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.

Hey Mom, Time to Baby Proof!

Since Amani learned to roll over, she’s realized that if she pushes hard enough, she can work her way around the room. Once I set her down, she begins rolling over and and wiggling about. The problem is that she’s paired this exciting milestone with another — putting things in her mouth. Now when she reaches something in front of her, she immediately puts it into her mouth. The message is loud and clear: Time to baby proof!

Time to Baby-Proof

Holding On: Why I Can't Clean Out Macks' Closet

It’s well known that Macks is most likely our last child. As much as I’d love to have another, I just don’t know if it’s in the cards for us. Knowing that he’s probably the last baby that I’ll have, I am desperately trying to hold onto all of the moments and milestones that he goes through.

When Baby is Bigger Than You Realize

It doesn’t feel too long ago that I was crying to my midwife about being 10 days overdue. At the time, I felt like I would be “pregnant forever.” Of course, that wasn’t the case and Amani finally graced us with her presence. Then came the next “never ending” phase of sleep deprivation and newborn nursing sessions. She was so tiny, and the nights were so long. The days blurred into weeks, and before I knew it, my baby girl turned 4 months old.

When Baby is Bigger Than You Realize

From Meltdowns to Kisses: The First Month of School

He did it!

Our toddler survived his first month of school. Earlier this year, we decided to enroll him in a toddler Montessori program. I remember the day before he started class, crying in my living room as I prepared his little uniform. I told myself I wouldn’t cry, but of course, I did. When did my baby turn into a toddler?

The first few days of school, drop-off was the most challenging.

My Toddler's 4 Favorite Activities

Being a stay-at-home mom of a 2-year-old and 6-month-old can be stressful — trying to feed one while entertaining the other, putting one down for a nap while the other watches cartoons or colors, chasing after my 2-year old while mixing a bottle for my 6-month-old. So you can imagine my excitement when KJ and I find an activity that can actually keep him occupied beyond 60 seconds!

Here is a list of his four favorite things to do right now:

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