One thing I’ve learned from having a baby that just hates being in the car, is that bribery works. A short car ride can go from being reasonably happy in his car seat, that usually last for less than 5 minutes, to what kind of torture is this. Because of that I usually go out with a bag of bribes. What’s in this bag? Toys, food, begging and a whole lot of singing. When none of that works its time to pull over and let Arren stretch his legs. On one of those days, Arren lucked out and we stopped at a park and he had his very first swing.
Don’t be fooled by this cute happy face, this guy was really grumpy that it was so hot and bright and we dare take him out. Continue reading
If this set of photos were an art exhibition, it would be called a boy and his cracker. The love that one boy has for his crackers. Continue reading
Arren has really found his voice these last couple of weeks and boy, does he love to let everyone know that he has arrived.
One of the things that made me fall in love with Carl was our shared love for mint chip. When we were dating we shared a lot of minty things and a whole lot of minty kisses Continue reading
When dad’s take the reigns, things are always just a bit out of whack. Continue reading
The term ” I’m a real mom” gets used a lot lately, especially when people mom shame, because believe me mom shaming works both ways, no matter what kind of mother you are. Continue reading
On Saturday we had a little half birthday celebration for Arren. Baby boy is 6 months old! It feels like only yesterday I held my not so tiny baby in my arms, feeling so incredibly grateful that you were so perfect, and you’re still just as perfect. Continue reading
On Sunday we decided to go for a little after church walk on the penguin beach. A penguin beach sounds silly, but that’s exactly what it is….a beach filled with penguins. Continue reading
Becoming a mother is a life changing experience that changes us physically, but also emotionally. It makes you love more, see things more clearly and makes you wonder how little sleep can you have before you die of exhaustion? Continue reading