being a mommy · busy toddler · feeding the baby · hair · Little Man · schedule · transracial adoption

16 Months Old

Dearest Son, Today you are sixteen months old. It is so hard for me to believe that this much time has passed since your birth; it has flown by so quickly! I think the best way to sum you up is by quoting what a grandmother at the playground said to me today: “You certainly… Continue reading 16 Months Old

blog friends · feeding the baby · feeding the family · schedule

What’s For Dinner?

I have planned menus for a while now. But I like how this girl thinks. Maybe “girl” is offensive. I like how this woman thinks!!! Go here – you can get her February meal plan FOR FREE!! I downloaded it. It looks yummy & easy. And it might take some frustration out of what’s for… Continue reading What’s For Dinner?

cloth diapers · feeding the baby · parenting

I’m a Hippie?!

At Thanksgiving, my father referred to me as his “hippie daughter who makes her own baby food.” I’m okay with that, actually. I know my son is receiving good food prepared with love (ever read “The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake”?). I know what exactly he is eating, and more importantly, what exactly he isn’t… Continue reading I’m a Hippie?!

being a mommy · fear · feeding the baby · Little Man

Heart Stoppers!

In the past two days, my heart has stopped twice. Now, I realize we are raising a boy. And he is ALL BOY. So yesterday, we decided to take advantage of the strange 70 degree weather here in Indiana. We trek to the zoo. All is going well…we’re there…we’re stationed by the duck pond. Little… Continue reading Heart Stoppers!