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Welcome Tooth Fairy: we lost our first tooth

Jan 14, 2014 Well, it finally happened. Our oldest daughter finally lost her first tooth. It’s been hanging on for some time now. It seems the Tooth Fairy will finally be making a visit to our home. I associate losing teeth with my… ~93 words

Goodbye preschool

Aug 5, 2013 I blinked and this year was over. Just like that, preschool is over. I have so many emotions over my daughter starting Kinder this year. When my husband said, “we will no longer be her number one influencers anymore,” things… ~100 words

Have you been to Disneyland’s Silhouette Studio?

Jun 12, 2013 We’ve walked down Main Street, USA countless times. Each time we pass the Silhouette Studio, I think to myself that we should have Emma’s portrait done. But we pass it by each time, in a hurry to get to something… ~300 words

Preschool graduation: our first of many milestones

May 29, 2013 I need a tissue. Our little girl just graduated from pre-school this past weekend. For some, this isn’t a big deal. For me, it’s a turning point. I’m seeing her grow up so fast, and I don’t know how to… ~88 words

When your child can finally see…

Oct 16, 2012 At Emma’s four year well-check, she didn’t do very well with her eye exam. I thought it might be the time of day, she was tired. We went ahead and made an appointment with our pediatric optometrist, just to be… ~88 words

A birthday interview with our 4-year-old

Sep 2, 2012 A few weeks ago Emma turned four years old. It’s so bittersweet to see our girl getting older. Even though we pretty much know her likes and dislikes, I wanted to hear what she had to say about being four…… ~200 words

Faces of our sweet four year old

Aug 15, 2012 “I’m FOUR!” Our Emma is four years old now. I don’t know how it happened so fast.… ~17 words

Our first dental visit, not my finest hour

Jul 22, 2011 As a parent, I want nothing but the best for my child. I make sure my child is happy and healthy. One of her favorite things to do in the morning is brush her teeth. She would brush her teeth… ~200 words

Tea, anyone?

Jul 20, 2011 Yesterday morning our house was very quiet, too quiet. Little did I know there was a tea party going on. She is a great hostess. Everyone got their tea. All is right in her world.… ~35 words

19 months old

Mar 11, 2010 And already so full of emotion! Is this a sign that we’re starting the Terrible Twos a little early? After Mom finally got pigtails in her hair for the first time, she wasn’t too happy about it. But seriously, we’ve… ~200 words

A year and a half old already

Feb 11, 2010 Our little girl is 18 months old today. Can you believe that? It’s been a while since we’ve updated this site. Seems like it’s getting more and more difficult to keep up with everything. Just when we felt like we… ~600 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

Not just mans best friend, Emma and Jackson

Apr 8, 2009 Doug has always wanted a dog. He never had a dog growing up and couldn’t wait until he was able to have a dog of his own. I grew up with several Labradors and had hoped one day to have… ~200 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