Category Archives: Baby

Cinco de Wednesday: Summer Wardrobe Wishlist // Toddler Boy Edition

Cinco de Wednesday: Summer Wardrobe Wishlist // Toddler Boy Edition

Thanks to baby shower gifts and generous hand-me-downs, we haven’t needed to buy much clothing for Charlie. Now that he’s starting to outgrow the baby clothing (almost out of 9-month sizes, woohoo!) we may need to do some clothes shopping. Not that I mind—there are some seriously adorable options out there for toddler boys. Here’s… Continue Reading

Sweet 16

Sweet 16

As impossible as it seems, Charlie turns 16 months old today! My little buddy has become the happiest, most fun little guy a mama could ask for and I am ridiculously thankful for every one of those sixteen months we’ve had together. Charlie was born on January 16th, so I’m pretty sure that makes today… Continue Reading

#momlife

#momlife

Every mother can attest to the momentousness of one’s first full calendar year as a parent. It’s incredible how a tiny little person can transform our world, adding weight and meaning to holidays and events that might previously have gone underappreciated or even unnoticed. So many firsts! So much that is new! With milestones and… Continue Reading

Charleston Michael: Twelve Months

Charleston Michael: Twelve Months

Happy birthday, my sweet Charleston! I’m not sure how it’s even possible—I’m pretty sure that God has been doing some tricks with the space-time continuum—but somehow we have arrived at the one-year anniversary of the day that you were born. In the past twelve months you have grown from a tiny, sleepy little newborn into… Continue Reading

Charleston Michael: Eleven Months

Charleston Michael: Eleven Months

This is it, buddy. We’re in the final stretch of these monthly updates: in just one month you will be a whole year old! Where has the time gone? This month hasn’t seen too many developmental changes, but you are certainly settling more into your personality, preferences, and daily rhythms. And we’ve had plenty of… Continue Reading

The Science of Mom: A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby’s First Year // Book Review

The Science of Mom: A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby’s First Year // Book Review

The first year of a baby’s life is brimming with challenges, changes, and critical choices. As we moms navigate this foreign territory of parenthood, we encounter one decision after another regarding our approach to various aspects of infant care. We’re fortunate to have an abundance of books and resources to guide our decisions, but what… Continue Reading

Charleston Michael // Eight Months

Charleston Michael // Eight Months

What a momentous month this has been, Charlie! It definitely feels different than all the last. Throughout your first seven months, your development was slow and steady; each time I sat down to write another monthly update I would reflect on how quickly time was passing, in awe of how you had somehow managed to… Continue Reading