Merry Christmas! If you’re celebrating today, I hope it’s everything you want the day to be; we are visiting Sam’s family in MS and it’s always a good time! We’ll be here all week so I’m taking a little blogging break until the new year. Sending holiday cards is one of my favorite traditions, so… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Amelia’s bedtime routine is consistent: after dinner and bath, it’s time to brush teeth, put on pajamas, and read a book. Then there are two rounds of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, sound machine on, lights off. We rotated between the same three books every single night for almost a year, but over the past couple… Continue reading Night Night Books
When I was little, my Dad made a wooden kitchen and I remember playing with it for many, many hours. It had little knobs to turn, doors to open and shut, shelves to pull out, and a little railing to display seasonings and a tea set. Even after I grew out of it, my parents… Continue reading Kitchen Play Dreams
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!
Today Amelia is 2 years old! You heard it here first: all the cliches about time and how quick/slow it goes are true! The days are long but the years are indeed short. Today I’m feeling proud and nostalgic and all the emotions in between. Motherhood has a steep learning curve in the first few… Continue reading Two Years with Amelia
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
Happies for the teachers… nap mat has been broken in… Cups and stuffed animal and diapers and extra clothes have been labeled… Healthy muffins have been baked… Lunch box has been packed… Teachers have been met… Tears have been shed… Photos have been taken… Happy first day of school!