Our half-birthday tradition

July 2nd, 2014
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A couple weeks ago, our sweet baby boy turned six months old. We’re pretty excited about creating new traditions in our family, and one of those traditions is going to be the celebration of half birthdays.

When I first mentioned this idea to Martin, he was a little leery. In our current culture, we parents have a tendency to dote on our children. Perhaps a bit too much. I didn’t want to create a big hoopla with bouncy castles, ponies, and a pizza party. My half birthday idea is a quiet celebration at home. The entire day is like any other day.

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Baby’s first piece of art

June 30th, 2014
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Baby Niklas received a really cool gift the other day from the talented local artist, Angelina Froke. We always talk about how Niklas looooves dinosaurs. (Not that we really know that just yet.) And of course we live at an airport. Need I say more?

We’ll be hanging this piece above Niklas’ crib where he can gaze at while dreaming of adventures, but not quite reach the art.

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DIY tag banner

April 11th, 2014
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I’d like to start playing with paper a bit more and showing you the results. My goal is to make projects that are fun for adults, but also suited for kids, too. This first project is a DIY tag banner – just something fun that I’m hanging on the wall next to my desk. The banner could look really cute on a bulletin board or above a few hooks with scarves or jewelry, too.

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