Baby BOO’s | My Boy’s First Halloween

I’m currently in a candy coma (while Evan is in a milk coma), while going through photos from this month. It is so much fun to celebrate holidays with a babe. There’s this infinite amount of joy to see the world new again. It makes every experience — from seeing the leaves shift color, to visiting the pumpkin patch, to dressing up in costumes on Halloween— feel like the happiest moments…. Read more

Lu’s Mama Diaries | Evan Grey at Four Months

My boy is four months! Time has never felt more fleeting that it does as a new mother. I am trying ever so desperately to hang onto the feels, the smells, and the euphoric joys of new motherhood. There’s something about nurturing a new life that is so pure. Life is beautiful through the eyes of such joy and innocence, and I am infinitely grateful to see this world over…. Read more

Sweet Dreams, Baby | How My Boy Sleeps Through the Night

Sleep is (quite literally) gold when you’re home with a new baby. I remember the early days with our Evan Grey, when I’d doze off while trying to merely brush my teeth. No amount of coffee can help a new mama stay awake. Thankfully, our little guy wound up being a stellar sleeper by about 8 weeks, and started to sleep through the night (from about 8:00 pm-6:30 am). It changed…. Read more

My Baby Must-Haves | Newborn + Up

Hey MAMAS! I’m finally sharing all my baby must-haves since having Evan. I’ve (admittedly) been trying to get this post up for weeks now. But early motherhood is proving to be all-consuming, and any plans I make never seem to quite go as expected. This is a really magical time that’s requiring all of me, so some things are proving to take longer than envisioned. Good news is — it’s given…. Read more

Bliss + Breakdowns | First Weeks of Motherhood

My boy is a MONTH! A part of me already cannot imagine life before him. And yet, another part of me is still transitioning away from the freedom that once was. Motherhood is selflessness in every sense, and I am forever changed. I am learning the love for a child is limitless and knows no bounds. I am learning how to give up parts of myself for him, while still hanging…. Read more