Last week while Sawyer napped, Spenser dressed in her bathing suit and went "swimming" in the bathtub. We tinted the bathwater blue, added bubbles, and her mermaid Barbie.
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I have a problem. Sawyer is almost 18 months. He has had a cold since Friday-ish. He went for a well-checkup on Monday and was fine (besides a heart murmur, which is how Carter's problem was detected, but that's another story). Anyway, he still nurses. Or. Used to. I think his ear is bothering him. He wants to nurse. He says, "noirse," or tries to pull up my shirt. He opens his mouth and then turns his head (and sticks his finger in his ear). This has been going on for almost two days. He has had no fever and his cold is essentially gone, except the runny nose. He has another appointment today, so I'm hoping we'll get some answers.
In the meantime, I'm about to explode. I pumped a little last night. I don't remember pumping being so painful.
None of my children weaned themselves. Especially so abruptly. I don't know if he is on a nursing strike or if this is the end of an era. If he doesn't make up his mind soon, my body might naturally make the decision for him.