We actually celebrated Thanksgiving twice this year – once with each family! My in-laws hosted the weekend before Thanksgiving, which was a good test run on how L would eat. I whipped up a batch of sweet potatoes with cinnamon and almond milk for him and sautéed some green beans with garlic and mushrooms and… Continue reading Baby’s First Thanksgiving
On Thursday, we traveled to Virginia for Thanksgiving with my family. We were all “this is going to be a great day” after L slept for 3 hours on the way there. We expected him to wake up happy and hungry and were excited for everyone to see him. Instead, he woke up sick, angry… Continue reading Cyber Monday Deals
Since having a baby, we’ve learned a lot about what you actually need and what is unnecessary. Our registry definitely had unnecessary items. Live and learn, right? However, I’ve gotten asked a few times what new mamas should get, so I thought I’d make a list of things that were essential and things made our… Continue reading The 50 item baby registry!
It is crazy to see how much a baby changes in such a short period of time. L went from slow crawling to pulling up on everything to moving at the pace of a cheetah and now standing up on his own. We have ALL THE TOYS in our living room right now. You’d think… Continue reading What we’re loving now
How soon is too soon to start planning for baby’s first Christmas?! We are just NINE weeks away from the big day and I’ve already compiled a list for L. I wanted to share a few things here – maybe to help other new parents plan for their own babies under one. His list is… Continue reading Baby’s First Christmas
This past weekend, we decided to go to the North Carolina zoo. We hoped we’d get to see everything but were realistic in our planning, knowing that the chances of an 8 month old sitting through 5 miles of walking over 4+ hours wasn’t likely. We took our umbrella stroller because it would be lighter… Continue reading First Zoo Visit with Baby!
Our sweet boy has already been with us for half a year! It’s flown by, even though we’ve had many slow and lazy days just cuddling on the couch! Milestones for 6 months: Sitting up on his own Says “mama” “dada” “hello” and we’re pretty sure he’s also said “hot dog” and “butthole” 😂 Started… Continue reading 6 months!