Dear G, Yesterday you started clapping. It’s not a big deal but it’s just so cute to see you do it! You clap at things you do and you clap for others. I just wanted to remember the day you started clapping! xo Mama Continue reading Notes to G
Dear Gems, Today you fed me for the first time. I gave you a piece of banana and after taking a few bites you took it and fed it to me. I think this is so exciting. I don’t know why but I do. Well… actually I think it’s exciting because I feel it shows you have … Continue reading Notes to G
Dear Gemma, This is the face you make when you are beyond excited. When I pull out a food you like you make this face and your feet start moving a mile a minute! It’s the most amazing thing to watch. But then you want what you want right away and if I haven’t peeled that … Continue reading Notes to G
//www.youtube.com/get_player What a breakthrough! Annika has been taking violin since October. Until yesterday she had only done many different finger and muscle strengthening exercises. To be honest it’s been a struggle. I got mad at her after last week’s class and came close to quitting classes all together. I know I sound like a tiger … Continue reading It’s NOT about the violin.
In so many little and big ways I see the difference between Annika and Gemma. The biggest indicator that these two girls will be two very different women with different process on tackling problems and projects is the way they are learning to sit up, crawl and walk. I originally thought that Gemma was developing … Continue reading Gemma’s Process
We went to the Ronald Reagan Library today. It’s been a while since we last visited. When we pulled up to the parking lot I remembered Annika was crawling and pulling herself up on things but not yet walking when we were there last. So she must have been somewhere around 10 months….the very same … Continue reading Ronald Reagan Library
Co-sleeping is such a personal choice. Sometimes people ask me why I do it or how can I do it. This picture always comes to mind and I’m glad I finally found it. I was about 5 or 6 years old. I believed with all my heart that my dolls and stuffed animals had … Continue reading Co-sleep Training