Bye Bye Baby, Hello Toddler: Weaning, Postpartum Bodies, Oh My!

Some define the beginning of toddlerhood as when babies turn 1 year old. Others define it as when babies start to “toddle,” or walk. Since Audrey wasn’t walking at her 1st birthday, she definitely didn’t feel like a toddler at 12 months old. Even at 13 months, when she was walking well, she still didn’t … Continue reading


Audrey, 13 Months

What an exciting month this has been! So many changes for Miss Audrey in the month after her first birthday. She is now a walker instead of a crawler and has added ball, dut (duck), and boa (book) to her expanding vocabulary. We are still at 6 teeth although 2 more are just on the … Continue reading


Audrey, 12 Months

This post is coming a bit late, my baby is almost 13 months! But yes, Miss Audrey is now an one year old. She now has 6 teeth and says mama, baba, uh-oh, that (when she points to stuff), dat-coo (thank you), and bye. She spent the majority of the last month of her first … Continue reading


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


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