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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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Six-Month-Old Roman James

“Promise me you’ll always remember: you are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” –Christopher Robin to Pooh Bear My baby boy is six-months-old. We are halfway to a year. It’s crazy & it’s beautiful. The past month has been extraordinary beyond measure. Everything is changing. My only…

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Five-Month-Old Roman James

On Monday, my sweet boy turned five-months-old. It’s pretty extraordinary. In life, I’ve always found that there are days & hours that go slow but that the months & years always fly by. Never has this been more true than since I have become a mother. There are excruciatingly hard moments but they are few…

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Baby’s Been…

“These are the days that must happen to you.” — Walt Whitman I virtually skipped Roman’s four-month-old update post. It’s been so hard to write because things keep changing so much every day. Yes, he is developing and growing — that is to be expected — but that’s not the kind of change I’m talking…