During his seventh month, Tristan gained so many new skills: *he is talking by using more vocals than before; *he started coming on his fours, hands and feet, like in yoga cat-cow position and crawling; *he made his way from belly-time to sitting position without any help from us. Here’s a short video of some moments:
Oh boy, sleeping 3 hours in a row is a dream… 😴 I have had that opportunity two times since the beginning of November 🤦♀️ Not speaking about sleeping through the night as the last time was perhaps in the end of June… Lately we have had nights where Tristan hasn’t sleep even 1 hour in a row. Don’t know whether his teeth might be hurting his gums. 🤷♀️
Sleep patterns is a word combination that describes our fourth month the most. Our huge purpose was to get Tristan sleep in his bed and for that I started putting him sleep in his bed during daytime as well. Eventually he managed to sleep 1,5-2 hours in his bed during daytime, but that lasted for only a half week or so. Continue reading “Our fourth month with Tristan”
It is true – some things get better in time! Our third month with Tristan has been the greatest so far. We are still struggling to teach him falling asleep in his bed and I know that there are tough times waiting us ahead, but right now I am totally enjoying everything.
The day that our precious little Leo boy was born.
First I would mention that our due date was settled for 19th August, but I was expected to carry the child for a little longer as the midwife told. But well well well, on 18th August when me and my partner were about to set outselves to bedtime at 11pm, I started noticing regular contractions. Continue reading “How Tristan arrived in this World…”
At the moment I am all about getting ready to give birth and raise a child. Yet, I believe that the foundation of happy and functioning family life is that neither parent should not forget their needs and wishes as well. Ofcourse first months are more critical, but time makes its corrections and every family creates its own rhythm and method.
In her book “The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers” Meg Meeker, M.D. has made a list of what we should not forget while raising a child in purpose of happily balanced life. The short summary would be: Continue reading “Happy Mothers and Social Kids”