• Favorite toys for a one year

    Favorite Toys for One Year Olds

    A friend of mine recently asked me for advice on what to get for a baby’s first birthday. This sweet friend just recently married and doesn’t yet have kids but she loves on many kids in her life around her and she will be attending a close friend’s baby girl’s first birthday soon. So in honor of her request I…

  • Tips for Introducing Solid Foods

    4 Tips For Introducing Solid Foods

    With both our littles, each new milestone is exciting but introducing solid foods was certainly near the top of the list. Maybe it is the adorable faces babies make or the curiosity of what foods they will prefer but either way, we were excited about this next step. When Did We Start Solids Though we were very excited, we chose…

  • Toddler Life Update

    Toddler Life Update

    It has been far too long since I have given an update on or dedicated a post to where Asher is these days so I thought it was time to share some info on Asher’s newfound toddler life. Asher is coming up on 2 1/2 this October. He is just over 30 pounds and who knows how long but it…

  • The emotional side of motherhood

    The Emotional Side Of Motherhood

    It’s nearing midnight and I am lying awake in bed while little E sleeps soundly next to me, her tiny rapid breaths reminding me I should be sleeping because she will be awake soon to eat. The Emotions of Children Growing She had her 4-month check-up today and it is still so crazy to me that she is 4 months…

  • Ellery: 4 Months Old

    Our little lady is FOUR months old! This month has been one of the most fun so far. Miss Ellery is really starting to show her personality and it has been awesome watching her blossom. She is quite the diva and gets frustrated when things aren’t exactly as she would like. Our baby girl is so very sweet and loves…

  • 7 months pregnant. Pregnancy number two

    Bumpdate: 7 Months

    How Far Along: 7 months! Say what!? Feeling Physically: I am feeling huge! Even though I feel like a walking whale though, I still feel pretty good physically! I am feeling pretty energetic and that has been useful considering the toddler I have to chase around. The hip/sacrum pain has subsided for the most part. I have done some research…

  • Sucky Days Really Suck

    Some days are great, wonderful, the best ever in fact. Your house is spotless, dinner is on the stove, and your tiny tot is thoroughly enjoying the educational, yet fun DIY craft you put together. Your outfit is on point and you are feeling like super woman. Jumping on bubble wrap = lazy entertainment! And then there are other days…

  • Little Lad or Little Lady: Round 2

    When I was pregnant with Asher I knew I wanted to do a gender reveal party to share the fun news with all our friends, but this time around we didn’t find out what we were having until early January and with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays I just wasn’t up to hosting another party so we set out…

  • 4 months pregnant with baby number two

    Baby Two Bumpdate: 4 months

    If you haven’t yet had the chance please read months 2 and 3 which were posted yesterday in a desperate attempt to finally catch up. These 4 months of pregnancy have flown by! As of today, I am 17 weeks and I can hardly believe I am officially 4 months pregnant! Thankfully we have moved into the second trimester and starting to…