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Our Tootsie Roll

It was a fantastic first Halloween for Cooper. Rob’s mom, Jane, is in town and his brother Charlie also came over to visit. We all enjoyed some homemade chili by Jane while Charlie took care of answering the door for …

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A Seal

A seal has joined our family. Overnight Cooper’s cold turned into croup and he sounds like a very sad seal barking. We can’t believe with just 3 days in daycare the germs already found him. I ended up staying home …

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Fall Festival

Cooper’s second day in daycare was their annual fall festival so Cooper got dressed up in a costume for this big day. I am happy to report we were able to get to the office in 2.5 hours after waking …

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20 Weeks and Back to Work

Wow, 20 weeks went by so quickly! Rob has reminded me that what makes returning to work the hardest is also what makes me very fortunate, 20 weeks off to be with Cooper. Today was my first day back to …

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A+ at Physical Therapy

Today we had our second to last physical therapy appointment. Cooper is doing great on his exercises. The next strength exercise we are working on is holding his neck up high as he rolls over vs. only lifting it once …

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Pumpkin Patch

There was a break in the clouds so we adventured out to the pumpkin patch. Rob showed his fantastic navigation skills getting us through a corn maze without a map (they ran out) and we had fun picking out pumpkins. …

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Double Trouble

  Today we had the privilege to watch 1.5 yr old Ben at the Miller house. Adrienne had a doctor’s appointment and Brad had a meeting so Cooper and I headed up to their house in case he woke up early. …

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PEPS Halloween

Today was our last official PEPS meeting and we decided to celebrate Halloween a little early. I will miss this group the most when heading back to work. It was so nice to have a regular Tuesday date with some …

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What's up Doc

We started the day with a belated 4 month doctor visit (stats are in the 4 month blog post). Cooper was super chatty and social during our visit. Each room at the doctor’s office has themed blinds, we were in …

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When You Have Rotten Bananas…

  Make banana bread. It was our first family baking experience together, and the end product was some yummy banana bread, perfect for breakfast. Cooper loved family baking time.