Emerson’s Adjustment to Becoming Big Brother

Emerson’s Adjustment to Becoming Big Brother

(photos by j&a photography) Everyone asks me what Emerson's reaction has been to Elliott since we came home from the hospital six weeks ago.  Honestly, he really shocked us!  We went into it with really low expectations, as he didn't seem to understand what a baby or sister was prior to her being born.  We [...]

Emerson Gets Glasses

Emerson Gets Glasses

I wanted to share the story behind Emerson and his new glasses with you all.  Back at a routine well-baby exam around the first of the year, our amazing pediatrician - Dr. Leslie Smith with Cornerstone Pediatric Associates of Kernersville - noticed a slight weakness of some sort when she shined the flashlight in one [...]

Elliott’s Nursery Reveal

Elliott’s Nursery Reveal

Elliott's nursery is pretty much finished!  I have been working on pieces here or there over the past months and I'm happy with how it's come together.  I wrote about my inspiration for her nursery here. I did have a pretty good foundation to work with because this room was previously up-fitted as Emerson's nursery.  [...]

Emerson 1 1/2 Year Old Toddler Update: Likes, Dislikes, Ups & Downs

Emerson 1 1/2 Year Old Toddler Update: Likes, Dislikes, Ups & Downs

The last time that I gave a full Emerson update was when he turned one back in November, so I thought I'd share a little bit of life with 1 1/2 year old Emerson! LIKES: totally obsessed anything with wheels or that spins wrestling with daddy.  They do this "rawrrrr!" thing that he is crazy [...]

Emerson’s Big Boy Room

Emerson’s Big Boy Room

We're pretty close to being done with Emerson’s big boy room so I thought I'd go ahead and give you a peek at what it looks like.  He moved down the hall and was upgraded to a more age-appropriate rustic/nautical toddler room.  ⚓️  We are really happy with how it's turned out so far. (I'll link up [...]

What’s In Emerson’s Easter Basket

What’s In Emerson’s Easter Basket

I always like seeing other's inspiration boards when it comes to gifts.  The Easter Bunny is working ahead and already has Emerson's Easter basket in the works!  Here is what's in it so far: Something Sweet Welch's Fruit Snacks - Easter Edition.  I wasn't thinking Emerson would do really well with the large chocolate candy [...]