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The trial run… getting ready for Addison

Feb 27, 2012 On Saturday night, I wasn’t feeling very well. My back really hurt, a lot more than usual. After dinner, I went to bed, I think around 6:45 or so. I laid in bed, but couldn’t get comfortable. This little girl… ~1,000 words

Not your typical OB appointment

Jan 12, 2012 Today I had my monthly OB follow-up appointment. My husband was actually able to come with me to this one, and we were hoping to get in a quick unscheduled ultrasound. He just wanted to take a peak at our… ~300 words

Emma 14 months old

Oct 12, 2009 Yep, we’re skipping month 13. It’s unlucky anyway right? Our girl is now 14 months old. I can’t even begin to tell you all the changes that took place over the last two months. But I’ll try to… ~600 words

One year ago today, I became your mom

Aug 11, 2009 Dear Emma, Your dad and I went to bed last night just as we did one year ago. What we didn’t know then was it was the last night we would be going to bed as a couple. The next… ~200 words

Emma: 11 months old

Jul 13, 2009 Month 11 was so jammed packed I don’t even know where to begin! This month has been so much fun. We celebrated a one year birthday party with all of Emma’s “Day One” friends. Emma is walking every chance she… ~700 words

Emma: 10 months old and all the photos

Jun 26, 2009 We haven’t had time to do anything let alone get pictures up. I wanted to put up a few more 10 month pictures that are too cute! We took these in the back yard on her 10 month birthday. Big… ~45 words

Emma at 10 months

Jun 11, 2009 Wow. 10 months down. It won’t be long until Emma is a year old. The past month has gone by fast. We’ve gotten a little behind in posting photos to Flickr, and the last 9-month post was written way too… ~500 words

Emma turns 9 months old

May 15, 2009 Emma turned 9 months old this week. We had a lot of activity this month. We had our first visit to the ER, took a trip to the zoo, Grandma Thelma came to visit, and we celebrated my first Mother’s… ~500 words

Emma: 8 months old

Apr 11, 2009 Emma is now 8 months old. Just when we think she couldn’t get any cuter, she does. Emma’s 8 month birthday fell on Easter weekend. We got to spend the weekend with great friends. On Saturday, we went to Jim,… ~500 words

Emma: 7 months old

Mar 11, 2009 Happy Birthday, Emma! Today Emma turned seven months old. We have now mastered eating. Or at least, Emma thinks she has. She’s eating three meals a day just like we are. She gets fruit and cereal in the mornings, fruit… ~600 words

Emma: 6-month birthday

Feb 11, 2009 Here’s the birthday girl: We can’t believe Emma is six months old already. Cam would tell you some of the days have gone by so slowly. But overall, six months have flown by. Since our 5-month post, she’s changed… ~700 words

Emma: 5 months and counting

Jan 11, 2009 Emma is five months old, and has officially passed 14 pounds in weight! Like all other months so far, she was just as amazing this month. We constantly wonder how she can go from one stage to the next so… ~300 words

Look who’s talking now (4 months)

Dec 12, 2008 Emma is now four months old, and all I can say is GRRRRRRRR. Yep, she found her voice and loves to talk to her toys… or just about anything or anyone else who will listen. She definitely has a captive… ~300 words

Emma: 3 months and still growing

Nov 14, 2008 Emma turned three months old this week. Where does the time go? This month has been amazing. She had a lot of firsts that sometimes made us laugh, and other times made us cry. We are so lucky to have… ~400 words

Emma turns 2 months old

Oct 12, 2008 Emma turned two months old yesterday. There have been days when time stands still, and days where time flies by. Everyone keeps telling us that it goes by so fast, and to enjoy every minute with her. The last two… ~300 words

My labor story

Aug 16, 2008 No more waiting, Emma Bowman is here. I had the most unbelievable labor story. And I love telling it. It just happened on Monday but I already feel like it was a lifetime ago. I was sure that I was… ~600 words

Announcing Emma Maxine Bowman

Aug 14, 2008 Born Monday, August 11, 2008 (almost two weeks early) at 7:55am. At birth, Emma was 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and 18 inches short. And we’re already overwhelmed with love for her.… ~26 words

Waiting for our little girl to arrive

Aug 2, 2008 Cam reached the 37-week mark of her pregnancy today. Only three more weeks to go, give or take 2-3 weeks of unpredictability. Wait?! Did I just say possibly three weeks of unpredictability? Three minus three equals zero, which means, technically,… ~500 words

When we go shopping

Apr 29, 2008 We think our little girl might be a shopper already. Either that. Or she’s a Barenaked Ladies fan. We had our week 24 check-up today. I was telling the doctor how active our little girl is. So active that when… ~200 words

Halfway through the pregnancy

Apr 5, 2008 I am now 20 weeks pregnant and we’re getting ready for the baby. This means a multitude of things from baby registry to the nursery. We’re no longer thinking of ourselves, but of the new life we will bring home…… ~300 words