pippa's 4th birthday

pippa's 4th birthday

Happy fourth birthday, Pippa! You have grown so much over the past year in more than one sense of the word. Yes, you are taller and lankier, with gangly legs that go on for days. But you have also become so mature, and you're the most caring little girl. You notice the emotions of those around you, and won't stop until you've put a smile on everyone's face. When I wasn't feeling well while pregnant, or recovering from having a baby this year, you would tuck me in bed with a tender kiss on the forehead.

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a letter to my daughter about body image

a letter to my daughter about body image

Dear Daughter,

This morning, just like every morning, you walked out of your room wearing the most gloriously mismatched outfit. You beamed with pride because you picked your clothes out all by yourself, and you loved how the colors looked on you. For you, getting dressed is pure joy, because it is a chance to express your personal style and show off your favorite colors. 

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friday favorites #19

friday favorites #19

Today's Friday Favorites is short and sweet! I've taken the week off from blogging, mainly because the lack of sleep associated with having a newborn has really hit me hard this week. Every time I sit down to work, I feel a strong urge to close my eyes and rest, so I've been listening to my body and getting sleep when I can! The good news is that Baby Lewis's sleeping patterns are improving - we're now getting 3-3 1/2 hour stretches in between feedings at night! There is hope! 

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