Mark may be months from walking but if you ask me, it is never too early to start wearing shoes. Especially if those shoes are adorable premium leather moccasins that never fall off. For those of you who haven’t heard of the brand Freshly Picked, let me introduce you.
Having a baby abroad (or far away from family) certainly has its challenges. As soon as we found out we were expecting, I started searching for an easy way to stay connected to friends and family. I wanted to avoid forcing family members to join social media platforms and I knew there had to be a better solution then emailing photos all day long. I am so thankful I stumbled upon the app Tinybeans. Tinybeans allows me to easily share photos & videos of Mark with those who love the daily “baby spam”.
FIVE MONTHS. I can not believe how fast time has gone. Next month our munchkin will be half a year old (ah!). I find myself constantly stuck between wanting him to stay little forever and being so excited to watch him grow, learn, & explore. So much has changed this past month so let me recap life with our 5 month munchkin!
Mark is turning into quite a spunky little guy with a personality bigger then he is. He happily demands attention all day long and seems very pleased with himself when he gets his way 🙂 He has the cutest open mouth mega smile and his giggles are too much to handle. Baby boy, I hope you always smile so big. He loves being tickled under his neck and cracks up whenever we say “boom” or “woah”. Mark has really been discovering the world around him; grabbing things he wants, coo-ing & babbling all day long, and following people around a room. He is getting bigger by the day and I can only imagine what pure joy the next few months will be like!
When we welcomed our baby boy, Mark, it was hard to imagine how he would impact our lives. I was certain he would, but not sure in what ways. As I sit here looking at my almost five month old, I find myself reflecting on how much he has already taught me. Mark has brought us more love, joy, & happiness then we could have ever imagined. But the number one thing he has taught me is to appreciate the moment.