A Day in the Life: Toddler Edition


5:00am – 6:00am: Wake up at some point and look around confused. I fell asleep on the couch and remember waking up a few times in my bed but I cried out for Mommy so she took me out to the couch and laid with me so I wouldn’t be afraid anymore, it’s dark and lonely at night in my room. Now I’m in bed with Daddy and Mommy is missing.

6:00am – 7:00am: I’m usually grumpy from waking up too early, closer to 5:00am, or happy because I woke up closer to 6:00am. Regardless, I’ve sat with my Gigi and drank some milk and am now roaming the house. Turns out Mommy was in the bathroom playing with her hair and putting that funny stuff on her face. Continue reading “A Day in the Life: Toddler Edition”

Dear Emerson….One Year Later


Dear Emerson,

How to start.

The beginning is always a good place, I suppose…..

Those first few months at home when I would startled awake just to watch you sleep or to make sure you were breathing. It made me think I would never be able to live up to the responsibility that you bestowed upon me. How was I going to be your Mom, I knew nothing about babies. To be fair, I still don’t know anything about babies but I know about you. Continue reading “Dear Emerson….One Year Later”

5 Months Old & Counting…..


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My baby is 5 months old! Can you believe it?!?! Just yesterday I found out I was pregnant and I felt like my pregnancy took forever but now I look back and it’s a little over a year later. How can that be?

Did you know that at 5 months babies start to make this beautiful noise that sounds like “mama” and it melts your heart? They also think crawling is ridiculous and prefer to stand and try to walk but somehow always end up stepping on their own feet. And forget about balance, they’re all too drunk on milk or formula. Continue reading “5 Months Old & Counting…..”