Hack My Baby: The Naptime Battles

Hack My Baby: The Naptime Battles

We started Katy on a loose daily routine a few days ago. Or as I’ve subtitled it: the “Hack My Baby” experiment. I was originally dead against the idea of scheduling Katy for one simple reason. If she gets used…

Parenthood, Weeks 10-11

Parenthood, Weeks 10-11

Among my favourite pieces of useful parenting advice is this gem, shared by a few different friends: “Each time you think you’ve figured out a pattern, it’s going to change almost immediately.” I thought we were so close to getting…

The New Place: Katy’s Room

The New Place: Katy’s Room

This is the room I’m most pleased with right now. Not only is everything put away in its place, its main occupant just looks so cute and happy whenever she’s in it. It was a little girl’s room before and…

Crafting While Katy Sleeps, Part 1

Crafting While Katy Sleeps, Part 1

I bought these wooden block letters from Typo a few weeks ago, and told myself I’d find time to do something fun with them after we’d finished moving and unpacking. That opportunity came up a couple of nights ago… I…

Counting My Blessings

Counting My Blessings

After a morning of fighting with product warranties, proofs of purchase and dingbat customer service staff, I have decided to stop feeling frustrated and start being grateful instead. – For my daughter, who is amazingly cute even when she’s throwing…

Parenthood, Week 8

Parenthood, Week 8

Of all the milestones Katy will achieve in her life, I never expected her first cold to happen quite so soon. Cue the self-recrimination: did I keep her warm enough, did we take her out and about too often, should…