Raise your hand if you thought last weekend was amazing and that every day should be Mother’s Day! Everyone? That’s what I thought. Not only was the weather phenomenal, but I got all treated nice and was bestowed with artwork, a cake, and some beautiful flowers. We also spent a couple days up at the… Continue reading Happy Belated Mother’s Day!
Hey everyone! Hope you have been enjoying spring (on the days it feels like spring, at least!). We have been fitting in lots of play dates these past couple weeks which makes me feel awesome and social and I know the girls love seeing other humans besides myself, so it has been very win-win.… Continue reading Spring time means good times!
This week we had a memorable morning of mama and Cece fun. I accompanied Cece on her first field trip with her preschool as we visited Minnetonka Orchards. Our trip started with a bus ride and then a hay ride (heeeey motion sickness!). We then got an informative lesson in pomology, a delicious snack of apples and fresh donuts,… Continue reading Cece’s First Field Trip!
“It’s all messy: The hair. The bed. The words. The heart. Life.”William Leal As of this month, I will have spent three years as a stay-at-home mom. It’s something I never planned or expected to do. However, once I made the decision to do it, a big sense of relief swept through our household. At… Continue reading Three years of being a stay-at-home mom
How did you grow so big overnight?How did you get so smart and bright?Yesterday you were asleep in my arms.Today you’re growing off the charts.I’m so proud of you. Frances England Off she goes! Although it’s been a slightly emotional week and day for me, neither of us cried this morning.… Continue reading Preschool!
For as much incessant photo-taking that happens around here, I recently realized that I hardly have any nice photos of just Rosie and I together. (The selfies taken with me in my PJs with my iPhone do not count.) Yes, she is only two months old, but the time is going by too fast. … Continue reading Me and Rosemary
I feel like Mother’s Day becomes more special to me each year. It’s not just because I’m a mama myself now, but because my respect and admiration for other mothers and mother-figures is always growing. I find myself smiling at other moms and holding doors open for them wherever I go because I finally am starting… Continue reading Mother’s Day 2014
This post is about a week overdue, but still worth a share! So, I blinked and now Rosemary is one month old. Right now she… has a healthy appetite sleeps decently at night has outgrown newborn clothes and diapers does not prefer baths enjoys being snuggled and practicing holding… Continue reading One Month
When we brought Rosemary home from the hospital, I tried to make an effort to take videos of those first few weeks. To me those brand-new baby days are almost magic. (To be clear, there’s also lots of sleeplessness, poopy diapers, feeling physically icky from having a baby, and just messes everywhere in addition to… Continue reading Our first weeks at home
This weekend, our second girl arrived. Rosemary Grace Gaetz was born on 3.15.14 at 3:22 p.m. She weighed in at 7 lbs, 13 oz and measured 20.5 inches long. She is healthy and lovely. Rosie eats like a horse and sleeps like… Continue reading And then there were four.