Wednesday, December 29, 2010

2010 in Review

2010 was a huge year for my family! The whole year was truly about Isis. I woke up 9am New Years Day with my first real contraction, so she was the first thing I thought about in 2010 and I'm sure she will also be the last thing I think about this year. It's also the year I graduated college. It's the year Lewis and I both were stretched to the limits of our love, patience, understanding, humility and perseverance. I can say with all honesty that this was one of the best years of my life. I never knew I would hurt so bad, be so scared, cry so much, but ultimately love so deeply. The struggles have been incredibly challenging, but they have also been what have produced in me an honesty and sincerity about who I am and who I want to be. I am confident in my role as a mom and I'm proud of myself and my family for how far we have come! What wonderful memories I will carry with me now from 2010!

It was also the first year that I really took blogging seriously and made some great blog friends! I wanted to share some of my favorite posts from 2010!

What's Been Surprising & I Thought of One More - Two posts where I shared the new discoveries and challenges after having my first child!

We started Sleep Training! And then she Slept Through the Night!

14  Steps to an Easy Baby - Everything that saved my life those first couple of months.
Ah, Sleep!!! - Isis finally started sleeping 12 hours at night!

Baby Stuff I Can't Live Without - Love these items!!

I walked in my college graduation.
Let's Hear it For the Parents Who FEED Their Babies! & It's all About Perspective - My perspective as a mom started to mature and develop.

This was a big month because it's when I got my new blog design!
Isis had her first Father's Day!
I revealed that we had Isis without maternity coverage & I gave some tips on how other people could manage that.
I started sharing my blog tips, like How to Efficiently Read Blogs and tips For the Newbie Bloggers!
Finally, I love this post where I shared how I'm a True, Authentic Mom.

I shared some things about myself in a Blog Bash. Later in the Blog Bash, I shared about my BFF, Diana!
We started getting food from our CSA this month.
I started the 31 Days to a Better Blog challenge with the SITS girls!

I kicked off my guest blogger birth stories with my revamped description of Isis' birth.
I had another guest blogger week with New Mom Tips!

My blogging slowed in September because I started student teaching. Breastfeeding really changed for me at this point.

Lewis and I had our 6th anniversary!
Isis turned 9 months!

I had some deep thoughts this month.

I've decided to simplify.
We got ready for Christmas & then we had a wonderful holiday!!

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Shawntae said...

i'm dying! Your daughter is soo cute. Looks like you had such a great year. xoxox

adriel, from the mommyhood memos said...

hey lady! happy new year to you!!! i love looking back at isis' photos. she has always had those huge eyes and the best cheeks ever. i hope she keeps them for another year or two!!! i'm looking forward to blogging more now that we're back... and looking forward to hearing more from you as well too. hope you had an awesome holiday. enjoy your new years weekend!!!
love adriel xx

Mommyfriend Lori said...

What a wonderful year filled with countless blessings! Wishing you continued abundance and joy!

flyrish said...

Such an incredible year for you and your family! I'm sure 2011 will bring more happiness and more to be proud of. Happy New Year!

Mama Hen said...

Happy New Year! This post is wonderful Cameron! I wish you a very happy New Year filled with love, great health and happiness. have a good night!

Mama Hen

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