One.

And so you are one. A couple weeks young and fresh. Where did these last 365 days go to?  It feels like yesterday when the doctor announced “It’s a girl!” and I announced I was so glad that I wasn’t pregnant anymore.  (That really was the first thing that came to mind…)  And they laid … More One.

Sweet Girl

Oh sweet girl, you are growing up too fast! Yesterday you started trying to walk. I admire your bravery and perseverance. I know you are compelled to move on to the next big thing, but so often in my life, I give up when I fall down. But I’m watching you stand back up again … More Sweet Girl

These Days

So where have I been?  Well to be honest, I have my hands full. With this… And this… And some of this, too… Oh, and I almost forgot this… It’s been busy, to say the least. And on top of that, she’s starting to teeth. So my sweet little happy baby has turned into a … More These Days

Da Da Da

So lately Cora has been trying to say Daddy. At first we thought she was just making random sounds, and didn’t want to be “those parents.” You know, the ones who think every gurgle and babble is a budding treatise on the state of world peace. But lately, she’s become much more intentional about it… … More Da Da Da

Now.

She is 7 months old now. She’s giving me kisses now.  First thing in the morning, especially.  Big, open-mouthed, sloppy wet kisses.  But they are the sweetest things, and make me laugh.  It is hard to believe she is old enough to be kissing.  And she’s also old enough to coyly withhold them from daddy. … More Now.