ourRADhouse – October 2017 Memories


It’s pretty crazy that October is gone and we’re nearly at the end of the year. What a year! This month in particular just felt like it was so quick, overwhelming with highs, lows and filled with some pretty great memories. Here are some stories from our RAD house this October 2017. Shriners Variety Show […]

November 8, 2017

Gregory and Mom Selfie Shoot


Mommy and Gregory Selfies For a very long time I took daily photos of Gregory and posted them to my facebook account. I didn’t want to miss a single change or forget a single feature on his beautiful face. Unfortunately I lost many photos before I uploaded them when my phone broke. Procrastination really doesn’t […]

May 30, 2015

5 Tips for Baby Eczema


  I never grew up thinking too much about eczema. When I met my husband, I learned many people have skin conditions and they can arise at any age. When I got pregnant I was really aware of the fact that my son might get eczema. I didn’t know a whole lot about it at […]

May 17, 2015

Sensory Play – Balloon Play


Toddler Balloon Play Activity I am always on the hunt for a new activity for Gregory to try. Being relatively new to the world still, this isn’t much of a challenge. Last October Gregory and I bought Adrien some birthday balloons and that is the day Gregory discovered how awesome they were. Since then we […]

May 16, 2015

3 Month Update


It is still hard for me to believe that he is actually mine still. Everyday I wake with the crazy thought and I wonder if someone will be around soon to take you away. As in back to your real family and I am only getting to ‘play’ mom as you ‘play’ house as a […]

June 3, 2014

Reactions to babys First Shots


On the day of shots I woke up and was all like Talking to Gregory about what we’re doing that day and I say no shots for you today, decided against them… Driving to the appointment I try to act oblivious to the fact that I am about to willingly let some stranger stab my […]

May 28, 2014

Instagram Week


May 15 2014 Doing breakfast, blogging and baby time all in one before elevensies for Gregory. #blog #baby #breakfast #pancakes #chaiTeaLatte #ourRADhouse   May 16 2014 So these are hands, useful things they are. I could get used to them. #baby #discoveryKids #hands #playtime #ourRADhouse   May 17 2014 Poor guy is all tuckered out […]

May 22, 2014

DIY – Simple Mothers Day Photo Gift


2016 Update:  When I gave this little project to my mom I knew it wasn’t anything special, but she actually hangs it up above her rocking chair in the living room of her house. It took two years, but she also managed to paint the picture frame black and the whole thing looks so much […]

May 20, 2014

Tummy Time Challenge


  The creator of the Labour Games presents to you,  The Tummy Time Challenge. The challenge: Accomplish the following activities and become the newest Tummy Time Champion. There are 3 categories. Mental, Physical and Verbal. Every baby grows at their own pace, and unless a medical professional tells you otherwise, your baby is perfect and neither […]

May 15, 2014

2 Months Old


  So I can hardly believe it has been 2 months since I was in the hospital. I don’t understand what I ever did before I took care of Gregory. He is my entire world. And I love it. Stats Height: 98 percentile Weight: 85 percentile Eyes: Blue/Grey Eats: a good 2 hours between feeds, […]

May 2, 2014

Reaction to Baby’s First Smile


My reaction when I say I see my newborn smile all the time, but people say it is only gas Adriens reaction after someone says that to me Me trying to get the baby to laugh, I’m all like This is Gregory trying to get his mouth to work But when he doesn’t and my […]

April 26, 2014

Naming Gregory


From day one of being pregnant, my sister dubbed the clump of cells growing into a Human in my body ‘Bean’. It stuck. Thoughout my entire pregnancy we referred to  my unborn child as Bean, and to this day his nickname is Bean. But I knew we couldn’t actually call him Bean, he did need […]

April 21, 2014

One Month Old


Gregory is now one month (and one day) old. I cant believe how fast time is going by. My little man has grown so much, its bittersweet. Everyday brings on new challenges for us, but we seem to make it through victoriously. Stats Weight- 10lbs 6oz Eyes- Blue/Grey Eats- every 1-2 hours Sleeps- 1-2 hours. […]

April 3, 2014

Gregory Thomas


On March 2nd at 9:20pm my little man was born. Introducing Gregory Thomas, aka Bean. I’ll write a proper Labour and Delivery post and be trying to post regularly again next week. We are currently trying to adjust to the wonderful new life that we have been blessed with. In the mean time, here are […]

March 6, 2014