Milestones · Motherhood · Reflection · Toddlerhood

Don’t Call Me Mom

All of a sudden my little one doesn’t seem so little anymore. Why? Well, this past week he started calling me Mom! Not Mama, not Mommy, but Mom. Saturday morning, as I’m making his breakfast, Jaden looked right at me and said, “Mom,..." I don’t recall what came after that because I was dumbfounded that… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Mom

Family · Holidays · Toddlerhood

My Favorite Christmas Movies

It’s December and Christmas is fast approaching. One thing I love about this time of year are Christmas movies. On the blog today I’m sharing some of my favorites!

Baby · Family · Motherhood · Toddlerhood

Lessons in Toddlerhood

Hello 18 months! Can you believe it? I can’t! Time has flown by, but it’s been so exciting and rewarding to watch Jaden grow and develop into a more independent person. He is energetic, fun, loving, smart, and so curious about the world around him. Some of his major developmental milestones include: Walking Running Climbing… Continue reading Lessons in Toddlerhood

Baby · Motherhood · Toddlerhood

Transition to Toddlerhood pt. 2

About at month before Jaden's 1st birthday, I shared some of my thoughts about Jaden's transition to toddlerhood and how I was preparing myself for things like a new class at daycare, walking, and weaning. Well, Jaden is now almost 14 months old and a lot has changed since that last post. It amazes me… Continue reading Transition to Toddlerhood pt. 2

Breastfeeding · Motherhood · Toddlerhood


One word I'm thinking a lot about these days as we get closer to Jaden's first birthday is weaning. Before Jaden was born I knew I wanted to breastfeed. For me, it only seemed right to give it a try; I didn't really think twice about it. I read about all the benefits of breastfeeding… Continue reading Weaning…