do have more compact kinds. We’re employing a foam play mat underneath. Has a minor door. Cam is bit by bit finding employed to it and it will help that Harper loves remaining in there, lol.

Mary Ruth’s Infant Vitamin D Drops – Been applying this considering that Cam was an toddler and retain forgetting to share. Flavorless and I just put it in his food.

Jenni Kayne Slippers – Pricey, but Cam wears these each day. Uncomplicated to get on and off and quick for him to wander in.

Dreamland Sleep Sack – We just switched around to this. Love that it’s for wintertime and the excess body weight is super cozy.

11 Month Agenda

6:30am – wakes and plays in crib
7:00am – seize him, improve his outfits/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 – engage in/awake time
4:00pm – solids/supper
5:30pm – nurse
6:00pm – bedtime