Annabelle: 2 Months

When I was pregnant, two months felt like forever. Now that Annabelle is here, two months feels like a blink of an eye! I cannot imagine our life without her! This month she has definitely become more alert and is showing more of her personality every day! Stats: Weight: 12.1 lb Height: 22 1/4 in Head Circumference: 38.5 head She’s wearing size 1 diapers and is in 0-3 month clothes, though she may be out of some of them soon! {Read More}

Our Routine, of sorts

I’ve found myself turning to Google way too many times to try and find a routine that fits our life. I’ve looked for bedtime routines, naptime routines, how to sleep through the night; just about EVERYTHING! I don’t know why. It ends up making me more stressed and my days not enjoyable. But, I kept going back to it, and while I found some guidance, I pretty much had to just trust my instinct, and we’re all much happier these {Read More}

Annabelle’s Newborn Photos

Good morning, everyone! I wanted to share the newborn photos we had taken three weeks ago. It’s already crazy to look at because she has changed so much! We owe a huge thank you to our friend Amy of Amy Wilson Photography! She is an amazing photographer and if you live in Pittsburgh, I’d be happy to give you her contact info! Here’s a look into some of our photos! Sorry so many. I couldn’t choose! Thanks for sharing in {Read More}

Baby Brown 39 Weeks: The Delivery Room

Thank you all for the prayers and support on my dad’s surgery! The surgery went well and he is recovering in the hospital until tomorrow, hopefully. He was up walking yesterday, but due to the nerves being traumatized, he was in quite a bit of pain, though it got better as the day went on! He knows things will get better, and he’s in great spirits and talkative, so that’s all we can hope for! Of course.. he wants his {Read More}

Baby Brown 38 Weeks: Hospital Bag

Whew, how’d we make it to 38 weeks? I won’t lie- I kind of thought she’d be here early. There’s still time, but I’m not sure if she’ll come early or not anymore. I had my 38 week appointment on Monday and everything looks good. Lost a pound or two, but that’s common at this point. I am 1 cm dilated and 50% effaced, so who knows what that really means, haha. You can go into labor and be further {Read More}

Baby Brown 37 weeks: Baby Classes

Woo another week down! We’re one week closer to meeting our little girl, and I just can’t wait! I feel like I’ve truly been pregnant forever, and feel like it’s never ending! Here’s a look at this past week! HERE’S WHAT ELSE BABY BROWN HAS BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK: She’s the size of a winter melon, somewhere between 19-22 inches, weighing between 6-7 lbs. Her lungs are mature, but she’s still growing. I’m {technically} full term. She’s gaining about half a {Read More}

Baby Brown’s Nursery Tour

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing weekend, and are ready to take on the week. Our weekend was pretty laid back. Between a trip to my in laws Friday, pulling the boat out Saturday, and making food on Sunday while Aaron went to his parents again, we didn’t really do much! Which is why today I want to finally share Annabelle’s nursery tour! Annabelle’s Nursery Tour: I love how everything came together. We debated colors and all {Read More}

Baby Brown 34 Weeks: The hospital bag

HERE’S WHAT ELSE BABY BROWN HAS BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK: She weighs about 4 3/4 lbs and is about 19 inches long (she feels heavier!) She’s about the size of a cantaloupe! Her fat layers are filling out, which will help regulate body temperature Her lungs are developing If she was born now, she’d survive just fine, but may need a few days in the nursery to be monitored. AND HERE’S WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING WITH ME THIS PAST WEEK: {Read More}