Posted by Jerika Welch
We just wrapped up our first year as being first time parents to an amazing baby boy. You can never fully prepare yourself for bringing a baby into the world. As much as you think you are ready, having a baby brings so many emotions and surprises that you could have never dreamed of. There are definitely a few essentials that we needed over this past year that have kept us sane.
Posted by Casi Densmore-Koon
Last week we got a totally of 12 inches of snow! Needless to say, my girls couldn’t wait to go out and play — and I couldn’t wait for Grayson to check it out. Last time it snowed Grayson was sick and didn’t get a chance to venture out and play with his sisters in the snow. We all bundled up and headed out for the first time in the snow with Grayson! For a first timer, I think it’s safe to say he loved the snow. He had so much fun watching his sisters build snowmen and make snow angels. He was mesmerized by it and was pointing everywhere. Grayson just sat back, relaxed and enjoyed the view!
Is anyone else snowed in? We had so much fun playing in the snow! Take a look at our snow day.
Posted by Mary McBride
When it came time to plan Elvie’s birthday party, I knew just what she would like. Her very favorite books involve animal sounds, and some of the ones she makes with gusto are farm animal sounds. I planned a simple party around a farm animal theme, and everyone had a good time, especially Elvie. We invited our guests to come by for cupcakes, snacks, and pin the tail on the donkey, and the rest of the magic was made by the people who came to celebrate Elvie turning two. It was a lovely little party, and we are so happy with how everything turned out. Here are some photos of the food, the decor, and of course the birthday girl.
Posted by Lauren Hartmann
My husband and I will be heading out on a little “babymoon” and it will be our first getaway without our daughter since before we came parents. She’ll be staying with her grandparents and I know they’re going to have a blast, but I still wanted to do a little something to make her feel special while we’re away and to let her know that we’re thinking of her. So I came up with a fun, little idea for these “Missing You” countdown bags.
Posted by Martine Foreman
It’s been almost 16 months since I had my little girl. Every moment has been an adventure. Lately, the adventures seem to be more magical and more telling, because as she explores the world around her, I see more and more of who she is becoming. I have to say, what I see makes me so happy and proud.