With summer coming to a close, we’ve been working towards knocking everything out on our summer bucket list. With kids in tow, summer has taken on a whole new meaning. I love seeing the season through their eyes and leading them on adventures.
While there’s technically only one month left of summer, it takes a while for the South Carolina heat to get the Fall memo. While I’m hopeful that cooler temperatures are just around the corner, you’ll find us using these tips and tricks to stay cool…
Welcome a new little one into our family has brought more joy than I ever could have imagined, and more tears than I could have imagined, too ;). For me, transitioning from one to two children was (and still is) challenging. With one child, I was still able to hold onto a bit of my freedom, my sense of self. I could multi-task like no other; clean the house while playing hide and seek while cooking dinner while doing my makeup. Just kidding, I wouldn’t do that much, but you get the drift. Then, our precious Fields came along, and the amount I was able to accomplish in a day became… FEED THE LITTLE PEOPLE AND KEEP EVERYONE ALIVE. And maybe get them dressed…maybe.
Those first few weeks with two are SUCH a blur. If I didn’t have picture documentation, I might not believe it even happened!
Picky eating is so common in toddlers, and something I see daily at work. As a pediatric dietitian by day, I spend a lot of time with picky eaters and have been able to apply what I teach moms and families at work to my family at home. We’ve seen a lot of improvement in our picky eating, so I wanted to share my tips and tricks here with you guys as well!
I can’t believe it’s already been 11 weeks since our little love joined us. How!? Time flies by and is such a thief. He already is so much bigger and looks SO different. There are moments he and Piper look like twins at this age, and other times they look totally different. For a while we said he was Piper with brown hair, but now he’s looking more and more like his own little person. I’ve always said that Piper looks and acts like her Daddy, and Fields’ looks, and I think will act, more like me ;) A mama’s boy!
My fabulous friend Sophie was going to take pictures for us at his birth, but since she didn’t make it to the birth (read his birth story here), we had her come take newborn pictures for us, and I’m so glad we did! I know I will cherish these pictures forever. Plus, I need proof to know that the newborn stage actually happened because those first few weeks are all a blur and I pretty much don’t even remember them ;), haha.