September 27, 2023

Coun Cilex

Beauty What Else



We’re formally 1 thirty day period out from Cam turning 1. I are not able to consider it. 11 months with the sweetest very little soul. It’s been anything and much more. As a new-ish mom of 2 at times 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 day-to-day grind, you can absolutely fail to remember that this is your life. 

New at 11 Months

As soon as 10 months hit, anything accelerated. He’s climbing up the stairs (climbing anything I must say), babbling more, pulling up on every thing and anything, strolling with us keeping just one of his palms, and he’s even taken up to 6 actions by yourself. I can see him going for walks for his birthday. I consider we were being in the thick of a 10 month snooze regression and just major leaps due to the fact he was a crabfest for a fantastic 3 months. He woke up 1 day as the happiest, silliest boy and we had been like, “there’s our pleased boy.” Now that I feel about it, I recall Harper heading by something very similar at the exact same age. Cam’s also feeding on anything at all and all the things. His appetite has developed tremendously. We did not working experience this with Harper, so it’s all really new to us. Not going to lie, we’re loving it, lol. 


Naps are acquiring much better, but nonetheless not fantastic. He truly took a 75 moment nap yesterday, but which is scarce. I’m not stressed about it much too much given that his routine lets for it and he ends up going to mattress before, which is wonderful for us dad and mom. He’ll do anyplace from 30-60 minutes, 2 times a working day. 


If you abide by me on Tales, you noticed me mention Cam likely on a nursing strike. Guy, that was an psychological roller coaster. I imagine it lasted 3 times. He would nurse fine in the early morning and then boycott it for the relaxation of the feedings. I was pressured and designed guaranteed to pump to enable with my offer (which was this kind of an inconvenience, specially when you haven’t done it because the early times). I continue to never know what the cause was, but a couple issues popped out to me. He may well have been below the weather (while it wasn’t anything at all serious), he could have been heading through a leap and was extra intrigued in solids, my breast milk taste could have modified given that I was ovulating and then ultimately received my period of time for the to start with time due to the fact acquiring expecting.  I looked this up and it’s pretty a great deal a factor. In circumstance any other mamas are reading through this and probably going by means of one thing comparable, hold in there. Little one is familiar with what he/she is doing and will allow you know how to go ahead. We are nevertheless nursing 4x working day, but feedings are a ton shorter following his nursing strike. He’s also ingesting a large amount more solids, which is what he prefers, so we’re working with it.   

Awake Time

We’re carrying out a set time of 9am for his initial nap and then doing 3.5-3.75 of awake time in advance of his 2nd nap. Then he’ll go to bed amongst 6-6:30pm. The male is all in excess of the position these times. We in fact experienced to get him a playpen, so we have a protected place for him if only a single mum or dad is household, we’re cooking, or if we will need to use the restroom. He did not love it at very first, but he’s finding used to it each day. He’ll whine, but then we’ll refocus his attention on a thing else to invest in much more time. We’re acquiring longer stretches daily. We did not go by a huge crawling period with Harper, so this is all new to us. He legit is all over the place and the second you choose your eyes off him, he’s acquiring into a little something else or trying to stand and stroll on his personal, lol.


Cam had a several tough nights falling asleep when he was heading by way of his 10 thirty day period slumber regression, but we’re back again on track. It requires him about 10 minutes to fall asleep and then he’ll rest through the night right until about 6am. We not too long ago switched his snooze sack from this a person to the Dreamland weighted rest sack. I was hoping it would assist him nap more time, but I don’t feel we’ve observed a ton of improve. It is heat more than enough for winter, so that was another reason we switched. 

Eczema Update

Cam a short while ago experienced some eczema flare ups. I assume it has to do with the temperature improve – we went from 80 degrees to 40 right away. He’s also been consuming unique food items, so it’s possible that’s contributing to this breakout. We are nevertheless making use of our 3 section concoction from Dr. Aron (extra on that here). We haven’t stopped it entirely simply because Cam carries on to get eczema correct beneath his ears on his experience. We really don’t typically use it anyplace else unless of course he has a flare up. Long expression we could see a naturopath and get him tested for food stuff allergic reactions to see if we can get to the root induce. 

Favorites at 11 Months

Playpen – Experimented with my ideal to discover something minimal. It’s significant, but they do have more compact ones. We’re making use of a foam participate in mat beneath. Has a minimal door. Cam is bit by bit obtaining employed to it and it allows that Harper loves getting in there, lol.

Mary Ruth’s Toddler Vitamin D Drops – Been utilizing this since Cam was an toddler and hold forgetting to share. Flavorless and I just set it in his foods.

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

Dreamland Snooze Sack – We just switched over to this. Enjoy that it is for wintertime and the additional bodyweight is super cozy.

11 Thirty day period Timetable

6:30am – wakes and plays in crib
7:00am – seize him, transform his clothing/diaper, and nurse
7:30am – awake time
8:00am – solids
9:00am – Nap 1

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

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