baby

Stocking Ideas for a 4 Year Old Boy and a 6 Month Old

*Affiliate links included* We do our stocking gifts on St. Nicholas Day and, because of that, our stockings have already been bought, packed, opened, and enjoyed! So, I thought I’d share what were in my son’s stockings in case there are any of you still working on some last minute Christmas stocking stuffers! Four Year Old…

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Baby’s First Christmas – Gift Guide

*Affiliate links included* K was born five days after Christmas, so he was just about one before he got to experience his first Christmas. Because of that, I didn’t really get to experience “baby’s first Christmas” since by his first Christmas he wasn’t really a baby anymore! J, however, will be 7 months at Christmas…

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The Treadmill of Mothering Small Children

The afternoon felt like I was stuck in that movie Groundhog’s Day. At this point my 8 week old was starting to fall into some semblance of predictable routines. He woke for the day around the same time, stayed up for a while, cat napped the rest of the morning, and then usually took a…

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Dear Mom of a Newborn…

Dear Mom of a Newborn, It gets easier. I promise. You’re sitting there, feeling pain in places you didn’t know you even had, holding this tiny being that completely depends on you, and you’re wondering. Wondering what life will look like now. Wondering how you’re going to balance it all. Wondering if you’ll ever get…

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