To T at 12 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 12 Months

Happy Birthday, Little Man!  You are a year old already!  You are very different than you were a year ago.  You are walking (sometimes very fast), climbing, and making lots of noise. You have a few “words” – Mama, Dada “RaRa” for K – and you make your opinions known.  You are especially good at…

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…

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…

Celebrating K's 2nd Birthday | Happy Mom Musings

Celebrating K’s 2nd Birthday

K turned 2 at the end of December, so I recently did a “birthday interview” with her, asking her some questions I hope to ask every year.  Here are her 2 year old answers: What is your favorite color? Purple What is your favorite toy? Stuffed dog (she has several, so I’m not sure which…

Birthday Celebrations!

Since we were visiting my family in Connecticut the weekend before Tiny One’s birthday, and we were driving home on her birthday, we had several birthday celebrations spread over a week or so.  These were more for me and the rest of the family than for Tiny One, as I doubt she understood what was…