My Sweet 10 Month Old Girl

We’re into double digit months! Remember when turning 10 was so cool because you were in double digits?  And maybe soon your mom would let you get your ears pierced?! Well, we’re not piercing any ears over here, but we do have a double digit months baby girl. In the last month or so, Carter […]

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How I’m Weaning a Baby Who Refuses a Bottle

This post contains an affiliate link. First of all, let’s just all agree that feeding a baby is a very personal, challenging, and unexpected journey.  Before you give birth, you might have a specific plan in mind for how everything is going to go.  You might have read the breastfeeding diagrams or set up your […]

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My Favorite Oatmeal Pancakes

I used to be all about the Just Add Water pancake mix.  In college, I would make giant batches of pancakes around midnight in our dorm kitchen.  To share, of course.  (And without those, who knows if I would be married right now!)  Just adding water is far easier than making pancakes from scratch, but […]

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Surviving the First Two Weeks with a Baby

All bliss and bubbles and snuggles, right?  Ha, no.  Those first two weeks home with a baby are more like hormone swings, no sleep, constant nursing, and realization that your life has unalterably changed.  Yes, lots of snuggles too.  And sweet baby sleepiness and overwhelming love.  But this post is more about the realness. It […]

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Baby Shopping

I might let Carter Jane play with our junk mail.  And while I don’t usually pay attention to catalogs, she quite enjoys them. Today’s catalog was Hanna Andersson. Which she loves, and so do I. Just two of many Hanna outfits and many open mouthed smiles, just like her daddy. Some of their patterns can […]

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