Peter and I never had date nights before Owen was born. Frankly, we’ve never even been on a date. I’ve always resented that. With a new baby it’s also time to start some new traditions. I want to celebrate more things, big and small, because life is worth celebrating. With tomorrow/Friday off, we went out […]
My leave has come to an end, five days before Owen turns six months. I started working full time today. It’s a soft start since I’m working from home this week. Once back in the office, I hope to be able to work from 8am to 5pm and then log back on at 7:30pm. Consulting […]
Not that we don’t have enough pictures of baby Owen but I wanted something more “official” looking for his six months. Peter and I both have nice cameras. There is quite a lot we can do ourselves with a tripod, a remote and a little imagination. Not to toot my own horn but I take […]
A lady from our local Buy Nothing group responded to my request for music time for Owen and offered to sing to him. I am always happy to create new experiences and interactions for the baby. To make the occasion a positive one for everyone I diligently got Owen to nap from 1:30 to 3:30pm […]
When Owen was not yet three months old, my friend, an experienced grandma, said Owen is going to skip sitting, crawling and walking and go straight to running. This little guy is certainly working on it! Just love this happy face!
I have been going through our stuff lately to trim off the excess. I like the idea of simplifying our material life and making more room for Owen to run around. It’s just a less cumbersome way to live. I regularly give away small household items on our local Buy Nothing Facebook group. Things like […]
We didn’t have any special plans for the highly anticipated event today. A month ago we thought about hiking northbound to Olallie Lake, OR for the eclipse. In the end we decided to head south to Lake Tahoe instead. We experienced some heatwaves but at least no major wildfires, as the case for much of […]