So today, for the first time in a long time, B and I have a chance to spend some time together, without the kids, at a 4 star hotel. I love it. Except, I miss the kids so much, there’s a discomfort in the pit of my stomach. I called the kids to say good [...] read more »
A while ago, in one of my postsAnother milestone,I wasmentioningthat my baby daughter is crossing some rough times as she is experiencing the separation anxiety, a well known and very much expected "milestone" of childhood. First 2 weeks as mother and daughter Instead ofsuccessfullypassing this phase, as any normal family would, we stubbornly insist into not only continuing this saga, but multiplying it a thousand times. Yes, a thousand times as at ... read more »
A day in a mother's life can look like a million years for "the normal" people as most of the time the implied events take place at the speed of light. Mom just blinks for amillisecondand poof! the baby does one more "magical" thing.
After the latest chains of events in Ellie's life, the teething, the separation anxiety, the littlemischief ateating times, culminating with her falling on the floor and banging her head a bit, a huge scare for both of us and a trip to the ER, I thought we would be sail... read more »
I guess we could call the "separation anxiety" a milestone since all babies go through this phase with no exception. It's a part of their development and their learning process and they are all expected to reach this point sooner or later, that is if they are human which is quite hard to decide as they do look like sweet little angels. The debate is still on :) If you chose to be an optimistic parent and see the positive side of it, this milestone can be real fun, precisely the babies' behavior. To m... read more »
5 months 4 weeks 2 days oldI've been writing this for a number of days now, but the last three days have been busy!!! So, finally, here is my entry - with only an hour or so to go until Knightley 'turns' 6 months old!So in order to pass Level 2, one of the few remaining things we need to get good is a down stay at a distance of 6m (20 feet) for 1 minute, whilst doing things, talking etc. 6m is by far the longest distance we have done stays, so I have been taking it slowly so far so that we only have succ... read more »