Since this is Skylar’s very first Christmas, she made a special ornament to commemorate her first year.  I took a clear glass ornament and stamped her little handprint on it with acrylic paint.  After the paint dried, I took off the top and stuffed in the hospital ankle bands that she wore at hospital when […]


Skye at 6, 7 & 8 Months Old

by ilene on October 27, 2015 · 1 comment

in baby, party, Skylar's First Year

(Updates a couple months late and all lumped together, sorry 2nd child!) Skylar at 6 months: Height: 27″ (75%), Weight: 15lb, 14.5oz (40%) Cut her first tooth!! Bottom left came first and now has both bottom teeth Had her first taste of solid food – bananas! Can pull herself to sit up on her own. […]

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Skye at 4 Months Old

by ilene on July 24, 2015 · 3 comments

in baby, Skylar's First Year

This is a little late. Skylar is already 5 months old. I need to be better at documenting my second child!   If I don’t write this all down though, I’m afraid I won’t remember any of these details. All of Zoey’s milestones her first year are already hazy in my memory, so this is […]


My little baby is 100 days old!!   Sometimes I can’t believe that I gave birth to Skylar just 3 months ago!  Skye has only been in our lives for a short time but I can’t imagine life without her now.  I smile a little when I talk about my daughterS and my childREN, in […]

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My little baby girl Skylar is now 1 month old!   The days go by slow but the weeks go by quickly. We’ve made it to the one month mark, we have survived!  (Largely due to the help of my mom who is super grandma!) As with Chinese tradition, Zoey and I dyed a bunch of […]