Sunday, August 28, 2011


I’m feeling very nostalgic at the moment. It’s a time of great change for the Jewell family on many levels. This week is my last at IGT and, even more importantly, Brayden turns one. This post reveals unknown details or unseen moments from the past year.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Standing tall

Brayden is officially standing. He stood for five seconds on Friday and has been improving ever since. There is nothing in this world like watching your sweet baby release your hand and stand on his own two feet without needing your support. That moment was a precursor of so many things to come.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

No cheesy puff uncrunched

In this episode of The Adventures of A & B, Avery and Brayden find nirvana in a tub of baby snacks.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Tiny bubbles

Brayden learned how to blow bubbles into his food while I feed him. Oh joy. And conveniently, he discovered this neat new trick while eating bright orange mangos. This picture from the momentous occasion teeters somewhere between absolutely hilarious and totally bizarre.