aero’s birth story

i love reading other people’s birth stories and i shared atlas’s here, so today i’d love to share aero’s birth story to be able to remember vividly forever. my due date was 8/25 & it felt like this pregnancy lasted an eternity! with the pandemic, a sweltering summer, being locked in the house for the most past & raising a…
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family maternity photoshoot

at the end of july, we planned a little family maternity photoshoot at white rock lake with our photographer friend amy. she has shot for us before- see our previous maternity photoshoot here & atlas’s 2-week-old photoshoot here. i knew i would want these photos to treasure forever! she helped us scope out the perfect location, made us all feel…
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toddler room with modern boho vibes

we recently moved atlas from his nursery (which i posted about here!) into a different room in our house that has a bit more space & an actual closet for more storage. i wanted to create a toddler room with a reading nook for us to be able to play, read and hang out in there because his nursery felt…
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raising a toddler while pregnant during the pandemic

i was originally going to make this post dedicated to atlas’s one & a half year update (i did a one year update here) but i’m also 29 weeks pregnant today with baby boy #2 so i figured i would just talk about life updates & raising a toddler while pregnant during the pandemic that is coronavirus (covid 19)! atlas…
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it’s a…

BOY! we just found out the gender this past week, so it has made it so much more real for me. i want to start documenting my journey to look back on & share with others, so now felt like the right time to share our news. we didn’t want to do an elaborate gender reveal, like we did with…
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baby atlas isn’t such a baby anymore

as i sit down to write atlas’s belated “one-year baby update” i realize that my baby isn’t such a baby anymore. don’t get me wrong, he will always be MY BABY! but atlas is now one year + one month old & i just see him more as a little toddler boy than a baby. i haven’t fully come to…
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1st birthday party & smash cake

atlas turned ONE exactly a month ago & i wanted to share a few photos from his special day to always remember. we have so much fun showering this little boy with love every single day, but being surrounded by friends & family made his birthday extra special. my mom made his smash cake & my sister decorated it with…
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family adventure to cancun, mexico

at the beginning of july my family & i went on an adventure to cancun, mexico. it was our first time going there & flying with baby atlas! he was just 4 days shy of turning 9 months old & was overall a great travel companion and seemed to have a blast with all of us. it was challenging to…
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baby atlas 10 month update

i was just reading back on my 3-month & 6-month baby A blog posts & things have really changed around here! atlas now sleeps in his own room, is standing up cruisin’ around the house holding onto things, our breastfeeding journey ended and he is babbling non-stop. if you want to follow more of our day-to-day, here’s his instagram account.…
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thoughts on becoming a boy mom

i didn’t want to be a boy mom. i was hardly even sure i wanted to be a mom at all, but if i was going to be one i wanted to have a girl. i was so silly in thinking i wouldn’t be able to relate to him or know how to play with a boy or that i…
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