Jon is one month old! As per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates! When Amelia was born, I knew I wanted to keep track of her baby milestones so I started writing letters in a journal each month of her first year (and now I update it every six months), and I also… Continue reading One Month with Jon
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
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
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!
Hope you had a meaningful Mother’s Day, whatever that means to you! This year we sent cards to Amelia’s grandmothers and great-grandmother, and since we also had Grandpop’s birthday to celebrate, we needed an idea that could work for any occasion. It’s super easy to turn toddler art into cards… for Mother’s Day, birthdays, thank… Continue reading Turn Toddler Art into Thank You Cards!
My baby may be 18 months old but I finally framed and hung the last of the art for her room… and I’m calling her nursery “done”! I’m not aiming for Pinterest-worthy perfection, but I’m so happy with her cheerful, colorful room that’s just right for reading, playing, and sleeping. I’m sure it will continue… Continue reading A Colorful, Creative Nursery
Amelia is 18 months old as of yesterday! A half birthday feels momentous, and even though I’ve said it so many times, it’s still true: she is changing so quickly these days! It’s so much fun to hang out with my little sidekick, even if it’s also exhausting. The more she can do, the more… Continue reading Eighteen Months with Amelia