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  • Here is why you’re still fat…

    If you care about your childrens’ health and your own health, I urge you to take the time to listen to this lecture from University of California.…

  • Big Announcement!

    BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Some of you, who follow me on social media, might have noticed that for the last 6 months I have been working on a few projects. I am ready…

  • Breastfeeding a 4 year old at the airport

    Our flight is delayed and Lexi is crashed out. She asked for boobie before she went down. I haven’t spoken about breastfeeding for a long time because it has almost ceased.…

  • Can we take a moment?

    Can we take a moment and appreciate the change in these two photos, taken almost precisely a year apart? How could she be so big? How can a simple year make such…

  • Your Wonderful Two’s – A letter.

    Baby girl! I stopped my monthly letters because you’re growing so fast that it would impossible to keep track of everything, and you’re increasingly (I would never think it’d be possible)…

  • Cognitive development (13-18 months)

    I started writing this post a few months ago and now coming back to it, the truth is she is changing soooo fast cognitively that it’s absolutely useless to be writing…

  • Speech development (13-16 months)

    Other posts in this series: Physical Development: 13-16 months So by now it is pretty clear that Lexi IS NOT A TALKER. A runner– yes! An energizer bunny– definitely! A singer–…

  • Lexi’s 1st Birthday {the “after party”}

    Last part of the Birthday Photos. 1st Birthday: Morning of 1st Birthday Party Planning and Decor 1st Birthday Part Part I 1st Birthday Party Part II Smash Cake 1st Birthday The End…

  • Physical Development (13-16 months)

    How much fun are toddlers? The answer is A LOT OF FUN! It’s a pretty recurring theme here on the The Art of Making a Baby. But it’s true. We’ve known…

  • Busy busy baby, busy busy days!

    Before I had Lexi, I remember talking to a friend of mine who has a particularly active baby as well, about how she HAS to take her places because staying home…

  • Sign Language: Update

    For more on Signs please read “Baby Signs” post I know I only recently wrote a post on sign and using sign languages for babies, but it has been getting better and better.…

  • Good Bye Babyhood, Hello Toddler!

    I’ve had this post written in my head for MONTHS. Since Alexis started walking full time at 11 months. And it was only now when a reader asked me to write…

  • Lexi’s 1st Birthday Part 2

    First Birthday Party Part II 1st Birthday: Morning of 1st Birthday Party Planning and Decor 1st Birthday Part Part I 1st Birthday Party Part II Smash Cake 1st Birthday The End {All…

  • First Birthday Party: Part I

    First Birthday Party Part I 1st Birthday Party Planning and Decor 1st Birthday Part Part I 1st Birthday Party Part II Smash Cake 1st Birthday The End PHOTOGRAPHY One of the best decision…

  • 6 Seconds is not enough

    Our Vine videos from the beginning. It’s a bit slow in the beginning, but gets much cuter half way through. Join us on Vine: The Art of Making a Baby…

  • Instagram Friday, December, 2012

    Here is the best of the best from December I hadn’t gotten around to posting. {I am not sure how I missed Decemeber so completely, so I am going back to that. I…

  • First Birthday: Planning Decor and Favor Bags

    First Birthday Party Decor & Planning 1st Birthday: Morning of 1st Birthday Party Planning and Decor 1st Birthday Part Part I 1st Birthday Party Part II Smash Cake 1st Birthday The End…