Poor Nolan has been having quite a time of it, I imagine its because he's too young to understand the duality of his emotions. Loving on and kissing Frances' head, and wanting mama, "hold you mama" simultaneously. We are getting to know a new babysitter (his first regular one) that is play with Nolan dedicated and will come twice a week in the afternoons. We also carve out Nolan and mom time for books and nap and bath each night. We are working on doing things with him while holding baby girl, so that it doesn't feel like we are hands off whenever we're with her. But it's a lot for the guy! He is teary eyed a lot, and wants to be close to us, sometimes opting to stay home with me rather than go outside. Yesterday he refused to nap in his own bed, and instead wanted to sleep and nurse in the bed I've been sleeping in, next to Frances' bed. It is so hard to witness his sadness and be a little helpless, knowing that her needs are really important now.