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The best trick for coping with jet lag

Last year, we dealt with some pretty horrendous jet lag when we came to the U.S. In fact, Heidi never really got over it, and it was the start of a year of VERY LITTLE SLEEP. This year, I had … Continue reading

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Raising world-travelers: coping with baby jet lag

Jet lag with children is always difficult, but I learned that it’s even MORE challenging with two!  Upon our recent return from the US, both kids were up half the night during the adjustment phase – but not the same … Continue reading

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Hello weekend!

Happy Friday, everyone! We are heading up to Laikipia for the weekend with lots of friends. I’ll tell you more about it next week when we’re back! Here are a couple of cool things we picked up this week…

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What worked for us: the double swaddle!

A while back, I posted about how Heidi is addicted to her swaddle, but is now big enough to break out of it and wake herself at night. I am SO glad I posted it, because I got tons of … Continue reading

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Help, my baby is addicted to her swaddle!

Shortly after Heidi was born, we discovered that the only way to get her in her crib asleep was to swaddle her. So we got ourselves a whole bunch of different swaddle blankets, and enjoyed the next three months of … Continue reading

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Tiny prints: Matbronze

A couple of weeks ago, my good friend Lindsay and I took our babies to the Matbronze Gallery in Karen to have bronze impressions made of their tiny little hand and foot prints.

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Claire’s incentive chart

Before Heidi was born, we were really concerned about Claire’s reaction. Would she resent the arrival of a new baby? Would she be confused, angry, envious?

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Babywearing yoga: working out and bonding with baby

Tuesday we had our first babywearing yoga session with Sheila at Ayatana Yoga Lounge. My good friend Natasha Sweeney (who made Claire’s Little Film!) came along to take these beautiful photos. We had so much fun!

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And the winner is…

Okay, we don’t actually have a clear winner for Baby Mgeni #2’s new blog-pseudonym. The poll resulted in a tie (!) between Ladybug and Sugarplum.

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Baby Mgeni #2 needs a name!

While she was still in utero, Baby Mgeni #2 went by BM2 here on the blog.  Now that she’s arrived, we need a more suitable pseudonym!

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