This article made me chuckle last week. If you haven't been living under a rock, you'll have heard about Kate Middleton stepping out just 7 hours after giving birth looking fit for the red carpet. It's been quite the hit in the news lately, and moms are making hilarious comparisons of their own looks after … Continue reading radiant after birth?
I just had to document this silly little phase. Charlie started scooting around on his belly on Tuesday and it's hilarious. He moves like a little fish! He pushes off with his right leg and pulls himself along with his arms. So funny. Mike told me that yesterday morning he was crawling around on his … Continue reading charlie scoots.
Mornings can be so hard with a baby, amiright? Honestly, mornings were hard when I only had to get myself ready. Adding a squirmy little guy to the mix has not made it any easier. I've been back at work for nearly four months now, and I've collected a handful of tips to streamline our … Continue reading one small way to make getting ready for work with a baby easier.
Our little guy is starting to seem not so little anymore. We have glimpses every day of the kid he's going to grow up to be, and it's a combination of heart-wrenching that it truly does go by this fast, and so fun to have his little personality shining through. At six months Charlie … Continue reading six months with charlie.
"Welcome the present moment as if you had invited it. It is all we ever have so we might as well work with it rather than struggling against it. We might as well make it our friend and teacher rather than our enemy." Pema Chodron I used to practice meditation at least 3-4 times a … Continue reading a mindful morning.
And just like that Charlie has figured out the fine art of sitting. It makes me laugh to see him sitting up like such a little human. I'm so used to seeing him laying on his back or laying on his tummy with his little head popped up. He's still a little wobbly, so believe-you-me … Continue reading charlie sits.
I'm embarrassed to admit (as a librarian) that it's taken five months for me to get Charlie to a library. I'm even more embarrassed to admit that this trip wasn't even an intentional "Charlie needs to visit the library" visit. It was a trip for my own selfish purposes! I'm knee deep in library lesson … Continue reading a (first) trip to the library.
I know everyone says it, but when you have a child DON'T BLINK! I swear, just yesterday we brought Charlie home from the hospital, and today he's doing big boy things like holding his head up on his own and moving up to size 2 diapers! Does he even need me anymore? Charlie is just the … Continue reading three months with charlie.