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I Never Planned to Have a Baby (Ever)

[Lettering by Juliana Moore.] I think the only right way to open this conversation is to say how deeply and completely I love our daughter. Lest anyone should come at this thinking that I’m being flippant or ungrateful, I assure you nothing could be farther from the truth. I have friends who are struggling to …

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Baby E at Nine Months + Our Latest Favorite Baby Gear

Our tiny little lady turned nine months old last week on the same day her big brother turned 14 so I snagged these photos of them one evening when the light was just perfect to mark the occasion. Nine months old! I’m not sure how we got here already, but I am loving this age. …

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3 Yummy Baby Food Recipes for Little Champions

This post was created in collaboration with Munchkin. It’s the little things. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! When we started introducing Emerson to solids at around four months, it was always my intention to make all or as much of her food as possible. For the most part that is what we’ve …

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Baby Talk: Baby E at Seven Months Old

Our internet was down earlier without reason so I gladly stole some extra baby snuggles and spent some time thinking about this post. We’ll jump right into the cliches as I proclaim that I can’t believe that little Baby E is already seven months old. Really, how does it go so fast? Even when you know …

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Baby Talk: When Your Baby Refuses to Sleep

The struggle is really real this week, friends. This sweet little lady had shots on Monday and ever since she’s been demanding extra snuggles and her sleep schedule has been all out of whack. Add in the fact that the sun has apparently abandoned us forever and it won’t quit snowing (which is seriously old …

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Baby Talk: Newborn Baby Essentials

If you can believe it (because I can’t), Emerson is four months old today! Everything they tell you about time passing in the blink of an eye? There is absolutely zero exaggeration when it comes that one, friends. She is at such a fun stage right now though! She is playing more, laughing with all her might, …

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10 DIY Cardboard Toys to Inspire Playtime

Baby E is three months old today, which honestly hardly seems possible. She’s hitting such a fun stage right now, learning to play and growing increasingly verbal. (She can’t stop won’t stop with the ridiculously cute cooing at the moment. So sweet!) At the moment she is currently sitting right next to me, hanging out …

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