Category Archives: Jackson’s Milestones

First day of Preschool for Jackson!

Jackson started parent-and-me preschool in September, and he loves it! I am taking him to the wonderful St. Paul’s Preschool in Tustin, where Jacob spent three years. It’s so nice to see familiar faces of the teachers who meant so … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Bug Party: Camera Photos

I finally got the pictures out of my camera and onto the computer! There aren’t many, but some are pretty cute!

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Bug Party

To celebrate Jackson’s second birthday, we had a bug party.  On the paper invitations, I used a scallop punch to take “bites” out of the edges.  Oh I have a lot more pictures on my camera, so stay tuned!

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Birt-dee! Cake! 

It was my baby’s second birthday on Friday and it was lovely. He was so happy to see things related to his birthday and yell out “birt-dee! Cake!” And then blow out imaginary candles.  ​​​ ​ ​​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ … Continue reading

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Jackson says

Jackson has become quite the talker. I started trying to write down the words he knows, but honestly he knows so many, and learns more each day, that I won’t be able to list them all. He is an enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Baby boy gets his first haircut 😭

I’ve been holding out on this, folks.  The first haircut is a big milestone, and Jackson has these darling baby curls, and once you cut them they are gone.  Sigh.  The boys are in a wedding this weekend, and I … Continue reading

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Family hike Friday 

 

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The 18-month checkup 

Sweetie heart is one healthy guy! He weighs in at 27 pounds, 6 ounces. His motor skills are all on par for his age, his speech is a little bit behind the curve, however. His doctor wasn’t too worried, as … Continue reading

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Vote!

I loved taking the kids to the polling place with me. It was a great way to foster a conversation about how our democracy works. Jacob and I went through the ballot this morning and (with one exception) read each … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Wild One Party

I am just so happy with how this party turned out! When thinking about themes for Jackson’s big “1,” I was thinking about the day before he was born that Jacob and I went on a special errand to buy … Continue reading

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