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Ten-Month-Old Roman James

A couple of weeks after Roman was born, we received a gift — a large picture frame containing twelve circles, one for each month of baby’s 1st year. At the time, that frame seemed irrelevant to us. Twelve months — ONE YEAR! — it will be forever until we get there, I thought. And now……

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9/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 9/52 — Here he is, pleased as punch to be celebrating his big cousin’s 5th birthday at Chuck E. Cheese. Lord, does this boy make me smile. I’ve had a hard week, a really hard week, but…

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8/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week for one year. 8/52 – Bath time is quickly becoming a favourite time around here. Gone are the days of my tiny little baby’s eyes opening wide with confusion as I slowly lowered him into his tub. Now, he’s ready…

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7/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, every week for one year. 7/52 – This week, Roman has been trying like heck to stand without holding onto something. He’s using all of his little might and he’s so close. Watching his determination and resourcefulness is incredible. Last night, he pulled himself up…

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Seven-Month-Old Roman James

What a difference a month makes! The differences in Roman’s abilities from six-months to seven-months have been the most profound yet. On December 1st, he started sitting up on his own. On December 7th, he started pushing himself up into a “crawl” position. And the next day, December 8th, he broke his first tooth and…

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Look’s Who’s Sitting Up!

This week I definitely had one of those “oh-my-goodness-my-baby-is-not-a-tiny-little-baby-anymore” moments. It hit me like a ton of bricks. I don’t remember what we were doing but I was just looking at him & bam. He is so big! I can’t even deal. And then, to top it all off, he started sitting up on his…