Ian’s Three Month Update

Ian at Three Months

Ian Mac is 3 months old! This month’s big achievements include learning how to laugh and getting better at pushing his upper body off the ground during tummy time. We also got a week-and-a-half of sleeping all the way through the night, 10-12 hours/night, but then he added back a night wake-up…then another. At this […]

Ian’s Two Month Update

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Ian Mac is officially two months old and growing more darling by the day! His smile showed up this month, and we’ve been getting lots of sweet grins. Blowing raspberries, blubbing his numerous chins, showing him his reflection in the mirror, and singing to him are all great ways to get big smiles, although the […]

Why I Loved My VBAC

First photo as a family of 4!

After Isla was born, I struggled a lot with what had happened during her birth. In addition to the fact that everything ended in an emergency c-section, which is a scary situation absolutely no one wants to experience, I felt like I’d been bullied, manipulated, and generally treated poorly by medical staff over the course […]

Ian’s One Month Update

Ian - One Month Old

Ian Mac is officially one month old! Ian has been a very sleepy newborn, but in the last week or so, he’s started to wake up a bit. We’re getting longer alert periods, and he’s getting much better at tracking people when they talk and making good eye contact. No social smiles yet, although lots […]

Ian’s Birth Story

Ian is here!

I’m excited to announce that our baby boy is here, and while his birth wasn’t all smooth sailing, we have a healthy little guy and a very happy, healthy mama. As I mentioned in my 40 week update, Braxton-Hicks had started ramping up toward the end of week 39. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night all […]