Baby Memories

Your baby grows up quicker than you think, and you'll want to remember every memory. These easy scrapbook and memory-making ideas will help you record every milestone.

Macks' First Halloween

I have always been a huge fan of holidays and even more so when my children are celebrating them for the first time. Today is Macks’ first Halloween and while he doesn’t know that this day is any different from the rest, he will when he’s older.

With two older sisters, Macks was set-up to have a very special first Halloween. The girls picked out his costume months in advance and our oldest, Harlan, even wanted to coordinate her costume with his. She’s going as the princess and he’s going as the frog. I love that they care about him so much and want him to be involved in their daily lives and even special occasions like Halloween.

5 Ways My Toddler Tries To Copy His Baby Brother

KJ is definitely a thriving 2 year old. He loves to talk, sing, dance, eat and show his baby brother the ropes. There are times, however, when KJ gets this mischievous look on his face and I can tell he’s thinking: “Hey, no fair! I used to do things like that but now I’m too big…or am I??”

Here is a list of adorable things my little copycat is still trying to do:

First Trip to the State Fair!

As a stay-at-home mom, I’m always looking for reasons to get out of the house with my boys.

Recently the Arkansas State Fair came to Little Rock, an hour away from where we live. My sister-in-law, who has a 1-year-old daughter named Phoenix, called me and asked if the boys and I wanted to go to the fair. Of course, we said yes!

We had a blast! Read on to see pictures of our little ones enjoying their first time at the fair.

6 Things I Loved as a Kid That I Want My Baby to Enjoy, Too

Our little ones live in such a different time then we did as children. There are so many new and exciting things I’m looking forward to teaching and experiencing in my parenting journey with Soren. However, I can’t help but remember the fond experiences I had growing up in a world not centered around technology.

While I’m excited to teach Soren everything I can about the fascinating world around him, I would also love him to be able to experience some of the incredible memories I experienced during my childhood:

The Sweetness of Baby's First Stuffy

I can’t really remember the first stuffed animal I purchased for my daughter (I think it was a handmade doll?), but I do remember the first stuffed animal she chose for herself, and it’s one that I will save forever.

It was during her first trip to Disneyland at the age of 15 months. We went with my mom, and while we were there, my mom told her she could choose a dolly to take home with her. The park gift store was vast and she painstakingly perused the shelves of toys, dismissing them as she shuffled along with her signature toddler toddle. And then she saw it. The perfect doll… just for her.

The Sweetness of Baby's First Stuffy
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