One thing I’m constantly asked about is what my typical day looks like with Caelan.
And it’s a tough one to answer because he’s definitely not on a schedule yet. Of course my type-A personality would love for him to be, but I honestly believe it’s not feasible to live life according to the clock, especially with or as an infant. The best thing for a baby, in my oh so experienced opinion, is to let the baby lead, but provide structure around what he/she needs. What we do instead of schedule, is look for patterns and signals that allow us to develop routines for certain parts of the day, like bedtime. Especially bedtime. This helps Caelan understand how the day is broken up and will hopefully provide some sort of structure for when I go back to work next week. Continue reading “A Typical Day with Caelan”
We’ve been soaking in the beautiful spring weather, spending lots of time outside, and just savoring the moments we have as a family. Caelan will be two months on Wednesday; never in my life has two months seemed to go by so quickly. His first year is flying by and I’m so afraid that if I blink, I’ll miss something. Continue reading “May Snapshots”
I’ve lived in the same house my whole life.
Like from the day I was born until now. As a kid, as a teenager, during college, with my husband, and now with our baby. It’s definitely time for a change. And more space. Continue reading “We’re Moving!!”
I always wondered what being a mom felt like.
I mean, I still feel like me; I don’t think my identity as a person has changed. I still like the things I like and hate the things I hate. I still have the same job and I still drive my husband crazy and I still obsessively redecorate our apartment. But there’s this whole, gigantic new part of me that I’ve given to a little person. A person I created. A person I would literally give my life for. Continue reading “Mom Thoughts for Mother’s Day”