^^ still a baby at 7 months old ^^
infant: bedtime 10am, 2-3 night wakings, official wakeup 7am. Bionic ears (i hear every baby squeak)
toddler: bedtime 9pm, 1 night waking then co sleep, official wakeup 0715-0800am. mamma ears arent so sensitive!
infant: baby mood determines length. mostly staying in one city. avoiding transit during rush hour
toddler: naps 1-3pm in carrier, 1-4pm at home. zigzagging around the city. the ERGO is our best friend, no issues with rush hour crowds, but i still prefer to not be sardined in a bus or train
infant: Superstore, Walmart, H&M, Baby Gap, Old Navy
toddler: Superstore, Robson, Metrotown, Oakridge, Brentwood, and most importantly, Playgrounds
infant: books, toys, baby gear
toddler: clothes for Max and mamma online and IRL
toddler: elevators and escalators! did i mention the ERGO was our best friend?
infant: power walker with stroller in tow
toddler: power walker while carrying a 25lb child, transiting when convenient because he's heavy!
infant: family time almost all the time
toddler: Max and mamma dates, Papa and Max outings, family excursions
infant: scheduled home cooked meals. if eating out, only at stroller/baby friendly restaurants
toddler: same, but also add outdoor picnics with y'know, pizza and or fries
infant: family brought closer together multiple times a week
toddler: Max hangs out with grandparents, FaceTime almost nightly
infant: back seat with baby- best seat in the house!
toddler: still the best seat in the house
infant: makeup, basic wear, comfortable shoes
toddler: makeup, trends, flats
infant: scheduling activities while baby is sleeping or distracted
toddler: scheduled activities for Max while awake, scheduled mama-nurturing time while Max is sleeping, family time in the evening
it's all about adapting to new normals right?
^^ toddler! at 17 months ^^