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.

Magical Moments for Daddy & Son

Jon has about an hour commute to work each morning in downtown Atlanta where he works 40+ hours per week while I stay at home with Soren and also co-own a business with my best friend. Soren and I get A LOT of time together throughout the week. We have our special songs, activities and cuddle time each day but we just love when Daddy gets home from work. It’s so wonderful seeing Jon after a long day and Soren is all smiles when he get’s time with Jon.

From One to Three: A Journey of Motherhood

Last week, I took all three kids to the local aquarium. We spent four hours roaming the floors staring at fish, watching the trainers feed the seals, and even petty the jellyfish. We left happy, tantrum free, and with a new found love of under water creatures.

Five years ago, I would have never imagined myself in this situation. I was terrified to leave the house when my oldest was born. I feared that she would cry out in public and immediately all the attention would go to me. It was as if I had a huge sign on my forehead that said “Inexperienced First Time Mom” and everyone was aware of it. That fear kept me inside most days. Unless I had my husband with me or my parents, I wouldn’t leave the house alone with Harlan. 

First Surf, Sun, & Waves!

The August sun in the Pacific Northwest usually signifies long sleepless nights in warm non-air-conditioned houses (AC just isn’t that common in many homes) and long weekend trips to the beach to beat the heat.

At just about two hours from Portland, the Oregon Coast has some of the most scenic vistas and pristine beaches you can find. Plus, a key factor in staying comfortable…

Watching My Little Man Grow

A funny thing happens when you bring a new baby home.

Suddenly and seemingly overnight, your other children seem to grow up in leaps and bounds. Although there is only two years between each of my children, it always seems like the moment we bring a new baby home from the hospital, the previous “baby” seems impossibly big.

I know it’s all part of the parenting gig and that as my daughter tells me whenever I get teary-eyed, “growing up is just what kids do, Mom,” but I can’t help but feel sentimental to know that my days with my baby boy are numbered.

The Magic and Wonder of Newborns

We’re crazy obsessed over here. It’s been two and a half years since we last had a newborn in the house. Since then, our fascination with newborns seems to have increased tenfold. With Amani’s arrival, we are besides ourselves with sheer joy.We just can’t get enough of her.

The Magic and Wonder of Newborns
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