To K at 5 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 5 Years

Dear K, Happy Birthday, Munchkin!  5 feels like a big year to me – I guess because it’s half a decade?  Or maybe because you will officially be “school-age” next fall.  (I am excited to start Kindergarten with you!)  You do look older and can do anything you want on the playground now, but the…

First Trip to the Zoo

On Saturday, we took Tiny One to the zoo for the first time with my sister Alex.  She spent part of it sleeping in the carrier, but when she was awake seemed to enjoy observing everything. We only saw a panda through trees in the distance, because the line for the panda house was too…

Our Baby Shower

This past weekend my sister, my brother, and my mother all came down to throw a baby shower for Tiny One!  My Aunts came down for the weekend, and several family members and friends came to celebrate with us. The shower was on Sunday morning, so there was lots and lots of yummy brunch food,…

Feeling Grateful

Today is a beautiful September day.  But it is also September 11th.  For those of us who remember that day in 2001, this day will never just be another September day.  Looking at my facebook and other blogs this morning, people are all remembering those whose lives were lost on that day.  I also want…