Selah B, 7 months

The lashes!

Seven months old. Unbelievable. Infants are so easy, and then they have to go and cross the 6 month mark and get all complicated! ­čÖé Once they hit 6 months they start eating, they start crawling, they start becoming ANOTHER CHILD, rather than just a baby. One more mouth to feed during mealtimes, one more… Continue reading Selah B, 7 months

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Mmm, mmm…gooood???

"WHOA! Mama, I think you've made a big, BIG mistake!!"

I dread starting solids. Solids makes everything about infants WAY more complicated. You start solids and suddenly they’re applying for college. Not my favorite. ­čÖü I delayed as long as I could, but I could tell Selah was starting to need more to eat in a day. So, at about 6 and 1/2 months, we… Continue reading Mmm, mmm…gooood???

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More DA MORE!!!

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Elliott’s very first real word was, “more.” He had been saying “Mama” and “Dada,” but “more” was the first word that he used in context and consistently. And other than, “Uh-oh,” it is still his favorite word. When he’s┬áespecially┬ápassionate, he doesn’t just say, “more,” he yells, “More DA MORE!!!” He uses it all the time,… Continue reading More DA MORE!!!

Determined.

*This post is part of a series on Victorious Parenting. Click on the label to the right to read all posts in this series.* I am determined to know my daughter’s heart. Selah is more complicated than Elliott. And unfortunately, we tend to view the characteristic, “complicated” as a criticism. But it’s not a criticism,… Continue reading Determined.