1 Year of Motherhood: Reflections from a Nursing Mom

Tomorrow my baby turns 1. 1 year old. On her first ever birthday. Exactly 1 year ago on this day she broke my water while in utero. The trickling of the amniotic fluid was so slow, I didn’t even know anything had happened. Exactly 1 year ago I went to bed for a blissful 8 … Continue reading


Audrey, 11 Months

This last month marks a month FULL of first experiences! Audrey now crawls, pulls up, and climbs on everything. She walks well when holding our hands for help with balance. She now has four teeth (two on the top and two on the bottom) and I sense two more on top coming in soon. She now … Continue reading


Audrey, 10 Months

These monthly photos are getting more and more difficult with a baby who just won’t sit still! Audrey now zooms across the room with her speedy crawl and is pulling up on everything in sight! She is getting very close to standing independently as she barely holds on while standing. At the moment Audrey’s top two … Continue reading


Audrey, 9 Months

You’ll notice a couple of different things in this monthly photo from all the previous ones. For one, we’ve added rail protectors to the crib, because Audrey is now pulling to standing! Second, Audrey is a much more active baby these days and it is hard to get her to sit still for these photos! … Continue reading


9 Months On, 9 Months Off

Today, 3 days away from the “9 months on, 9 months off” imaginary postpartum weight loss deadline I gave myself, I completed my first race running with Audrey in tow (in the BOB stroller). I’m pretty proud of myself for being able to run 6.2 miles pushing a 25 lb stroller and a 16.5 lb … Continue reading


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