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Monthly Archive for March, 2015

Ava Updates

Ava got sick last Sunday.  It has ruined her sleep, and subsequently mine.  Tuesday was the worst because she wouldn’t fall asleep for two hours.  I tried rocking her, but she would cry and cry.  She finally fell asleep while I held her in a recliner.  We fell asleep together and I woke up at […]

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Developing Ava’s Love of Food

Ava reached a stage a few weeks ago where she didn’t want me to keep spoon feeding her.  She wanted to eat foods herself.  We’ve since reached a compromise where I give her food to feed herself and she lets me spoon feed her in between bites.  She enjoys feeding herself with blueberries, grapes, string […]

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Baby Nursery

Ava’s nanny has been on vacation for the last three weeks.  Jon’s mother has been taking care of Ava in the interim.  I can’t even express how amazing she is for being here. For the first week that Jon’s mom was here, Jon and I had to study for the bar, which took all our […]

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Ava is 10 Months Old

My baby!  She’s barely a baby anymore.  She’s also really good at posing for the camera.  When I start taking pictures she smiles and poses.   Independence/Motor Skills Ava crawls!  She moves backwards and forwards. You can get Ava to crawl by placing Teddy Roosevelt or one of Teddy’s toys in front of her.  She […]

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Nursing

When Ava was first born, the hospital staff took her away to clean her up and check on her.  Once that was completed, they gave Ava to me to nurse.  She latched immediately. I was so happy at how easily she nursed and drank colustrum. It took almost a week for my milk to come […]

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How to Make Baby Food Purees

Note: I’m going to keep updating this list as I prepare new foods so that it’s a comprehensive guide for the world and for me!   I’ve done a lot of experimenting with baby food purees.  My first goal was to introduce Ava to a variety of vegetables.  My next goal was to start introducing […]

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Ava Crawls

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I blogged.  I took the Utah bar this week and I made a big push in the last couple weeks to study.  There’s not enough time in the day to work, study, and take care of a baby.  I think I passed the test, but keep your […]

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