Tag Archives: baby firsts

Happy first birthday, Bea!

As of Tuesday, April 21, I have a 1-year-old. That just sounds and feels and is completely crazy. Please excuse my shock. It’s just that, at the risk of sounding cliché, the time went by so, so fast. An entire … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A little bit of me

This is my 20th blog for Pregnancy & Newborn, and I cannot quite believe two things: how quickly time has gone and that I’ve found something to talk about 19 times before this blog post (although most of that talking … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not just a stroller

We live right next to a huge cow pasture that has a little paved strip in the middle. It’s our go-to when the kids want to ride bikes, we need to run the dogs or if anyone wants to stretch … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A case of the remember whens

This weekend it was finally warm enough in Colorado to dig into my spring wardrobe. To honor the welcome pause in boot weather, I dusted off my favorite pair of gold flats—only to notice the toes were scuffed and blackened. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A week of firsts

Wow! What a week! What a wonderful week. Last week we had a party, the first for Baby Ben, and it’s started a trend firsts for the O’Sullivan family—and two of them are massive ones. I want to start with … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

That time Bea fell off a bed

Never leave your baby unattended. I’ve probably seen this statement written out more in the past year than I have my own name. Instruction manuals, labels, parenting books—it’s affixed to every piece of baby gear we own. And I give … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Missing the firsts …

Before I begin, I have done it! I can change a nappy and sing at the same time, if you have no idea what I’m on about read: The queen (and joker) of multitasking. … I said I’d let you … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I wish I had some military training

It’s week two of my little man being here, and I think two things regularly: Firstly, I think he is getting more handsome as each day passes—the little lady killer, and secondly, I love him more than yesterday although yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’d take a bullet for him

Our little guy is 13 weeks old now, and he’s encountered another first. It’s his first stuffy nose. It’s nothing life threatening. The only noticeable consequence of it has been that he’s a bit more wakeful at night because he’s … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bea’s first sniffles

Runny nose, low-grade fever, icky diapers … it appears Bea has her first cold. Or maybe she’s teething because it seems that just about every abnormal behavior or physiological reaction could also be a sign of a sprouting tooth. Either … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One-month milestones

Is baby acne a milestone? What about flaky skin? She has both adorable ailments going on, and her siblings are big-eyed with concern. “Mom! Look at that red bump! And what’s wrong with her forehead? Her skin is peeling off! … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Firsts

From the floor of the kitchen, The Kid sits there smiling like he’s been sitting up on his own for his whole little life. SITTING UP?! I marvel at how it seems like over night his balance has caught up … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

More firsts

This month, little Oliver had the chance to engage in several firsts. The little guy attended his first baseball game, saw his first giraffe, and went to his first Viking festival. He is growing up so much faster than I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View | Tagged , , | Leave a comment