Tag Archives: firsts

Giving Thanks

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First Birthday                                                                                                              Photo By diamondshotstudio


November: Picture of the Month.

Most days I feel very blessed with the life I am fortunate to have, but reflecting back,  I am reminded of what a special month this was. Continue reading Giving Thanks

the devil (el diablito) on my shoulder


October: Picture of the Month

OH, Yeah!  We are those parents! Dressed Monks up as a little devil and went to the mall to show him off.  What else is there to do with a baby who can’t really walk or say trick or treat?  It was cuteness overload. Continue reading the devil (el diablito) on my shoulder

Labor of love

Lots and lots of labor

As my dear friend Judi labors on this evening, trying to push out the miracle of life for the second time, I am reminded of my own right of passage into the club of motherhood.    I recall the early labor contractions that woke me up at 4 AM or so (I’m not 100% sure what time it was, but it was definitely still dark out).   It would not be until 10 PM that Saturday night that we headed to the hospital. Continue reading Labor of love

Riding the cart

First Grocery Cart Ride  Photo by mommamonks 2014.08.08
First Grocery Cart Ride                                                                         Photo by mommamonks 2014.08.08

At the behest of your grandparents, you had the first ride in a grocery cart at Costco.  You resisted at first, but ultimately,  you enjoyed it.  Though, it’s not so obvious from this pictures.