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Million Dollar Playground Experience

We visited the newly renovated $1.2 Million playground in our area. It’s amazing what a million dollars will get you!


Ferber / Extinction Method: Week 1 Update

My toddler is sleeping through the night! At least 10 hours straight, for a whole week now, and it’s been amazing but it was rough getting here.

You recall how Night 1 of the Ferber / Extinction Cry It Out method went, right?! That was nothing compared to what followed:

Night 1: Took 1 hour of crying to fall asleep and was falling asleep standing up so Dad had to lay him down. Cried himself to sleep. Slept 8 hours straight.

Night 2: Fell asleep within 10 minutes, holding my hand after first check. Slept 5 hours then a major thunderstorm came and woke him up at 1am and I brought him back into our bed. HUGE MISTAKE. But he slept for 6 more hours. Read More →

First Time at the Movies with a Toddler

At 14 months old, I took my toddler to the movies for the first time ever. I was worried and excited at the same time; much like his first time at the pool. I was worried because I didn’t know if he would sit still for 1.5 hours in a dark room, but more so excited for him to see the big screen!

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Night 1 of CIO Sleep Training

The time has come… Our son is 14 months old and Dad says its about time for him to sleep through the night, in his crib, and fall asleep on his own. Prior to today, our son has been waking up in the middle of the night and screaming, nursing 2-3 times a night, has only slept through the night a handful of times, and I bring him into our bed so I can get more sleep.
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