Violet’s Sixth Month

Halfway through our first year as parents, and we didn’t catch any breaks this month! It’s crazy how much change happens around six months. Between that and all the illness ravaging our house, we’re just trying to keep up at this point! Growth Violet is 50th percentile in height and weight, 75th percentile in head […]

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Goals for 2018

Better late than never on setting goals for the new year, right?! I’ve actually been itching to write and get back into blogging on a more regular schedule, but Violet has been extra clingy the last couple weeks and does not want to leave my side (actually, boob) all evening. But I’d be lying if […]

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Violet’s Fifth Month

Violet is getting so big! This was another fun month, other than some sleepless nights. Growth We haven’t been back to the doctor to weigh or check Violet’s height since last month, but she’s now in 3-6 month clothes entirely. I assume that she’s following her growth curve, and she’s definitely packing on a little […]

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Fall Family Photos

Fall family photo sessions are almost a standard annual tradition at this point. I love seeing my friends’ kids in adorable coordinating outfits amongst autumn leaves or sunflowers. I wasn’t going to miss my first opportunity to get some of these photos of my own! These also happened to be our first family photos with […]

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Violet’s Fourth Month

This is definitely my favorite phase so far! Violet is smiling, laughing and interacting with us, and really starting to show her adorable personality. Growth Violet is 14 pounds and 24.5 inches long. She’s in the 50th percentile in weight and height. She’s barely still in 0-3 month clothes but is wearing 3-6 month PJs […]

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Choosing a Name

I’ve been asked a lot lately how we came up with the name Violet, so I thought it might be helpful to share our process for narrowing down names and how we chose “the one.” As with most couples, Dave and I had playfully discussed what we might name our future children, but hadn’t gotten […]

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Violet’s Third Month

We soaked up our last few weeks of maternity leave and are now settling into life in child care and back at work. It’s been tough to spend more time apart but I know it’ll be good for both of us! Growth Violet is 12 pounds, 9 ounces – she’s gained 2 pounds in the […]

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