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Good Night Baby, Good Morning Toddler


On the eve of his first birthday, we snapped a photo as Zachary drifted to sleep, the last time as a baby: Then, we greeted him in the morning as a 1 year old, a toddler!  

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 [...]

Zachary’s Typical Day – 9 Months Old to 10.5 Months Old

In prior posts, I wrote up Zachary’s typical day, from newborn to 5 months and from 5 months to 9 months.  Right after turning 9 months old, he decided to eat a lot more solids and therefore lower the amount of volume of bottles and stretch out the time between them.  This now puts him [...]

Zachary’s Typical Day – 5 Months to 9 Months Old

We have provided Zachary’s typical day from newborn to 5 months in a prior post.  As he has grown, Zachary has increased his consumption, leading to the longer periods between feedings.  Starting at 5 months, he also started eating some baby oatmeal and a little baby food. Bottle at 7 am, followed by play time then [...]

Adjusting Baby to Time Zone Differences While Traveling


Going from our home to England was a 7 hour time jump, then to the rest of western Europe was another 1 hour jump, for a total of an 8 hour time difference. How do you adjust baby’s schedule? Here is what we (or rather, Zachary) did … We kept Zachary on his home time [...]