Baby Milestones

See which milestones to track as your baby grows, hear from other parents experiencing these firsts, and get great ideas for how to record each big (and small) baby event.

Baby Milestones: Amani Rolls Over!

Just a week away from turning three months, my baby girl reached a very special milestone. This afternoon she rolled over for the first time!

Baby Milestones: Amani Rolls Over!

Currently Obsessing Over Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh has always been a favorite in our home. A classic character I grew up with and a childhood memory that I’ve passed on the love to my own. My 3-year-old Sadie has been obsessed for quite sometime but now, Grayson has a new found love for Pooh bear. With that said, here are 5 adorable Winnie the Pooh must-haves he currently just can’t get enough of on the home front.

5 Reasons I Love Having Five Kids

When I was growing up I never imagined having my fab five. But it’s been so amazing and fun to raise a big family and for oh-so-many reasons. I get the asked the same questions often; why. Well, there really isn’t an answer! After having 4 girls I was lucky enough to finally get my boy. While I am sure I could list a million reasons why I love having a big family, here are my top five reasons I am so thrilled to have the lucky number, 5.

1.  They always have someone to play with! 

Yes, this is so great! No matter what they have a friend. When it’s raining outside and no one can come out and play, they have each other. My sister and I are so close and having siblings is always so much fun then hanging at home by yourself. When you have 5 kids, they always have someone to play with.

2. Oh, the help! 

It’s so nice to always have someone lending a helping hand. Whether it’s the older ones helping the littles ones or the littles one always wanting to help me. It’s a family affair when it comes to lending help in our home.

3. It’s more fun with five! 

Right? The more the merrier is what my Mom always said and well, in our home – this is so true! But it’s always so much more fun when you have more people to smile and laugh with in life.

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5. Five Smiling Faces

Every morning I greeted with 5 very happy, smiling faces. 5 plus hugs, 5 plus kisses and more then I could ever count on a given day. All of the love is unconditional and when you have 5 little ones — it’s just unexplainable the love and joy they share with me everyday.

Wyatt's Biggest Moment Leading Up to His First Birthday

We had a big moment last night.

Amid playing with the dog and as Mom was folding the laundry, our little guy was doing his best to empty the hamper of clean clothes before Mom could. I’m sure your little ones have done the same. Crawl over to the hamper and then start tossing clean clothes overboard as fast as possible. Wyatt pulled himself up and was standing holding onto the side of the hamper when suddenly, and unexpectedly, it happened…

5 Ways We Helped Our Toddler Bond With Our New Baby

Bringing a new baby into an already established family with an already established routine can be a bit challenging for everyone, but especially for toddlers. Their worlds are often rocked by the shift in attention. Because of this, I was a little nervous about how my daughter would handle the transition once her little brother arrived.
5 Ways We Helped Our Toddler Bond With Our New Baby
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