Tag Archives: baby’s first year

Vintage Airplane Party Invitation + Paper Details

I hope you’ve been enjoying the look back at our first year! This will be the last post in baby C’s first birthday series, and it’s about time for me to move on anyway, considering his first birthday was a few months ago now and I’ve just been hanging on to a false reality that it just happened, like,… Read More


Vintage Airplane First Birthday Party

I know, I know—finally! Birthday party pics! We threw a vintage airplane-themed birthday party at our home to celebrate baby C’s first year. Even though I put too much pressure on myself as usual, I loved planning my son’s first birthday party. I wanted it to be really special and memorable for us as parents because this is our first child… Read More


A First Birthday Letter to My Son

Today I’m continuing baby C’s first birthday series by sharing a note I wrote to him for the occasion. I poured all of my first-time mom emotions onto paper the night before he officially turned 1, after the last time I laid my baby boy down to sleep when his age could still only be counted in months.… Read More


10 Tips for Taking Better Monthly Baby Photos

My son’s monthly baby photo was something I looked forward to each month during his first year—both taking the pictures and selecting the ones that would forever represent each monthly milestone. It was always so hard to choose just one! I put together a monthly photo collage of his first year, and I was blown away after… Read More


One Year of Baby C: A Monthly Photo Collage

I’ve been working for a while now on a series of posts related to my little guy’s first birthday, and I’m excited to start sharing them with you! To start off, here’s the outcome of Baby C’s monthly photos: I took the photos each month on the date he was born. He sat in the glider… Read More


Journaling Baby’s First Year

Writing has always been dear to my heart, and journaling has always been a therapeutic way of processing changes in my life. Both creative writing and journaling started for me at a young age. I’ve kept several journals on and off throughout the years, but I’ll never forget my first one—it was a beautiful, hard-bound… Read More


First Birthday Party Sneak Peek

I’ve totally neglected my poor blog this month, but I promise it’s for a good reason: My baby boy is turning 1! How did that even happen?! No, really, how? Since my last post, I’ve spent every baby-is-sleeping minute I have binging on first birthday ideas on Pinterest, designing printable decorations, stringing banners onto twine,… Read More