Motherhood

How To Get Family Pictures You’ll LOVE: Even When There’s a Toddler’s Involved

How To Get Family Pictures You’ll LOVE: Even When There’s a Toddler’s Involved

Last month we had our annual family photos taken with Rachel from Sisterlee Photography. I was a little nervous in the week leading up to the shoot because Lavinia is currently in quite the independent toddler “don’t make me do something I don’t want to […]

Holiday Gift Guide: For Toddlers

Holiday Gift Guide: For Toddlers

Shopping for your toddler at Christmas can be hard, especially when you know a bunch of toys are already coming your way from friends and family. Below are some fun and functional items that we have been loving in our house during the toddler stage […]

Happy Halloween + Trick-or-Treating at the OC ZOO

Happy Halloween + Trick-or-Treating at the OC ZOO

Happy Halloween! Henri is working late tonight so we made sure to celebrate Halloween early this past weekend. We dressed Lavinia up in her elephant costume and headed to the OC Zoo for their Halloween Zootacular. We went to this event on a whim last […]

The End of Our Breastfeeding Journey – and some thank yous

The End of Our Breastfeeding Journey – and some thank yous

Lavinia and I officially finished breastfeeding earlier this week. I always thought I would be sad when this day came but she weaned so slowly that I’ve had time to adjust to the idea of being done. I am so thankful for the 15 months […]

Lavinia Grace: 12-15 Months

Lavinia Grace: 12-15 Months

It’s been quite awhile since I did a baby update – so I thought I’d give you a peak into what Lavinia has been up to the past few months. I not really sure that baby is the correct word any more as Lavinia seems […]

Breastfeeding and Running

Breastfeeding and Running

Today is the last day of World Breastfeeding Week and as Liv and I are in the end stages of weaning I thought it was a fitting time to share a little bit about our experience with breastfeeding and some tips that I found helpful this […]

What Lavinia Ate: 12 Month Old Meal Ideas

What Lavinia Ate: 12 Month Old Meal Ideas

Navigating what to feed your baby can be challenging. I tend to gravitate towards feeding Liv a simplified version (or smaller cut up version) of what Henri and I are eating. It just makes meal time a lot less stressful when you only have to worry […]

Lavinia’s 1st Birthday & Party

Lavinia’s 1st Birthday & Party

Last Wednesday was Lavinia’s birthday! We woke her up with an “IT’S MY BIRTHDAY” shirt and a crib full of balloons. Every time we are in the check out line at the grocery store Liv points at and squeals at the balloons so I was […]

My Thoughts on Lavinia Turning One

My Thoughts on Lavinia Turning One

Tomorrow our little girl turns the big O-N-E!  It’s strange how time works… in some ways it feels like we were just anticipating her arrival on our drive to the birth center and in others it feels like she’s been a part of our family forever. […]

Avo-Nana Pudding: Feeding Fun with Num Num Inc.

Avo-Nana Pudding: Feeding Fun with Num Num Inc.

The first time I heard about Baby Led Weaning I was really intrigued by the idea. I mean letting your baby feed themselves frees you up to snack/eat your meal at the same time. Win, win! But when it came down to it Henri was a […]