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No Napping

What has happened to my napper?!? I realize that he should be transitioning from two naps to one. I understand that. I'm happy with that. I've been ready for one afternoon nap for awhile now, since most activities we attend are in the morning. But this, this is I did not expect. For several days, he started napping from 9:30-11:00, and wouldn't take an afternoon nap. He was too tired and cranky, but refusing a nap. For the last couple of days, I've tried to either eliminate the morning nap, or cut it short (forcing what I thought would be an afternoon nap). NOT! Yesterday resulted in a 20 minute nap and that was it. It was a long, tiring and very difficult day. Today resulted in a 5 minute nap on the way home from the gym. I tried to transition him to the crib, but that didn't work. So I got him up, gave him lunch, took him to the pool for an hour (an hour was his limit today) and put him down for a nap when we got home. He was determined not to take one, but

I Hate Teething Part 2

I'll say it again .. I  hate   despise  loathe teething. My Lil Man is suffering. He is crying to eat because he is hungry, but cries when he tries to eat. In addition to the teething, he is getting over a little GI thing. Needless to say, the last few days have been rough.  Finally after our dr appointment today (to confirm that he didn't have strep or HFMD that he's been exposed to), he was able to eat a cup of yogurt and half a banana. Let's hope he continues to eat....