Category: Baby

Hope for the Anxious Mama

From the moment my baby was placed in my arms, I was head over heels in love with him. So in love that I wanted to do everything exactly right. Car seat secured, straps in the right position and tight enough, sleeping in a bassinet in our room — with no blankets or pillows or

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A Day at Dorothea Dix Park

Summer and sunflower fields go hand in hand. Last summer, we stopped along the side of the road to take pictures with about 100 other people. It was a cluster. This year, we opted for Dorthea Dix Park in Raleigh. We got there pretty early but it was still very crowded. I was amazed with

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Travel Diaries: Ireland – Full Recap

Our trip to Ireland was beautiful, fun, exciting and exhausting all at the same time! As I mentioned in our New York post, we realized very quickly just how much we rely on our parents, daycare and our babysitter to help with our toddler. He is so much fun at this age but also needs lots

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First flight, urgent care and the statue of liberty

We are home after 10 days in Ireland (and 3 in NYC). It was one hell of a trip, full of beauty and challenges. Here’s a recap of the New York part of our trip with more posts to follow on Ireland, packing and lessons learned. We started our adventure in NYC for a family wedding and were fortunate

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Liam’s One Year Photos

Liam was not the most cooperative subject in his one-year photo shoot (or any photo shoot we had this year!) but somehow, Danielle was able to get some amazing shots of him. We were blown away! And just in case you’re wondering, I’m still in disbelief that my baby is ONE. And if you’re being

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