Logan, UT

Loving wife, mother, and dog mom. Born and raised in and around Boise, ID. Dedicated Latter-Day Saint.

Crib training troubles

What is the best way you have found to crib train your babies? I have a 6 month old who is having a hard time. He was recently very sick (RSV) so we did a lot of co sleeping. Now that he is back to his normal self, is like to start trying to get him to sleep in his own room. He doesn’t sleep very well now unless he’s in my bed or my arms since he got sick last month. Before then, he slept fairl... More

Christmas gift with strings attached

My husbands grandfather gives his grandchildren $100 every year for Christmas. Since marrying his grandson, I have been included in that. This year, he asked everyone to tell him what we spend it on. I asked my husband why and the reason he gave me was “He likes feeling useful.” I’m a little grumpy about this ‘gift’. It feels like he gave money to all his grandkids so that HE could feel good. ... More

Teething troubles

My 5 month old is teething and yes, he is VERY fussy. Is it normal for him to not eat as much as normal while he is teething? The last couple days, he’s been pretty miserable and he used to eat 4 or 5 ounces every time I fed him. But lately, the most he will eat in a feeding is 4. Is this ok or should I be worried? It’s only been two days.

Just curious...

How long does your milk take to stop producing once you quit breast feeding and pumping?? I had a kidney infection a month ago and since then, I’m not producing enough to feed him (and couldn’t get it back up), so we have switched to formula. But my milk WILL NOT STOP!! I just don’t know how long it’s supposed to take. I’m not leaking or anything, but I feel full and and don’t want to go back t... More

He’s fighting sleep

Help!! My 5 month old is is fighting sleep HARD. Sometimes it takes up to an 1 1/2 hours just to put him down for a nap that he desperately needs. Any tips?? Anyone else have this problem?

Is it ok that my 4 month old is so interested in the TV?

It doesn’t seem to matter what we are watching, he will sit there enraptured by it for 20-30 minutes. At first it was cute, but now I’m a little concerned... should I be?

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