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My heart has a million things to say and I don’t even know where to begin. Bryan Robert – my dear son – happy first birthday!! I cry tears of joy when I think about what a privilege it has … Continue reading
My son was born. I wasn’t laboring in a hospital or anxiously wringing my hands in the waiting room. I wasn’t even getting text play by plays or waiting nervously by the phone. I wasn’t receiving an “It’s a Boy!” balloon … Continue reading
I wonder when most people would say they became a mom? Would it be when they first saw their positive pregnancy test? First heard their baby’s heartbeat or first held their baby in their arms? To be honest my motherhood … Continue reading
Yesterday was the last page in Bryan’s adoption experience. Our sweet son is now officially, legally, always and forever part of our family. His name is legally changed to and they will issue a new birth certificate with our names … Continue reading
9/1-9/7 9/2- Dumped whole toy basket over and picked out toys he wanted. He was very proud of himself! Getting more persistent and vocal about things he wants (and when he DOESN’T get something he wants!) Always wants our phones! … Continue reading
AHHH!! What a milestone!! Bryan I can’t believe you’re 6 months old!! Six months is a big deal in our household for multiple reasons – we started solid foods (avocado!!), you’re almost crawling and a big special thing I’ll share … Continue reading
Week 18-19 August 4th-10th Sitting in big boy part of his stroller! (No car seat) Reaching out for me and Daddy when the other is holding him- heart melter No more boppy- sprawls out on my lap when I feed … Continue reading
Week 13-14 June 30- July 6 6/30- Slept for 10 hours!! Especially crazy after waking up 3x night for the last week… 3 mo growth spurt?! I really felt like he was bigger when he woke up. His head is … Continue reading
You turned 4 months old yesterday! Happy 4 Months Little Man!! Oh my Bryan, you are SO big!! The past month your personality is really shining through. You’ve started to talk more and yell back and forth when we’re playing. … Continue reading
My dear Kim, Congrats! Today officially enters you into adulthood. Voting is totally the coolest part about turning 18 but soon you will be moving out on your own, going to college and before you know it you’ll be getting … Continue reading