• Why We Sleep Clock

    The sleep clock entered our lives a month or so after our foster kids came bursting through the door like the whirl-wind you might imagine (and a whole lot more I promise you couldn’t dream up — because we didn’t/hadn’t/couldn’t — which is probably the reason the chaos hit us so hard. Emotionally and Physically). Among the lengthy list of “stuff” (i.e. behaviors) we had to navigate with these two little ones were sleep issues. MAJOR SLEEP ISSUES. Issues that differed between the two. For one (9 months old) it was a matter of waking in the night and then holding us hostage the remainder of the night because he…

  • Movement Monday: Strollers & Warm Weather Strollin’ Tips

    When I added a stroller to my baby gift registry, I focused on a double stroller. I figured that with three kids in the mix, and the need to keep situations contained from time to time, the double would come in handy. In fact, when we first got our foster kiddos, if it weren’t for a VERY well loved before us double stroller (seriously, it was near needing a trip to the dumpster), I’m not sure I could have managed. I attempted ONE doctor appt with a single stroller in the first week of their arrival – which meant one was contained and the other trusted to be chill. The…