You Win Some, You Lose Some

You Win Some, You Lose Some

18 months is turning out to be a rough stage for my little one. She’s constantly pushing limits and asking for attention. She grabs me by the hand to lead me around the house, which is entirely cute on its own, but also means that I can’t get much done,...
Minnie Mouse Themed First Birthday Party

Minnie Mouse Themed First Birthday Party

Last weekend, we had our daughter’s 1st birthday party. She’s a fan of Mickey Mouse Club House, so I did a Minnie Mouse theme with a bit of Mickey thrown in. Personally, I like old school Minnie, before the marketers felt the need to make her clothes pink...
The Best Words

The Best Words

What’s more important to a writer than words? My daughter is now 31 weeks old. Last week, she started saying, “Mama”. Of course, I was a bit hesitant to believe it wasn’t just a coincidence, an attempt to develop her use of consonants and...
6 Months Down as New Parents

6 Months Down as New Parents

It’s amazing to think that my little girl is now over 200 days old. I keep track of this on my phone. It’s like a “Thank God!” moment every day when I see it. Somehow, it’s gotten both easier and harder as the days go by. She’s more...

3 Months Down as First Time Parents

My significant other and I have survived 3 months as first time parents. While I never expected a baby to come with a manual, I never expected it to be such a huge puzzle. “If we do activity 1 and activity 2, she won’t go to sleep, but if we do activity 1...