All posts tagged: mom

Oliver Turns Eight Months

Eight months has passed since I gave birth to the most joyful baby ever. He’s also the loudest baby ever. Seriously, this kid can scream. Eight months…I need to let that sink in some more. That’s two thirds of a year, right? I don’t like math. Let’s not talk about math. A few months ago Elli (6) told me that when she grows up she wants to be an explorer and go on an adventure to discover dragons. This was a few months ago, mind you, and I’m pretty sure she has since changed her career choice to ninja artist, but I think if any of her siblings were to join her on her quest it would be Oliver. He is always into something. They all have an adventurous spirit – each to their own degree- but Ollie takes the cake on most adventurous baby. He is a joyful, sweet little thing. He now weighs 17 lbs and he babbles, giggles, and wiggles constantly. He can climb just about anything he can get his chubby …

Isaac turns two

This week my third baby and first son turned two. Birthdays are really flippin’ hard for mommas. It’s such a joy to see your child growing up, but I hate realizing that he isn’t my little baby anymore and all these sweet cuddles will someday end. Well, that’s a bit of a downer. I’ll try to focus on all the positive from this point forth, but honestly, I’m an emotional wreck so don’t hold me to that. Let’s go over what we did that day. We woke up bright and early to spend the day at the dentist’s office getting our teeth cleaned. Fun, right? Probably the best birthday ever haha! That’s what’s so great with these tiny humans – they don’t really care what you’re doing as long you’re doing it together. This picture is me and the boys in the waiting area of the dentist’s office. We tend to take over small establishments with our size. Yes, Isaac was stripping for the elderly couple waiting with us. Clothes are for the birds. I …