Category Archives: baby

A Nursery for Baby Girl

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve already seen a picture of the beautiful mural Dad Moody painted for Brynn’s nursery. Today I thought I’d give you a tour of the completed room. (Please forgive the many shades of blue that … Continue reading

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Bubbles & Giggles

“Brynn-y-boo” (as Cooper loves to call her) is 5 months old. She’s drooling like crazy and gnawing on her hands as if there’s no tomorrow. Brynn has discovered her hands and entertains herself by watching them and then trying to … Continue reading

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The Moisturizer

There’s a new superhero in town, so watch out, big brothers. Little Brynn Kathryn is making her move! Superhero: The Moisturizer Secret Identity: Brynn K. Moody Super Power: making things moist (look at that chin!) Age: 4 months Favorite Hobbies: drooling, … Continue reading

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She’s 3 months old! We can’t get over how mellow our little sweet pea is. She smiles, giggles, and coos, but mostly she quietly observes and patiently endures lots of hugs and kisses. Brynn is reaching out, touching, and even grasping … Continue reading

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Summer Season

As I consider this blog and how I write about our summers, I’m surprised that my tendency is to recap our summer activities in one post. It’s surprising since our lives aren’t bound by a school calendar. Perhaps because everyone around … Continue reading

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Our little girl turned two months old yesterday. Brynn has the sweetest (and quietest) personality. She has been giving lots of smiles and loves to stick her tongue out when she’s especially excited. Simple things like ceiling fans, the family room … Continue reading

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The other day I received a package from my cousin, Laura. It was one of the most thoughtful gifts I’ve ever been given. Laura and I were pregnant at the same time and would text back and forth—commiserating over pregnancy … Continue reading

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Baby Snuggles

For the third summer in a row my family was able to come visit us. But this time there was a newborn to cuddle. Little Brynn Kathryn got passed from aunt to aunt to grandparent all week. She even sported … Continue reading

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…and a cherry on top

Darling Brynn Kathryn, You are that cherry on top! You are the bite-sized little girl that is the sweet new addition to our family. Today you are one month old, and we are all head-over-heels in love with you. One … Continue reading

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Brynn’s first week is a special memory—even now. Because my gracious in-laws gave up a week to take care of us, I was able to snuggle with our newest cuddle bug as much as I wanted. Mom and Dad Moody … Continue reading

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