I had every intention of banking up some blog posts to release while having a newborn, but I’m still pregnant and already slowing down. John has gotten sick more in the past two weeks than he has in the past year. He got his first stomach bug, but luckily it just seemed to be 24 hours.… Continue reading Life Lately
The little dude turns 2 today! I know everyone says it, but two years just flew by. You can read more about his birth story here. Birth (October 2015): Six Months (April 2016): One Year (October 2016): Eighteen Months (April 2017): Two Years (October 2017): He’s becoming a 2 year old for certain and developing… Continue reading John Turns 2!
I remember trying to find lists for hospital bags during my first pregnancy. I was trying to refresh my memory this time around, and I came across a post that literally had seven bags. Seven. I think most of us will be in a hospital close to civilization, so this is just crazy. Moms have… Continue reading Simple Hospital Bag
As of last week it is officially Fall! And better yet, it’s finally starting to feel like it. My toddler loves the outdoors, and I’m trying to get him outside as much as possible. All of these are great ideas for any area, but the links are for specific activities in Northern Virginia. Happy Fall… Continue reading Fall Activities for Toddlers and Kids
Thursday was a crazy day of multiple doctor appointments and packing, then we hit the road at nap time. By dinner, we made it down to the Virginia Beach area to visit my in-laws. On Friday, we went to the beach for the first, and only, trip this season. The water was pretty empty when… Continue reading Goodbye Summer!
Clemyjontri Park is an all abilities park that opened in McLean in 2006. It was named by combining the names of the benefactor’s four children. It consists of four areas, non-skid surfaces, educational learning games, a carousel, a liberty swing, and picnic areas. Every kid can easily find something to love. John definitely enjoyed the… Continue reading Clemyjontri Park
On Saturday, we ventured into the country (aka the start of a commute for some people around here) and had brunch at Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm. In addition to the actual working farm, there is a B&B, an events barn, and the Farm Store that serves brunch. We spent some time exploring while… Continue reading Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm