Baby Archives

Eight Months Old (Peter’s Monthly Photo)

8 months old

Seven Months Old (Peter’s Monthly Photo)

7 months old

Car seat toxicity rankings (and our new car seat)

Sunshine Kids Radian 65 Convertible Car Seat

Peter recently outgrew his infant car seat that we got secondhand and I spent a while researching our options for a “convertible” seat (works for rear-facing infants and forward-facing children usually up to 65 or 70 pounds). It’s very important for babies to remain rear-facing at least up to 12 months old so we needed […]

Can you pick Peter’s 7 month photo?


…cause I can’t decide. I’ve sat on it for a week now and I’m no closer to a decision.

Six Months Old (EC update)

Peter in a long sleeve shirt and long socks

Ins and outs Since the previous month, I had been suspicious about some changes in Peter’s stools (but had been told not to worry, and that it was just because of excess saliva from teething). When he got worse the only change I could think of was that he was often nursing in shorter bursts. […]

Five Months Old (EC update)

Peter wearing a perfold belt and laying on a wool puddle pad

EC at night (with a little background) When I was pregnant, I planned to use a crib because I didn’t even realize there was another option. We bought a mini crib second hand and an organic co-sleeper mattress to fit it (odd that I didn’t even think about what the name meant at the time!). […]

Four Months Old (EC update)

Peter was almost 3 months old when I last wrote about how we’re doing with EC. Since it’s been another 3 months, I thought it was time for an update. I’m feeling kind of long winded, so here’s the 3 to 4 months old update.

Six Months Old (Peter’s Monthly Photo)

6 months old

Gap baby clothes don’t have flame resistant chemicals

GAP pajamas

I went to baby Gap the other day and bought this sleep gown. We were handed down a bunch of newborn and 3 month size gowns and loved them because they make nighttime¬†pottying (or diaper changing) simple. They’re not easy to find in sizes above 6 months, so I was really excited when I saw […]

Five Months Old (Peter’s Monthly Photo)

5 months old