My dearest Finley James turned 8 months old. 8 months! With each passing month, we get a little bit further from the day of his birth when he burst into our lives. I grieve the days where I could hold him with one hand and he was just so new to the world. On the… Continue reading Time for Motherhood: Finn at Eight Months
Finn is now a full seven months. Ah sweet boy, you keep growing and growing... Finn now has two bottom teeth and four teeth on the top growing in...plus molars... He's still not sleeping through the night, but I've accepted it as the normal... He loves making noises - grunts, groans, Velociraptor cries, loud exclamations-… Continue reading Time for Motherhood: Finn at 7 Months
Finn is now six months. Six months! In the beginning, I thought by six months I'd be an exceptional parent and pretty much know everything there is to know. Now I know the truth- not a chance. I may never know. We had our first Christmas together. It was a strange one with ice, illnesses,… Continue reading Time for Motherhood: Finn at Six Months
Finn is now five months old. He's a happy and often mellow little baby boy. He doesn't sleep a lot but uses energy to roll from his back to his front and vice versa. Finn has celebrated his first Thanksgiving at Grandma Ann's house. His favorite toys are his fingers, his Sophie teether, and his… Continue reading Time for Motherhood: Finn at Five Months
I'm grateful for the gift of November. It seems strange to write as it's a month I dread due to the dark days - but I'm grateful for the gift I have given myself for the last five plus years- the gift of daily gratitude during the month. It sets me up for the next year… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: November 30th, 2017
Today I'm grateful for pets. This morning as I drove to drop Finn off, I saw a woman walking with her dog slung across her shoulder. I'm hoping nothing was wrong with the dog and he was just tired of walking. She was a dutiful pet owner and he was restful, trusting her to take… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: November 29th, 2017
This morning I'm grateful for a little Finn man who can now roll from back to front and front to back. Life is going by so quickly and I'm just so grateful that I am remembering to savor every milestone and every moment. I hope I can remember these moments in the years ahead. Each… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: November 28th, 2017
Today I'm thankful I did not fall asleep earlier than was appropriate.
Today I'm feeling grateful for small rays of sunshine that shine through the dark clouds.
Today I'm grateful for friends who can install appliances.