Daily Rhythm: February 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Daily Rhythm: February 2016

This is our current daily “rhythm” in February 2016.  K 3 years , T 10-11 months.  We don’t follow it strictly; it is a flow and there is time for rest and play.  Sometimes, we have a “lazy day”(or two!)  when don’t follow the rhythm and just play and relax, but I notice that we…

Celebrating K at 3 Years | Happy Mom Musings

Celebrating K at 3 Years

K was much more aware of and excited about her birthday this year.  We had a small celebration with just our immediate family; she did Skype with extended family and they all sent her presents. I wanted to walk around the table 3 times with the globe, but we didn’t get to it.  Hopefully, I…

To T at 11 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 11 Months

Dear T, You are one month away from being a year old! Wow! This year has really flown by – especially the last few months. Your personality is starting to show, and I am sure will develop more in the coming months.  You are curious and active, and are vocalizing more.  You can entertain yourself,…

Imbolc 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Imbolc 2016: Planting Intentions

This year, we celebrated Imbolc, which is the mid-point between the winter solstice and spring equinox, celebrated on February 1st or 2nd.  It the time of year when ewes have babies and give milk, a time when we may notice the days lengthening (they have been since the winter solstice), and to look forward to…

To T at 10 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 10 Months

Happy 10 Months, my sweet boy! (Sorry it’s late again!)  The past few months have really flown by. It feels like I blinked, and all of a sudden my infant is a big baby – getting into everything, and communicating and interacting so much more. You are an expert crawler and love to cruise, and…

To K at 3 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 3 Years

Dear K, Happy Birthday, Sweet Girl!  At 3 years, you are so energetic, intelligent, strong-willed, opinionated, and funny. The biggest update is that you now use the potty all day! You still wear a diaper at night, but that is normal for your age. At 3 years you have fantastic gross motor control. You still…

To T at 9 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 9 Months

Dear T, I am sorry I am writing your 9 month post late, Little Buddy. Luckily, it is because we have been having a wonderful, busy holiday season. We have been making cookies, decorating, visiting with people, and playing with new toys. You are becoming more interactive. You are a fast crawler now and love…

To T at 8 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 8 Months

Dear T, Happy 8 months, Little Guy! I know I said this before, but I really love this age! You are so much fun. You have developed so many new abilities over the past month. My favorite has been that you now give great big, sometimes slobbery, open-mouth kisses. I love my T kisses! Physical…