Mildred Jane at 15 Months

Milli is 1 and a quarter years old.  And she’s gained some big new skills in the last month.  She’s walking everywhere. And she’s learned to climb the stairs. Finally got a decent video of Mil walking. She's been doing it for a couple weeks now. #MildredJane A post shared by Andrea Dillon Turner (@mouseinmypocket7) Read More …

I’ll Cry If I Want To! – 3 Tips for Child Photography

The weather has finally warmed up around here, the grass is green and flowers are blooming, which makes it a great time to get some outdoor photos of your favorite tiny human. Unfortunately, kids aren’t always cooperative. That’s something I was reminded of earlier this week when I tried to get some new photos of Read More …

Photo Challenge – Self-Portrait

A friend of mine and I occasionally give each other photography challenges to help each other improve our photography skills. Our most recent challenge was to create a self-portrait that we felt described something about our personality. I was really happy with what I came up with, so I wanted to share them with you. Read More …

Toy Organization Essentials for Tiny Humans

One thing I have discovered about tiny humans is that they love to get all the things out, but not put things back up.  Mildred is a great example of this.  She will be playing with a toy, and then become distracted by another, and another, leaving a trail of toys in her wake. That Read More …

Baby Ducks!

The baby ducks have arrived!  Yesterday morning, I picked up a box of ducklings from the post office. Yes, you can indeed get ducks by mail, which is super useful when you don’t live near a hatchery. Many local farm supply stores, such as Rural King, do carry chicks and other poultry in the spring, Read More …

Follow Friday – Houseful of Nicholes

Welcome to this month's Follow Friday post, where I'll be sharing with you one of my favorite blogs on the internet. This Follow Friday post, I want to introduce you to Houseful Of Nicholes.  This lifestyle blog, by Chicago native (and fabulous internet friend) Natasha focuses on topics that affect her family, like education, and Read More …