To K at 6 Years & 6 Year Interview

Another time around the sun with you, munchkin! And it has been quite the trip! This year was a year of big changes from our family, and I think you have grown in the process. Over the summer, we moved from our townhouse in Maryland to our own home, with lots of land, in Northwest…

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…

To K at 4 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 4 Years

Dear K, Happy Happy Birthday, Munchkin!  You have gone around the sun four times!  In the past four years you have learned to crawl, walk, dance, climb, dig, talk, sing, shout, be a sister and a friend, tell a joke, tell a story, make art, pour a cup of tea, help Mommy cook and bake,…

To K at 3.5 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 3.5 Years

Dear K, You have grown and learned so much in the past 6 months, I wanted to do another post for you.  You are definitely stubborn and passionate.  When you don’t want to do something, you fight hard against doing it – the most common example is sleep.  Many nights we hear, “I won’t sleep! …

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 K at 2.5 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 2.5 Years

Dear K, My sweet girl, you are growing up so fast. You are much less a baby now and are transitioning into being a “kid.” You are very independent and like to explore, which often leads to me having to tell you no, which you do not like. Obviously, the biggest change in the past…

To K at 2 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 2 Years (Happy Birthday!)

Dear K, Happy Birthday!  In the past 2 years, you have grown from a helpless (but adorable) infant into a beautiful, walking, running, climbing and talking toddler. You are discovering yourself – your likes and dislikes – and are making them known to others.  You are very independent and strong-willed (you are a toddler!). You…

To K at 21 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 21 Months

Dear K, These last few months have been all about language!  There are some other notables as well, of course, but it is amazing how much more articulate you are now.  At this rate, we will be having deep conversations by the time you are two! Physical Development Over the past few months you are…