Sunday, May 30, 2010

Latest Discovery!!!

I ran into a friend who works at Wegmans while I was running a quick errand the other day... I happened to mention that Dominic had been a cranky baby this week due to teeth poking through.  She has a younger baby but had been recommended these teething tablets from somebody else she knew (really, talking to people and finding out their remedies is the best!).  We purchased some of these said "teething tablets,"  and the results thus far are quite satisfactory.  They're homeopathic, which makes me happier, and they work, which makes Dominic happier, so I'd say it's a win-win situation.

To find out more directly from the source, check out:
http://www.hylands.com/products/teething.php

As the boy grows, I'm interested in checking out other remedies that they carry and will update accordingly.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

hot hot hot. period.

Yack- this weather is already killing me.  I am not looking forward to the actual summertime.  The ONLY good thing about this weather is the speed at which it dries my wet laundry.  Speaking of laundry, this conversation on a friend's facebook status this morning encouraged me in the fact that I'm not the only one who takes forever for laundry to get from dirty pile to washing machine to drying rack to basket to folded to finally away...


Oh also, have you noticed how good I am getting about actually posting on a regular basis... (watch, I'll put this up, and then the surge of posts shall disappear).  I think the shorter blobs of info seem to be easier to write on a regular basis.  We'll see how long this lasts.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

First bites.


April 24th (I think?)... first bites of rice cereal.
We've now added oatmeal + peas to the diet.  Today I finally purchased a food processor though, and we have many an ice tray, so hopefully tomorrow- let the baby food making begin!

teethers.

One of our favorite toys at present: RazBaby Teether  Well, perhaps, it's mama's favorite as it gives my fingers a rest from rubbing sore gums.  Though really- look at it; you can't say it doesn't look awesome:

Other soothers presently working- ice cubes hidden in kitchen towels + a Nuby ring with rubber "beads."  Oh teething, you are not fun like you promised to be...


Monday, May 24, 2010

Giveaway over at Nicki's Diapers Blog!

Check out this Giveaway (open til the 26th) for a Moby wrap at Nicki's Diapers.  More reasons on why this is our favorite carrier later...

ob - la - di ob - la - da




This has been stuck in my head the majority of the day...


Not complaining though. =)


It is toasty toasty here in Rochester... only a few weeks back we had a random showing of snow. Apparently the weather wants to keep surprising us this year. Dominic, poor little guy, is not such a fan of the heat. Rashes, crankiness, the works. We have purchased a mini wading pool, but his sitting up is not quite up to par.


BUT he does sit up very well most of the time. He also is working on Tooth #1. My guess is it shall hatch within the week. I sure could use a break from the cranky side he is showing these days. And the "I-want-to-nurse-constantly" nights.


He's growing up to be quite the little man though with many of his own opinions. We have added peas to his diet along with the oatmeal + rice cereal. He ate them fine the first time, but since then, he spits them out the first time. We scoop them off his chin and re-insert, and usually he takes them that time... maybe it tastes better regurgitated?


Anyhoo, time to make some dinner. More later.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Vote for Dom!


Vote for Dom- we need 25+ more votes to win in the Luvaboos Big Bellies and Messy Faces contest. =)


First, go to: http://www.facebook.com/pages/luvaboos-Cloth-Diapering-Made-Simple-More/70705206733
and BECOME A FAN/LIKE their page (you can un-like post May 22 if you want).

Second, go to: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3897087&id=70705206733
and 'LIKE' Dom's photo.

Thanks!

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