9 month update

It's the beginning of 2018 and we officially have a 9 month old in the house. Ethan is so smart, he has become more focused on what he likes and definitely let's you know what he doesn't like. When something new catches his eye, he is hell bent on exploring it until it ends up in... Continue Reading →

8 Month Update!

As of 2 weeks ago, Ethan is 8 months old! I always seem to be a few weeks behind. Whoops! Ethan is growing and learning so much. He is trying to sit up on his own and just about to start crawling forward. Every time he raises his hand to go, his head is too top-heavy... Continue Reading →

The Struggles With Being A NICU Parent

When you hear a mother or a father say their little one was a preemie, most people only think about the baby's journey in the hospital. There is more to it than that. The parent’s journey along with their baby is a struggle for most people to share. For us, the trip to go see Ethan wasn't that... Continue Reading →

Baby’s First Cold

All of the month of November, there has been one type of sickness or another running rampant through our household. The stomach bug to the sniffles. Being passed from one person to the next, then back around again and again. Damn sickness riding us like a carousel. I've always been scared for Ethan to get... Continue Reading →

I’m Trapped?

Since Ethan was born 2.75 months early, there are things I'm noticing, along with other friends and family, that he does still that a 5 month old is leaning and then there are other things he does that a 8 month old will do. Does he feel like a 8 month old trapped in a... Continue Reading →

7 Months Old

I can't believe Ethan is over 7 months old now. It doesn't seem that long ago we were spending our long days at the TG NICU. But now he is growing into a bog boy weighing over 14 lbs now. Whooo! It's crazy how it took Ethan so long to gain weight and grow up... Continue Reading →

5 Things I’m Horrible With At Being A Mom

Adore too much: This is a hard one for me. Trying not to gloat about how cute Ethan is. I know most parents know their baby is cute but Ethan! He is what perfection looks like in a baby. His morning smiles, his little baby coos and laughs. Ethan is the most happiest baby I've... Continue Reading →

Not So Much Breastfeeding Journal

I've always struggled when it came to producing breast milk. It was hard! I knew I wanted to be a breastfeeding mama but the struggle was real. Delivering early, I wasn't prepared and I didn't do enough research. I didn't know how much effort was put into the simple task. You see mothers all around you having no... Continue Reading →

Not a baby anymore

My sweet little boy has officially became a big boy and is now sleeping in his crib!!! At 6.8 months old, Ethan has finally started getting really good at being able to roll over from front to back and back to front. Which means that he is no longer allowed to sleep in his bassinet. I've been worried... Continue Reading →

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