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Transition from Bottles of Formula to Cups of Milk

I drafted this post back on September 5 when Zachary was 13 months old but forgot to actually publish it until now….   Of all the transitions we have been through with Zachary, I was most concerned/confused/unsure (pick one!) about the transition from bottles of formula to cups of milk.  I think that’s because this [...]

Zachary’s Typical Day – 10.5 Months Old to 1 Year Old

I have written about transitioning Zachary to table foods, and this transition has elicited his final schedule change as a baby, as he aligns himself with a more typical toddler schedule (3 meals plus 2 snacks): Wakes at 6:30 AM, has 8 oz bottle at 6:45 AM Play time from 7 AM to 8:30 AM [...]

Travel Baby Gear: Must-Have Stuff to Travel with Your Baby


In our travels with Zachary, we have uncovered the following must-have items to make travel with a baby easier and more convenient.  Where possible, we have linked you to the direct posting online to view/purchase the item.  There are also a few photos down below…   Pacifier tether for toys This allows you to clip [...]

Baby Gear Review: The Stuff I Wouldn’t Want to Live Without

Little babies comes with loads of stuff. Some stuff I like, some I don’t, and some I absolutely love.  This is a list of those “love” items – the things that I can’t imagine not having because they have become so indispensable, or are so practical, or whatever! … (Note, I received no compensation or [...]

Why Bottles Were Best for Zachary – My Personal Breastfeeding Journey

Like many (most?) expectant moms, I was bound and determined to nurse Zachary for the first several months, hopefully through the first year.  I researched, talked to friends who breastfed successfully, bought all the right accessories (nursing attire, pump, cover-up, heat compresses, etc.).  I thought I was fully prepared. In the hospital, Zachary latched a [...]