Andrew the dog · Baby · Goals · House · Toddlerhood

Sam at 6 Months Old, First Half of December

Hello! We’ve had a snowy week and some exciting things going on here. Let me go back to the beginning of the month, with a visit from my parents and aunt and some holiday activities. With our visitors, we went to the Christmas Festival of Lights at the Grotto. It was cold and beautiful! Ari… Continue reading Sam at 6 Months Old, First Half of December

Andrew the dog · Baby

Ari is 16 Months Old: A Motherhood Turning Point?

I read a blog called Feeding the Soil, by a blogger I’ve been following since she first started blogging about planning her wedding on 2000dollarwedding, when I was planning my own wedding. She had her first son right around the time I first started thinking seriously about getting pregnant, and her (hyper-analyzed) journey inspired a… Continue reading Ari is 16 Months Old: A Motherhood Turning Point?

Andrew the dog · Baby · Bicycling with baby · Food

Ari’s 15th Month: Keeping Busy, Riding Electric Cargo Bikes, and Watching Dogs Have Fun

This month felt SO LONG! It was an epic month and a whirlwind at the same time. Is that because I have a toddler? I don’t know, but this is pretty much what the month from mid-August to mid-September looked like for me: Not hanging out at IKEA, but with 14-month-old Ari toddling away from… Continue reading Ari’s 15th Month: Keeping Busy, Riding Electric Cargo Bikes, and Watching Dogs Have Fun