Things That My 9 Month Old Does That *Just Make Sense* (An Unintended Lesson in Baby Proofing // 9 Months of James Update A Little Late)

Have you seen the trend on Reels/TikTok where it’s like that Italian music overlaid over “things that just make sense” for certain situations? I’ve been thinking about that a lot as James hit this 9 month milestone – because he is SO busy and he does so many things that are simultaneously hilarious, sometimes dangerous […]

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8 Months of James (The Troublemaker)

This last month has been a busy time for James! If you saw our 7 month update, you’ll know that James started crawling last month – at the end of this past one, he started reciprocal crawling which is crawling on hands and knees (vs. the army crawling he was doing before). So now he […]

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7 Months of James: On the Move!

He can roll.. he can sit… and now he can crawl! That’s right. This past month, James has been able to push up to sit independently and he started crawling! This little guy is on the move and he’s growing TOO fast, my mama heart is NOT ok. 7 Month Milestones & Abilities Lets take […]

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James is Half Way to ONE! {6 Month Update}

OH MY GOSH. How are we here though?! I can’t believe I gave birth at home 6 months ago now, and that this little guy has been apart of our lives for that long! I honestly have a hard time remembering life without him (except sleep.. I remember that fondly). I’ll only touch on milestones […]

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5 Months of James, Affectionately Known as Jimbo

When I named my children, I thought very hard about potential nicknames others might give them. And if there were associated nicknames (which there are with both my kids names), I wanted to be the one to choose what the short form was. I can’t stand when someone calls my kid something else! Why do […]

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4 Months of James: Let’s Roll!

Here we are again, another monthly milestone post. I felt that 3-4 months felt “longer” than usual and I really took the time to appreciate that. Sadly, I have been so busy creating content for Instagram and recording podcast episodes (and living my life of course) that I haven’t been updating the blog as much […]

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3 Months of James and Squeals!

This past month has been one full of growth! I really have noticed him actually growing and changing this month. Sometimes it takes you by surprise (like when they’re suddenly not a newborn anymore) but I swear some months you actually see their growth over a 24-48 hour period! It’s crazy. Read our past monthly […]

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2 Months of James: So Many Smiles!

This baby is so happy – yes, he is a baby so he still has his “moments”, but for the majority of the time that he’s awake and alert he is smiling, engaged, and full of joy. These past 2 months with him have been wonderful, and I finally feel now we’re *starting* to get […]

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James’s First Month

Wow – so weird that back when I started this blog, Maggie was only just over a month old (you can find my Maggie posts under “Maggie Monthly“). When Maggie turned 6 months I decided to start documenting her milestones, development and just change and growth each month. When she hit a year I started […]

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