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Eleven Months with Jon

Jon is eleven months old! Per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Eleven Months Old Likes: exploring and studying how something works, following Amelia around, eating everything in sight, occasionally sitting still long enough to read a book (Peek-a-Who? by Nina Laden is his favorite) Dislikes: bumping his head (a million times a… Continue reading Eleven Months with Jon

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Ten Months with Jon

Jon is ten months old! Per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Ten Months Old Likes: eating new foods, exploring (and tasting) everything – he is into/over/around/under all day long! Dislikes: waiting for food, getting cleaned up after meals, teething, diaper and clothes changes Sleeping patterns: 2 naps a day at 9 AM and… Continue reading Ten Months with Jon

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Nine Months with Jon

Jon is nine months old! Per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Nine Months Old Likes: pulling up on furniture to reach things, crawling everywhere to find trouble, playing with big sister’s toys, eating little things like blueberries or black beans (& rocks, grass, etc.) Dislikes: bumping his head or getting stuck (every… Continue reading Nine Months with Jon

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Eight Months with Jon

Jon is eight months old! Per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Eight Months Old Likes: crawling EVERYWHERE!, babbling, getting messy at mealtime, watching Amelia, dancing to music Dislikes: getting cleaned up after meals, teething, congestion Sleeping patterns: 3 naps a day (sometimes two), finally sleeping in his own room, but sick so… Continue reading Eight Months with Jon

Craft Chat

No Mess Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day Eve! Here we are and I haven’t done anything for the holiday other than the bare minimum for preschool (add some valentines to the grocery pickup order + find the same sock hop dress from last year!) and clean the house for a play date we’re hosting tomorrow. If you need a… Continue reading No Mess Valentines

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Seven Months with Jon

Jon is seven months old! Per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Seven Months Old Likes: eating new foods, sitting up and splashing in the bath tub, watching big sister all day, wiggling and dancing Dislikes: when Mama leaves the room, getting boogers removed, napping longer than 45 minutes Sleeping patterns: 3 naps… Continue reading Seven Months with Jon

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Six Months with Jon

Jon is six months old! Per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Six Months Old   Likes: eating meals with the family, smiling and laughing, wiggling, dancing, kicking and splashing in the bathtub, watching big sister and other kids Dislikes: getting boogers removed, waiting to eat Sleeping patterns: 3 naps a day about… Continue reading Six Months with Jon

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Five Months with Jon

Jon is five months old! As per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Five Months Old Likes: food! (so far: sweet potatoes, carrots, green beans, broccoli, banana, bread), smiling, cooing and shrieking loudly, putting everything in his mouth Dislikes: being alone, getting hungry Sleeping patterns: 3 naps a day about every 2 hours,… Continue reading Five Months with Jon

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Four Months with Jon

Jon is four months old! As per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Four Months Old Likes: cooing (loudly!), observing life from the carrier sling, smiling all the time, teething toys, watching Big Sister, FaceTime with Gaga (and sticking his tongue out at her!) Dislikes: being hangry, being in the car seat If… Continue reading Four Months with Jon

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Three Years with Amelia

Amelia is 3 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 can change in a year! Since Amelia’s last birthday, she’s grown in so many ways: she’s talking, moving, and thinking so much more like… Continue reading Three Years with Amelia