Lillian's first Christmas was wonderful 🙂 We spent a week with my mom and grandpa in San Antonio and then spent a night in Austin to see Paul's dad, step mom, and some friends. Lillian got SPOILED with presents and we learned that she loves, loves, loves toys. She also got a bunch of cute … Continue reading Christmas Trip
Lilly had her first fever the other day while Paul was at work. It was terrifying. It got up to 102! I had no idea how to make it better; I was completely overwhelmed. My first instinct was to take her to the ER immediately but, Paul had the good sense to have me call … Continue reading Baby’s First Fever
Lillian will be 6 months old soon and I can't seem to wrap my brain around that. I've almost had my little squishy for half a year! She's the best thing that's ever happened to me and it feels like only yesterday my OB was cutting her out of my uterus. As amazing as Lilly … Continue reading Not Ready
Lillian spent her first Thanksgiving in Girard, Ohio. We decided to spend time with my dad's side of the family this year and I'm happy that Lilly got to meet some more family members 🙂 This was also Lillian's first time on an airplane and we took 4 flights total. I have never been so … Continue reading Flying with a Baby
Lilly is 5 months old and she's learning so many new things. It's thrilling and also a little sad. I feel like I'm going to blink and she'll be a teenager; time really needs to slow down. She is now a master roller from back to tummy and she's literally always doing that. It's almost … Continue reading Time flies when you’re learning new things.
Paul had to go out of town for work and it was just me and Lilly at home for a few days. We had a blast 🙂 I really felt like I was killin' the mom game and it was also nice to get some me time. I can't explain why but, it seems I … Continue reading When Daddy’s Away.
Here is my full list of essential baby registry items. Pack n' Play (works as both a great bassinet and a safe place for baby to play)Sleep Sack (although you should be provided at least one of these by the hospital)Bandana Bibs (seriously, these are the best kind of bibs)NoseFridaPack of short-sleeved onesiesPack of long-sleeved … Continue reading Baby Registry
It's been almost a month now since Lilly had her heart surgery and she is doing amazingly well 🙂 She has so much energy now, it's wild. This threw me for a loop the first few weeks, since I was used to how sleepy she was before the surgery but, I'm thrilled to see my … Continue reading Brand New Baby
Hey guys! Since last week's post was a bit of a downer, I decided to change it up a bit. Paul and I have now gone on several road trips with Lilly and I wanted to share some tips and tricks how to make traveling with a baby an efficient and bearable experience. Packing for … Continue reading Traveling with a Baby
Lilly is back home and recovering like a champion. She still has pain, especially when she hiccups (the saddest thing I've ever seen) but, she's doing so great all things considered 🙂 Me, on the other hand? I'm not ok. I'm not ok and I'm finally at a point where I need to get it … Continue reading Struggling