Watch Knox Grow // 9 months

9 months

9 month collage

[Ummmm it’s definitely getting harder to get these monthly pictures…above is the progression that took place about 849302843902 times before we got one we could use. And I emphasize that we got ONE that we could use.]

9 months. Knox has officially been outside the womb longer than he was inside. Pregnancy seemed to encompass years, while the past 9 months have felt like ONE.

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Lullabies are supposed to be sweet…

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So, as a mom, I sing LOTS and LOTS of lullabies + kids songs. When Knox gets fussy or upset in the car, sometimes he’ll quiet down to the good ole tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” 

As I attempted to expand my vocal options, I realized that some of the most well-known lullabies are actually quite awful. “You Are My Sunshine” is horribly depressing, especially the verses no one really knows.

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First Focus // September

FIRST FOCUS

Goals. They’re great. They really are. They help us aim for something, work for something, and feel accomplished.

However, sometimes I can aim too high, or life gets uber busy, or let’s face it, I just don’t get to it. 

So this  month, instead of monthly goals, I’m sharing some of the thing I’ve been focusing on lately. I don’t know why, but this perspective feels more like an enjoyable journey, instead of the destination of success or failure. 

After our super busy summer, it’s been SO wonderful to be home and get back to a [somewhat] consistent routine.

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