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Two and a Half Years with Amelia

Today Amelia is 2.5 years old! There are so many milestones that happen during the first year of life, but even though the “firsts” have slowed down it’s still amazing how much changes in a matter of months! So I’m trying to check in on half birthdays as well just so I can remember all… Continue reading Two and a Half Years with Amelia

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Cheers to 2019!

Happy New Year… three weeks ago! I didn’t intend to take quite such a long blogging break, but I’ve also decided to cut myself some slack and not apologize for it. Life is finally settling back into routine again, and I’m finding time for hobbies once more; even though blogging is one of the first… Continue reading Cheers to 2019!

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Mother’s Day Out Adventures

Amelia started going to a 2 day/week 9AM-2PM preschool program in August, and it’s been a great experience so far! It took a few weeks for both of us to adjust; she had never spent such long amounts of time with adults (and kids) other than family, and I hardly knew what to do with… Continue reading Mother’s Day Out Adventures

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Happy Halloween!

Amelia is following in my footsteps and meowing in her first cat costume! Over the past month or so, I’ve picked up a few costume accessories from the Target dollar spot for dress-up play, but as soon as I brought the years-old cat ear headband and clip-on tail out of the “Fall decorations” box from… Continue reading Happy Halloween!

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High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! (Almost) every Friday I share Five highlights from the week, in as few words as possible, as a reminder to stay grateful for the big and small moments of daily life. Today I’m serving a double dose to share two weeks’ worth of highlights. This week: 1. MS family time 2. Dogs +… Continue reading High Five for Friday