Washing dishes

16 Months

May 16, 2014

Atlas has really come into his own lately. Though he’s always been full of personality, now that he has some verbal skills to back it, his confidence is through the roof (as is his frustration sometimes). I’ll look at him …

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Baby Sign Language at 14 Months

March 21, 2014

We began using sign language with Atlas when he was just a few months old. Like many parents we started with the sign for milk. We would gesture and say “milk” before nursing or giving him a bottle. He quickly …

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A boy and his sled

January 04, 2014

Atlas received a sled for Christmas, and he is in love! When the sled is in the house he constantly points at it or sits in it motioning for us to pull it. Today as we were getting ready to …

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November 02, 2013

It’s November! Time to bundle up! I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite super warm and cozy baby things here. A few weeks ago we went camping up north with Atlas, and it got chilly enough that we had …

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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2013

For Atlas’s first Halloween we dressed him up as Harold from Harold and the Purple Crayon. Even though it was a rainy night, we still had a number of trick-or-treaters come by, and Atlas loved watching them and checking out all of …

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9 Months

October 22, 2013

I can hardly believe that Atlas is already nine months old. Even though everyone says how fast time goes, I wasn’t prepared for it to go this fast. To think that he’s already spent as much time out of the …

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Pacifier Clip

October 03, 2013

I should have made one of these a long time ago! After losing far too many pacifiers I finally buckled down and made a clip. I’m not sure why I resisted the clips. Perhaps I was remembering nerdy kids that …

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October 02, 2013

Last month Atlas began attending a formal daycare, and with that came new baby friends, colds, and the need to label everything. I hate using tape or stickers to label bottles because it inevitably gets gunky once the bottle has …

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September 28, 2013

When looking for a back up waterproof pad for the crib recently, the salesperson at one of our local baby shops directed me towards these pads/covers by Swaddlebees. She sold me on the idea that they work great as an …

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Favorite New Diaper Cover

September 05, 2013

I may seem fickle with all the different diaper covers that I love, but I’d like to think of it as flexible. Now that Atlas is a bit bigger, diaper-cover priorities are changing. Softness next to his skin is less …

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