Archive for 30 May 2011

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Signs of Life

Emerson isn’t the only one growing around here! There was snow on the ground when we bought our house so all of the lovely landscaping has been a pleasant surprise!...

Monkey See, Monkey Do

We’ve been chasing Emerson around the house ever since she started crawling 6 weeks ago. It’s rare to find her sitting in one place for more than a few seconds which is why it took me two weeks to accomplish a few decent 8 month pictures. Our little monkey is a silly girl and already loves copying us. She repeats clapping, waving, making tongue clicking sounds, and even tried tossing her hair back just like her mom the other day. She loves exploring her new house and pulls herself up on anything and everything she can reach. I’ve recently added baby food to the list of things I like to...

27 Years Ago

For as long as I can remember, birthdays have made me feel more uncomfortable than celebratory. I’m not afraid of getting older, so this strange feeling has been hard to explain. Finally in my 27th year I understand why. Maybe it’s the ‘mother’ in me, but I strongly feel that it would make far more sense to celebrate the people who created us in the first place. I am here today, the person that I am, because of my parents. They nurtured and taught me so that I could do the exact same in return for my own child. I don’t know who I would be without their great love....