This year I am so proud to have the opportunity to be included in a of celebration of women, babies, and boobies every where. Happy World Breastfeeding Week! I have been very fortunate in my journey as a new mom and breastfeeding mother. We have successfully been breastfeeding for over six months now without a hitch. Although … More Happy World Breastfeeding Week
Dear Opal, These past two months have flown by without me even realizing how much you have grown from a tiny baby into a busy little girl. It wasn’t until yesterday as I scrolled through the hundreds of baby photos on my iPhone that I realized how much your little face is changing into your own unique features, … More Opal Bloom // 5 + 6 Months
How do you know when your baby is ready for solids? I’ll take that as a sign. (Yes, I know my entire bra is showing out of my stretched to the max and milk saturated tank top. You think that’s bad, you should have seen my hair. #realmotherhood)
Summer time means one thing at the Taylor homestead, ICE CREAM! Ice cream in pints, ice cream from scoop shops, ice cream homemade; it doesn’t matter. It is time for ice cream. On one warm, sunny afternoon, we decided to take the ever beautiful scenic drive on Hwy 221 to Linville. Since we were in … More Ice Cream Shop
Dear Opal, In true Taylor fashion, you managed to even shock your pediatrician at your four-month check-up this month. At 18.11 pounds, you are in the 97th percentile. Mama and papa are so proud of our strong and very healthy growing girl. Your little hands have been quite busy this month. You pull, scratch, stroke, … More Opal Bloom // 4 Months
I’m bored. Oh, hi papa! Papa has cookies. I wonder if papa will give me a cookie. Can I have one of those cookies? Please?
What are you doing there, Opal? Getting ready for movie night. What cha making? Popcorn, with my secret ingredient. In that super huge bowl? Of course! Or else papa will eat it all. Happy Movie Night!!!
As a mother, there is nothing more precious than your baby’s tiny bum. Scrolling through the thousands of photos that I have taken in Opal’s three months of life, I’d say at least half are of her little, wrinkly backside. (Cue my melted mommy heart.) Since I am what you would call very picky about … More Baby Powder
Dear Opal, You are absolutely the happiest three month old I know. You spend most of your days smiling and laughing with your little feet always on the go. We are just waiting for you to take your first crawl, because you certainly try and try with all your might. Soon enough, we won’t be … More Opal Bloom // 3 Months