This summer was all about noticing how much life has changed for us as a family over a year. For Miles, of course, his years' worth of growing opened up a whole new world of summer fun that was not quite accessible for him as a newborn. For us as parents, we were able to … Continue reading Hiking with a One Year Old
I've missed you, space to write! It has been far too long. What have I been up to? Well, let's see... my last post was about moving and how I hoped to get back to regular blogging shortly afterwards. HA! Just around the time we moved (late March, but who's counting?), our dear sweet boy … Continue reading Snowflakes to fireworks – Returning to this space
The last three months have added smiles, giggles, and a budding love of reading, among so many other joys, to the infinite well of love I feel for my son. In a flurry of developmental activity, he has eaten his first solid food (egg yolk), learned to wield a spoon with amazing accuracy, found his … Continue reading Our Montessori Life at Six Months
Like most any other major (or minor) event in life, I prepared for motherhood by reading everything I could on the subject. From the mainstream to the "woo-woo," I am now the proud owner of a stack of books that will most likely collect dust until my next pregnancy. Ironically, my attention has been so … Continue reading Mama’s Library for Pregnancy – Before, During, and After
Pardon my absence - between fleeing a hurricane, delicately avoiding baby jet lag, and catching up on work, this blog has fallen slightly to the wayside. In the meantime, a post has been stewing since I returned home from Virginia and mulled the finer points Miles' first cross country trip. Traveling with a baby does … Continue reading Traveling with a Montessori Baby!
I am truly grateful for all of the influences and gifts that have allowed me to parent in a way that truly feels right. Job opportunities, finances, and education have come together to provide a pretty ideal circumstance to raise a little one. However, there is one commodity that I could not possibly do without: … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Montessori Baby and his WAHM
What should I do this weekend? I have a whole two days lined up with nothing specific planned. OK, we may be headed into Seattle tonight depending on how our friends' moving schedule works out today. Otherwise, the slate is totally blank. There is much to do. I have to keep scanning documents in an … Continue reading Beginning a weekend