It seriously doesn’t seem like it’s been SIX MONTHS since my baby girl came into this world… Half a year? What? I can’t even process this right now. But I’m going to have to. Six months ago I was carrying around this tiny 7 lb 11 oz newborn and I felt the whole world stood… Read More Kensie Lou’s 6 month update
I am still so excited and surprised! Yesterday, I logged on to reply to some comments on my most recent post, and found out that the lovely Army Wife with Daughters had nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award. How thoughtful of her! Then, I logged on today and found out that Abby Co nominated me… Read More One Lovely Blog Award – My first two nominations!
Well, just as I guessed it would, these past two months have flown by! And now, my little newborn is no longer so little anymore. We’ve got an adorable, sleep regressing, laughing little four-month-old, and I can’t wait to tell you guys all about her changes. So for starters, Kensington’s three month clothes fit her PERFECTLY… Read More Kensie Lou’s 4 Month Update
On April 5th, 2016 at 4 in the morning, Dylan and I found out we were going to be having a baby. We stood in the bathroom in such shock and excitement for as long as we could before I had to get to work by 4:30 AM. I couldn’t stop smiling and all I… Read More Reliving our first pregnancy, just one more time!
Last April, I was lucky enough to marry a wonderful man who understands me, supports me, and makes me the happiest person in the world. While our wedding was absolutely perfect (read all about it here) there was definitely a big missing part of our big day: my beautiful mother. My mother passed away from lung… Read More Getting married without my mother: how I made it through
How on earth is my baby girl TWO MONTHS old now? It seems like just yesterday she made her arrival, and now she’s a smiling, head-lifting, adorable two-month old. Time really does run faster when you have a kid. I wanted to start keeping an update (I’m thinking every 2 months) on not only Kensington’s… Read More Kensie Lou Update: 2 Months
Dylan and I were so excited and so anxious as Kensington’s due date came as fast as it did. Each day prior, Dylan would come home from work and say, “So, how are you feeling?” and though I was having contractions on and off throughout those last few days carrying her, nothing was regulated or very strong.… Read More Kensington’s birth story
My dearest Kensington, Well, today’s your due date, and here we are still anxiously anticipating your arrival. Everyone is telling me to savor this time and not to rush you out, and I’m doing all I can to do just that. But I’m so overly excited to meet you Kensie Lou. And I’ll be honest, I’m… Read More A letter to my unborn daughter
My family started a new tradition last year where we all get together and cut down the Christmas tree for Dad’s house. All 10 of us (including the babies) have to agree on the tree and then we take it back to Dad’s and decorate it as a group. It was especially fun this year,… Read More 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Chopping Adventure
Ever since my best friend, Katie, started planning Kensington’s baby shower, I knew I needed to come up with a “theme” for Kensie’s nursery. I was definitely intimidated. I didn’t want to feel limited to a theme and also couldn’t find one that I liked enough to commit to. So Katie suggested a color scheme and that’s what… Read More Kensington’s Pink & Gold Nursery