Archive of ‘Motherhood’ category

Diary of a Crazy Day of Baby Travel

One Month Out: We are officially flying! Today I booked a flight to Greenville, SC to visit a dear friend. It is a one way ticket because Jess will be on his way back from Asheville, NC and will pick me up on Sunday on his way home. The ticket is super cheap because it’s […] Read more…

Amelia’s First Birthday Party

I can’t believe I am writing this post! Since when did my baby grow up? I was completely caught off guard by it I almost forgot to plan a celebration for her! Thankfully a month was plenty of time to put together our laid back backyard birthday party (It’s especially great to have friends and family […] Read more…

I’m back and I’ve missed you!

Hello long, lost blog world! If you don’t remember me I understand, because I have been on a break from blogging for almost three months. The crazy thing is that I never intended to take such a vacation. Life has been absolutely, overwhelmingly busy these last few weeks and I am just now taking a […] Read more…

9 Months Old

Or 9 and a half really! I can hardly believe it. Amelia has changed tremendously over the last three months. I swear in one week she went from sitting to scooting to army crawling to crawling and pulling up! She is WAY more active now, the kind of active that makes mama chug coffee like […] Read more…

8 Things I Never Thought I Would Do As a Parent

Parenthood is all about losing a little control. Your heart is literally living outside of your body which means you will do some crazy things. This does not make you a crazy person, but you may fool people into thinking you are obsessed with your child. Let’s face it, you probably are. Here are eight […] Read more…

Feeding a Baby on the Go

Feeding a Baby on the Go The transition from exclusively breastfeeding to introducing solids can be a little rough. Gone are the days of whisking a baby to the closest bathroom, car, obscure location, cover up, feed the baby and move on. Now spoons, bibs and puréed veggies and fruits haunt my nightmares. Ok, I’m […] Read more…

6 Month Amelia Update

Let’s do 5 and 6 Months together, shall we? Weight: 15 pounds, 9 Ounces Length: 26 inches Medical Issues: One little cold, but she is a trooper Sleep: She sleeps about 9 hours straight most night, eats and goes straight back to bed until 7 am. Her naps seem to be getting shorter, but she still […] Read more…

My Resolution

We are already two days into the new year, so I think it’s time to talk about resolutions. Perhaps, you are WAY ahead of me and have your list and are sticking to it. Or pretending you never made a list because you have already “cheated”. For me, I’m always a few days behind as […] Read more…

Gift Wrapping Grinch

I’m just going to come out and say it, I HATE WRAPPING PRESENTS. I hate it. I’m not good at it. Actually, the entire practice makes me want to cuss; I’m just being honest. Don’t get me wrong, I love giving presents to friends and family. I love the wrapping paper and coming up with […] Read more…

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