Monday afternoon I sat in the rocker in the nursery, rocking Cora to sleep with her bottle. There was no fight, she was tired. Her eyes were closed as she drank herself into another world of contentment. I sat, slowly rocking the chair, and looking out her window to our front yard. I realized I loved [...]
You know, I had this post about how having a baby hasn't killed my marriage. People warn you of that, how having a baby changes your marriage. Of course it does! So does building a home, losing a job, changing jobs, getting married, losing a parent, moving states and a million other things. Everything that happens [...]
I feel like 7 months if full of all the things. This month may be the one that I have seen the most growth and change and I feel like it has all happened in the past week too! Cora is still not a fan of baby food. Every now and then she will eat [...]
In a story that hits close to home for me. We all need to quit shaming and blaming. None of us are perfect parents, we are all just trying to do the best we can. The best words have been said by Melissa Fenton in her blog post An Open Letter to Perfect Parents.
We often have this problem when we go out with my Husband's family of screen time at the dinner table. We don't get together often, birthday's and other general celebrations. But the other children (3 and under) are plopped into a high chair and immediately handed an Ipad with their favorite show turned on. My poor [...]
It seems every summer we have had some sort of large project going. Preparing for our wedding, building a home, finishing the basement, being pregnant...the list goes on and on. This is the first summer we don't have anything huge going on and I'm looking forward to it. My Husband and I came up with [...]
When we were first registering for baby items I remember telling my husband that I wanted to keep it minimal. I didn't want our house run over by every contraption for the baby when we didn't even know if she would like said item or not. I researched reviews of a few items that I knew I [...]