6 Month Old Baby

She’s become so big now! She weighs so much, and she seems to take up my entire torso when I carry her around. Man, they get big fast! So, here’s what she’s up to as a 6 month old: She practices her vocals a lot. Screeching is her current favorite. Sometimes it’s one startling screech […]

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Baby Goes to the Barn

This is the most exciting development since baby was born – I can now bring her down to the barn!  I finally put up some fencing to make a little area where Bridgette can sit in her stroller and be safe from the horses. It’s not complete yet, as it turns out it is harder […]

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5 Month Old Baby

She’s five months already!? How is this possible!?  She doesn’t even seem like a baby anymore, just a small person. It may seem weird to describe her like that, as she clearly still looks like a baby, but she has become so big, and she seems so intelligent. I’m sure every parent says their baby […]

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4 Month Old Baby

  It’s been 4 months now since I had Bridgette. It feels normal to have a baby now. I’m getting used the title of “Mom.” Before, only my mom was Mom. She’s still Mom, but I am also Mom. We both share Mom. Routines have been established, and I feel like I’m part of a […]

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And Back to Tennessee

We had so much fun the last time, we headed down again to see family, and spend some time doing the touristy things. The baby didn’t get to meet all of the family the first trip down, so that was a priority this time! After family time, we went to the Hollywood Wax Museum in […]

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3 Month Baby

My baby is 3 months old! It both feels like she’s been with me forever, and feels like she just arrived yesterday.  Now that’s she’s three months old, she’s becoming more fun as more of her personality is coming out. Before, it often felt like we were taking care of an angry potato. Most of […]

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Video – Day With Baby

12 week baby

It suddenly dawned on me that Bridgette is growing up so fast and literally changed on a weekly basis. She’s not the tiny newborn anymore, gawping at the world, and my photos of her sitting around just aren’t the same as my living memories of her. I found myself wishing I had an actual video […]

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A Typical Day with Baby

Maybe you’ve been asking yourself, “Man, I really wonder what it’s like having a baby,” or perhaps even more specifically, “Man, I wonder what Courtney does all day while on maternity leave. Shouldn’t she be working with her horses? Surely she’s on vacation?” Well, wonder no longer! As here is my typical day.  Between 2 […]

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Horses, Meet Baby

Now that little Bridgette is 5 weeks old, I figured it was time for her to meet the horses. After all, she’s going to be spending her WHOLE LIFE with them, so the sooner she gets along with them the better. (We’re agreed the whole point of having kids is to force your hobbies on […]

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Time Management

tummy time

Little baby Bridgette is now nearly 5 weeks old. It really does go so fast! Granted, it probably also went fast because my life has recently become a blur of days. Day and night no longer matter. Time is abstract. All that matters is the cry of the wild Bridgette, her little pleas indicating any […]

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