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Mar
14

Potty training has officially begun!

Potty training has officially begun! Lila pooped in her little potty for the first time today! happy dance Lila has known for a long time now that “potty” means to sit on her little potty. Recently, I’ve been having her sit on her potty without a diaper on a couple times a day. Normally it doesn’t last longer than a minute. She does, however, always ask for toilet paper so that she can “wipe”! Today,...
Sep
16

Bye bye breastfeeding

Bye bye breastfeeding Well. It’s official. Lila is no longer breastfeeding. Yesterday was the first time she went an entire day without nursing. Lila’s such a little busybody that I’m convinced that she thinks nursing interferes too much with her “plans”. With a sippy cup, she can take drinks in between doing other things. I know I’ve already said this, but I am so glad that I made the...
Sep
6

A year of breastfeeding

A year of breastfeeding I did it! I met my goal to breastfeed Lila for at least one year! Despite our rough start, breastfeeding this past year has gone wonderfully and I am so glad that I stuck with it. Except for the first week when we had to supplement with formula to get Lila up to her birth weight, Lila was exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months – and I mean breastfed. No bottles. On her 6 month birthday, we...
Sep
5

Lila’s 12 month check-up

Lila’s 12 month check-up Lila had her 12 month check up last week and it went quite well! First, let’s jump into her stats: Weight: 18 pounds – 10th percentile Height: 28.25 inches – 15th percentile Head Circumference: 17.75 inches – 50th percentile Yay!! Lila stayed in the 10th percentile for weight! She has gone down every single time we visit the doctor, but this time she stayed in the exact same...
May
25

Lila’s 9 month check-up

Lila’s 9 month check-up Lila had her 9 month check-up yesterday. She’s dropped even lower in the percentiles. Here’s her stats: Weight: 15 pounds, 10 ounces – 10th percentile Height: 26.75 inches – 20th percentile Head Circumference: 17.5 inces – 65th percentile Even though Lila has dropped down to the 10th percentile (from 25th) for weight, the doctor said he isn’t concerned. She is a...
Mar
18

Falling asleep on her own

Falling asleep on her own It all started a couple weeks ago. I got up and fed Lila before heading to work. When I left, Dave joined Lila on the floor of her room and they both fell asleep on the floor. We expected this to be a random fluke, but the next day, I left Lila in her crib (awake) when I went to work. When I came home, Dave told me that she fell back asleep in her crib and had just woken back up. This has been happening...
Feb
27

Lila Pic of the Day #57

Lila Pic of the Day #57 Lila had her first solid food yesterday! Banana! It was a lot of fun and she loved it. Dave fed her while I took pictures and my mom took video. I couldn’t believe how much of it she ate. It was half a banana mixed with breast milk and she almost ate it all! We’ll be continuing to feed her banana for the next couple days before trying out a veggie If you haven’t already, check out...
Feb
26

Lila’s first solid food – banana! (video)

Lila’s first solid food – banana! (video) In celebration of Lila’s 6 month birthday, she had her first bite of solid food, today! We decided to go with banana… she loved it! Here’s a couple pics as well. More pics to come with the “Lila Pic of the Day” ...
Feb
26

Lila’s 6mo appointment

Lila’s 6mo appointment Can you believe that Lila is 6 months old today?! Crazy. Well, let’s go ahead and jump right into her new stats. Weight: 14 pounds, 10 ounces – 25th percentile Height: 25.75 inches – 50th percentile Head Circumference: 16 ⅞ ; inches – 70th percentile You may not remember, but she was in the 40th percentile for weight at her 4 month appointment. So she dropped 15% –...
Jan
29

Lila’s first night in her crib

Lila’s first night in her crib Last night was Lila’s first night sleeping in her crib. Until now, she’s been in our room. Quick history on her sleep routine. When she was first born, Lila was strictly in bed with us. Then for the last couple months, we’ve had her start the night in the co-sleeper bassinet that is right up against my side of the bed, and when she wakes up, I bring her to bed so I can nurse her back...

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