17 months


I’m just in love with this photo – it reminds me how small Jemma still is :) My sweet girlie, Seventeen months is terrifyingly close to 18 months which is actually 1 1/2 years. Oh my word. AND, only 5 months until you become a big sissy! Are you feeling excited? This last month you […]

16 Months

Book explosion – Jemma’s favorite pastime  Brace yourself. Well, myself. How is my itty bitty baby 16 months old??? That’s getting awfully close to 2, or at least 1 1/2! Plus, now she is a big sister which makes her seem much older than she actually is. I’ve had a pretty relaxed month – battling […]

Little Mama


At 15 months, Jemma has become quite the little mama. Last night we babysit one of her dear little friends and she was the biggest helper! She sat right next to him on the floor, passing toys, giving kisses, and replacing his pacifier whenever it fell. We set out her old bouncer and swing as […]

15 months


1-10 number blocks c/o Ah!Natural Baby My Dear Girl … Could it be true that you are 15 months? How is that so!?! This last month has been such a brilliant adventure. You are a bright and beautiful gem and I am blessed to spend every day with you! FAVORITES Jemma adores bath time and […]



My sister snapped a few photos for our Christmas newsletter this past weekend. These are by far my most favorite outtakes … JEMMA BLOWING KISSES! … Oh so many ways to follow along … Blog – GFC – Blog Lovin’ – Facebook – Twitter – Pinterest – Vote

13 & 14 Months


Yikes – I completely missed Jemma’s 13 month post. Probably because we were traveling for much of October and early November. We’ll consider this a catch up for both months … My sweet girl …You and I are becoming the very best of friends. Of course, I’ll always be your mama first, but spending each […]

12 Months


Yes, I realize that 12 months is the same as 1 year, but 12 months puts me at ease. And, well, 1 year makes me want to panic. Do any of you mamas feel this way? Don’t blame me down the road if I’m all, “This is my daughter, Jemma, and she is 62 months.” […]

October 9th


It’s Gretchen popping in :) I’m scheduling this post ahead of time because I just have to share what I was doing 1 year ago … SNUGGLING MY NEWBORN BABY! Jemma’s guess date was October 9th and I was beyond surprised when she was born a week earlier. We snuggled alot in those early days […]

Pack Attack


Oh Lordy – my girl turned 1 on Sunday. I can’t quite put into words all the emotion this milestone brings. I’m in awe of all she has done.How much she has grown.How much she loves. She is the most precious girl and the perfect fit for our family. Jemma dear, you are loved more […]