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Our Summer Garden 2016

We expanded our garden this summer, and I am quite proud of it!  I grew several plants from seeds in the spring, including the basil, thyme, calendula, and chamomile. July   August September Most of my plants are going strong and I am continuing to harvest them into October (our first frost is usually mid-October). …

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…

Lists

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving week!  Mr. S and I had quite a busy week visiting with friends and family – I apologize for the lack of posts.  I don’t have an update yet on the nesting process, but I do want to share with you an organization tool I put to…

Nesting Update: Monday, November 19th

I am starting to feel good about where we are in the “nesting” process!  The apartment is definitely not perfect (will it ever be?), but I am getting more comfortable that if something were to happen and Tiny One were to come early we would be ready. Last weekend was momentous as we put together…

Nesting Update: November 2nd

8 weeks to go until my due date!!  (Actually, a little less now!)  And I want to have as much as possible in place for Tiny One by 36 weeks (when she is technically full-term) so that I can spend that last month relaxing and so she can come whenever she is ready.  So, that…

A Dresser for Tiny One

This past weekend was exciting as we received Tiny One’s dresser and put it together!  We decided to go with Ikea’s Hemnes dresser – which has four small drawers on the top and four larger drawers on the bottom.  I am quite pleased with the amount of storage that it provides!  The plan is to…

The Beginning of Nesting

It has overtaken me.  The nesting bug.  Granted, I have always gone through phases where I need to clean and organize, but the pregnancy hormones have now stepped it up a notch!  A few weekends ago, I suddenly realized how much we have crammed into this one-bedroom apartment and that we need to clear some…