Andy

All things having to do with my son, Andy.

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Mother and Son Halloween Costume!

Halloween is such a fun time! Candy, creepy decor, and best of all, costumes! I love seeing everyone in their costumes and I love dressing up myself! I have tried relentlessly to get my husband to dress up with me every single year and he has not budged. Not when it was just the two

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Coming at you with another craft! As you can see from my last post (Painting in a Bag), I’m on a sensory kick right now. This is a DIY sensory bag!   For this You’ll Need: – Gallon Ziplock Bag – Aloe Vera/Hair Gel/Anything similar – Duct Tape – Food Coloring (Optional) – Filler! (Beads,

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Arts & Crafts: Five And A Half Month Old Can Paint!

I’ve been thinking about sensory projects for my son. I really wanted to have him finger paint, but he’s only five and a half months old and has not started solids yet. He’s also teething, so his hands are permanently affixed to his mouth. Next month, when he has started solids, I’m definitely going to

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Nursery Tour

When we bought our house, I was two months pregnant with Andy. We were very early on, which gave us a lot of time to work on the nursery. It was very important that we took a very gender neutral route. Not because we weren’t planning to find out the gender, but because I am

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32 Week Ultrasound

One of my favorite parts of pregnancy thus far has absolutely been feeling little kicks, shifts, and rolls. I love watching the wave move across my belly. I constantly wonder what he’s doing in there. The next best experience has been ultrasounds. I thought I was only going to get three and after the third,

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Week 27 Start of the third trimester! Baby Facts: Baby is 14.8 inches and about 2.5 lbs this week. Food comparisons include head of lettuce and a cucumber. Baby is practicing inhaling and exhaling….amniotic fluid, that is. Strengthen those lungs for your debut, little boy! Baby is showing brain activity! I wonder what you’re thinking

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All I Want Is You.

A palpable happiness fills the air. Family members gather outside their bedrooms, in the communal hallway, exchanging hugs, kisses and “Merry Christmas’”, too. Downstairs the only visible light is twinkling from the Christmas tree, reflecting off shiny red, green, and gold baubles. Under the tree is a sea of boxes, wrapped with care and adorned