The Last Month of Being Our Baby

11 Months.

Our little girl is just a month away from being ONE. I was looking on Timehop this morning of videos of her wiggling and hiccuping in my belly. I thought she’d never make her arrival. I was so impatient when it came to waiting for her birth day to come. And now it’s here, the last month of her as a baby. Let the countdown to ONE begin!

Liliana is my wild child. She’s the most loving little human, yet her sass and determination are strong. No matter what it is she wants, she goes for it. She’ll fall over, bump her head, get right back up and keep going. She’s a tough one. She also has that girly girl sass going on also. If something doesn’t go her way, you’ll know it. Those arms go flying and that screechy yell comes out (she might get all that sassiness from me, lol). She always thinks she’s going to miss something, so naps are rare with her. She keeps going and going until bed time, even that’s a struggle. My mother got her wish when she said “I hope you have a child who was just like you when you were younger”. Touché mom. I get it now. I was definitely a crazy one. Thank goodness car seats are more advanced now because that was my specialty, getting out of my car seat while my mother was driving.

Now for Liliana’s milestones… she’s killing it. She has her six teeth still. It was like all six came in at one time then they decided to take a break. She can now say Mama, Dada, Pop, Yes, Hi, Buh Bye, Uh Oh, Ke-Ke, & Rip (the last two are our pups, Keo and Ripken). She is standing on her own for short periods of time and her crawling is more like a speed crawl. She claps and copies everything her brother does. She’s always dancing. She loves her table food, yet she’s still teeny as ever. I wish I knew where it all went. I’m also starting to think she’s double jointed like me, because she bends all kinds of different ways. Gymnastics here we come!

This next month is going to be full of party planning and preparation. I don’t want to believe she’s already going to be one, but I’m so excited for the adventures ahead. Her personality is incredible. She’s definitely an extrovert, she’s going to be an outgoing one. I enjoy watching this little girly girl grow!

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The Beginning Of A Blog

AND SO IT BEGINS, THE BEGINNING OF A BLOG. RANDOMLY, AROUND 6 THIS MORNING AS I WAS FEEDING MY DAUGHTER, I DECIDED WHY NOT START UP A BLOG. I’M A MOM, WHO DEFINITELY LIKES TO EXPRESS HOW SHE FEELS. WHETHER IT’S MY PERSONAL REVIEW OF A PRODUCT, A NEW MEAL I TRIED, A CRAFT I DID WITH MY KIDS, A NEW EXERCISE ROUTINE, OR JUST TO VENT OR TALK ABOUT HOW MY DAY WENT. I MIGHT AS WELL TYPE IT UP AND SHARE IT INSTEAD OF TALKING MY HUSBANDS EAR OFF AFTER HIS LONG DAY AT WORK. I STAY AT HOME WITH MY KIDS ALL DAY, SO I HAVE A LOT OF THINGS TO SHARE AND A LOT OF THOUGHTS THAT RUN THROUGH MY MIND.

I’M A MOTHER OF TWO. MY THREE (ALMOST FOUR) YEAR OLD BOY, WHO’S MIND IS AN ADVENTURE. HE DOESN’T STOP FROM SUN UP TO SUN DOWN. HE’S A WILD ONE WITH A KILLER IMAGINATION. I PERSONALLY THINK HE’LL GROW UP AND BE AN ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER. HE LOVES DESIGNING AND BUILDING WITH ALMOST ANY TOY HE HAS, HE’S SO CREATIVE IT BLOWS MY OWN MIND. HE ALSO HAS A SOFT SENSITIVE SIDE, AND HE IS SUCH A MAMA’S BOY, I JUST LOVE IT. THEN THERE IS MY PRINCESS, MY NINE MONTH OLD. SHE’S A LITTLE FIRECRACKER ALREADY. SHE HAS A SASSY PERSONALITY LIKE HER MAMA AND SHE IS DEFINITELY GOING TO BE A HANDFUL. I THINK SHE’S GOING TO BE MY TOUGH ONE, THE ONE WHO WILL FALL, SCRAPE UP HER KNEES AND KEEP ON GOING WITHOUT SHEDDING A TEAR. SHE ALREADY TORMENTS HER BROTHER AND THINKS IT’S THE FUNNIEST THING. SHE’S ALSO A BIG DADDY’S GIRL, SO WE KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS.. SPOILED FROM DAY ONE.

I’VE BEEN MARRIED TO MY HUSBAND FOR A LITTLE OVER A YEAR NOW, AND I COULDN’T ASK FOR A BETTER MAN. HE’S THE MONEY MAKER, THE GO GETTER. HE’LL DO ANYTHING TO KEEP HIS FAMILY HAPPY. HE WORKS LONG EXHAUSTING DAYS, BUT STILL HAS TIME FOR THE KIDDOS EVERY SINGLE NIGHT (HENCE WHY I DON’T WANT TO TALK TO HIS HEAD OFF WITH MY DAILY THOUGHTS & IDEAS). I’LL LET HIM HAVE THAT TIME WITH THE KIDS, AND IF HE WANTS TO READ MY POSTS, HE’S MORE THEN WELCOME TOO. I’M ALSO A FUR MAMA TO MY TWO PIT BULLS. THEY ARE THE MOST LOVING PUPS TO MY KIDS AND EVEN MYSELF. I’M SURE YOU’LL HEAR A LOT OF STORIES ABOUT THEM TWO AND THE KIDS. THEY ARE INSEPARABLE.

SO, HERE GOES NOTHING. HOPEFULLY EVERYONE ENJOYS WHAT I HAVE TO SAY AND I CAN’T WAIT TO GET ALL MY THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS OUT THERE SO HOPEFULLY I CAN CONNECT WITH OTHERS WITH SIMILARITIES OR EVEN LEARN SOME NEW THINGS! I’M VERY EXCITED TO FINALLY BE ABLE TO SAY “I’M GOING TO BLOG ABOUT IT”.