9 Months

Sweetie c,I feel like a bit of a broken record, but you really are the happiest, sweetest, smiliest little baby there ever was.  This month, though, you’ve started to suddenly seem like a little bit less of a baby and … Read More

Daddy

I tend to make a big deal out of things.  I kind of hate that about myself, but I do.  I get antsy and stressed and am a bit of a perfectionist.  The saving grace is that this comes 100% … Read More

Creeper Creeper

Oh, Father’s Day weekend, you delightful little thing, you.  And we’ll get to that soon enough. But it’s late and I’m tired from baking and REbaking (after…forgetting to add half the flour to my cookies…) and so I’ll just share … Read More

Happy Birthday to Meeeee

On Thursday night, we were planning to go camping in the beautiful Shenandoah’s in honor of my birthday on Friday.  Dan surprised me with a spot picked out months ago before it filled up right at the top of a … Read More

Belated 8 Months

Kina girl, You’ve learned so many tricks and fun things this month.  There is so much personality stemming from that little body and big smile! It seems the physical stuff is finally happening for you this month and it’s coming … Read More

Five

One Sunday evening a few weeks ago, I looked up from my perch on the couch to see Dan heating up some milk.  I entitled-ly and ungratefully told him that it was well past hot chocolate season and that I … Read More

Mama

Growing up, there were probably a lot of things I took for granted about my mom.  Moving across the world to a country where she didn’t yet have a firm grasp of the language (and then getting the hang of … Read More

Seven Months

Dear kina girl, Pretty sure we’ve all just become even more smitten with you this month.  I mean, that little smile!  That personality!  We just cannot get enough. Your babbling has really taken off this month.  It is so fun … Read More

Someone Had a Birthday

On Monday, Daniel turned 28, thus commencing the 2 months in which we are the same age.  We had a delightful day of homemade breakfast, meeting him downtown by his work to go out to lunch, and the most ridiculously … Read More

Belated 6 Months

Sweet baby c, This month marks your first cold, and the longest communal family illness in the history of earth and perhaps the universe.  We’ve all been fairly miserable, but fortunately, you were the least affected, with only a couple-day-long … Read More

5 Months

Sweet baby c, Good heavens, but you are just the best baby there ever was.  I know I’ll think this of all my babies, but right now, it’s all about you, sweets.But really.  You are just the sweetest little thing … Read More

4 Months

Sweetest C, Oh my, but you are just the sweetest little baby there ever was.  Seriously, this month has made even more apparent what an absolute sweetheart you are.  You just smile and giggle all day long.  You only fuss … Read More