Ah sleep deprivation, the most dreaded part of parenthood, the thing everyone warned you about...and you know what? It's real! No matter how many all nighters you pulled in college or how many times you woke up to pee while pregnant, nothing can truly prepare you for being as sleep deprived as you will be… Continue reading How I Deal With Sleep Deprivation
These couple of months were quite busy since we traveled to the US for the first time and Asahi met a lot of new people! While we were in Hawaii, Asahi also got salmonella which was horrible! He actually got it from drinking pool water before we left, but the symptoms began to show up… Continue reading Asahi at 8 and 9 Months
I know I haven't been the best at keeping up with Asahi's updates...I actually have monthly updates written down in a journal that I plan on typing up to post to the blog as well, but I haven't gotten to it yet. So much has changed since his first birthday so I wanted to do… Continue reading Asahi at 15 Months
Baby led weaning can be super fun...but also very messy! There's a few products I've found to be extremely useful in the last six months and I think they will continue to be useful as time goes on. If you are considering doing baby led weaning with your baby, I would definitely recommend all of… Continue reading My Favorite Baby Led Weaning Products
Alright guys, if you follow me on Instragram you know I have been looking for a new stroller and I got SO many great recommendations! In the end, I went with the Babyzen Yoyo and we are super happy with it. I wanted to do a little review in case anyone else is looking into… Continue reading Babyzen Yoyo Stroller Review
I can't believe my little baby is already a year old! I know every parent probably says this but this year has gone by faster than any others in my life. I guess that's what consistent lack of sleep will do to you! For this update I actually made a video, so check out Asahi's… Continue reading 1 Year Update
Hey all! I wanted to write a bit about my baby carrier collection because it's definitely grown this year! I've used all of my carriers for different reasons, seasons, and stages of my baby's life so I want to chat a bit about that too! Babywearing is a part of my daily life here in… Continue reading My Baby Carrier Collection
I can specifically remember, when Asahi was about five months old, sitting at my table eating my usual peanut butter oatmeal and realizing that in a month I was going to need to make not only my breakfast but his! Five months postpartum was TOUGH. The four month sleep regression was still killing us and… Continue reading Baby Led Weaning And Why It Worked For Us
How are we already at 10 months?! I wanted to start doing some updates (and maybe I will go back and write up some posts that cover previous months...) just so I have some an online record. I already keep a journal but it might be nice to have something on my blog as well!… Continue reading Asahi at 10 Months – Walking Already??
Tokyo is the city of trains and subway systems so therefore I am CONSTANTLY babywearing when I'm out of the house. We have a stroller as well but I only use it for trips around the neighborhood. The carrier is just so much more convenient. On the train, you don't have to worry about the… Continue reading Babywearing in Japan – Carrier or Wrap?