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.

Judah's Latest Milestone: Letters & Numbers!

Even though Judah is just over 19 months old, he has quite the vocabulary. He loves to “read” books with mommy and daddy, we love to sing together, and we practice word recognition wherever we go. For Judah, it’s all just a fun game where he can learn to communicate more and more with others around him. His biggest milestone besides walking lately, has been his command of letters and numbers.

Judah can not only sing the alphabet (the “LMNOP” part always gets a little squished together), but he can now count up to fourteen. Here’s a little video of his latest milestone!

5 Ways I Changed as a Mom in 2014

2014 wasn’t my first year of being a mom. I became a mom for the first time when my first son, KJ, was born on August 14th, 2012. And what an amazing year that was.

But 2014 brought on all new changes for me as a mommy. Here are a few of the changes that happened in my life as a mom this past year:

7 New Things My Baby Does at 11 Months

This time last year, we just got done celebrating Christmas with our family. I was 35 weeks pregnant and thinking about what was to come non-stop.

A year later, we are celebrating Christmas with a near toddler. Everything has changed so much in such a small amount of time. Looking at Soren, it’s hard to see much of a baby. He’s doing so much, learning so much, and has his own little personality. It feels like just yesterday all he could do was lay in my arms and demand to be fed every hour. It’s amazing how much things can change in only 11 months.

The Hardest Part About My Baby Growing Up

Next week, my baby will be five months old. 

And I’m still in total and complete denial about that little fact.

Why I Let My Baby Stay Up For New Year's Eve

2014 is drawing to a close, which means only one thing–

You’ll have to get used to writing “2015″ on everything and it will probably take you a month or two before you adjust. Ha! But the ushering in a brand-new year also means making one epic decision if you’re a parent:

To let the kids stay up or not to let the kids stay up?

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