Ava’s very first airplane ride took place on July 6, when she was 2 months and 5 days old! She, my mom, and I were headed to Atlanta for my brother Marshall’s wedding. [Read more…]
Archives for August 2015
For my birthday this year I decided to couple it with an “introduction party” if you will for Ava. The email invite was billed as “Come Meet Baby Ava…and wish Maya a belated birthday”! [Read more…]
Hello and happy (late) Monday!
I hope everyone had a good weekend. My little family and I had a wonderful weekend – we took a family trip (minus Violet who stayed at home with Lena) to Dallas. My best friend Katie is expecting her first child, a boy, in late-October and several girls and I were throwing her a baby shower on Saturday. I also thought it would be a great opportunity for Tommy to return to Dallas since it had been awhile since he visited and for Ava to be introduced to Dallas, family, and friends here! [Read more…]
During my brief blogging hiatus (aka maternity leave) we quietly celebrated and reflected on Tommy’s 32nd birthday on May 18th. Tommy is never one to make a big deal out of his birthday. I’m always the one asking him what would he like to do, where should we go to dinner, why don’t we invite people over, and asking him if he likes any of the birthday ideas I have pinned on my Pinterest board for this very occasion. This happens every year. [Read more…]
I learned quite a few things about motherhood and all that it comes with over the course of my maternity leave. I am sure I will leave things out. (I really should have jotted down all the things that came to mind as they occurred, but there were really times when I had no time to do even this).
Since a lot of these thoughts are all over the place, I will do my best to group them as best I can. The bottom line? You can prepare and plan as much as you want, but no matter how prepared and planned out you think you are…there are times and things when you’ll learn really quickly after having a baby that you were not. [Read more…]
There was some dining done on 14th Street these past few months. 🙂 [Read more…]
It has been QUITE awhile hasn’t it?! It is so hard to believe that little Ava will be turning 4 months on September 1. That is correct. Time certainly does fly when you’re having fun (and learning how to take care of a newborn for the first time!) [Read more…]