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The Nora Chronicles: The Screeching Halt

If you’ve been following my Twitter feed in the last week, you’ll know that my daughter, Nora, got a pretty bad cold. It began as a bad fever, and evolved into horrible chest and nasal congestion accompanied by a heinous cough. This cough has been so bad that it has caused her to throw up […]

The Nora Chronicles: Nine Months In

Yesterday, Nora hit 9 months of age. It’s crazy to think that she’s now been outside of the womb longer than she was in, and even crazier to think her first birthday is just a blink of the eyes away. Here are the stats: Weight: 18 lbs 12 oz (50th percentile) Height: 28.75 inches (80th […]

The Nora Chronicles: Sleep and Fun

I realized the other day that I haven’t written another edition of the Nora Chronicles in a couple of months. And it’s been quite a busy yet fun blur. Here’s an update: Nora is sleeping through the night (for the most part) After about six and a half months of not sleeping for longer than […]

The Nora Chronicles: The Sixth Month

Nora hit six months of age yesterday, and what a whirlwind it has been. Before I dive into the meat of this post, since she had her six month appointment yesterday (with more shots to boot… poor girl), let’s lead off with the new vitals: Height: 27 inches (90th percentile) Weight: 14.5 pounds (25th percentile) […]

The Nora Chronicles: The Fourth Month

Nora hit four months of age yesterday, and got to have her four-month doctor’s appointment to prove her efforts thus far–and we know what that means: shots. My wife had to witness what may be among the worst duties as a parent: watching your baby get stuck with needles. Anyway, time to update the stats: […]