The most glorious thing happened this weekend – Hannah learnt how to stand on her own two feet. It had been a long time coming. She has wanted desperately to spend most of her life standing, from the moment she realised it was a thing. In the early days she would cry and insist on being placed in the standing […]
My previous post was about finding role models for my daughter in young kids, who are just slightly older than Hannah. My rationale was that they provide her with the example of what she can do next, physically, socially and intellectually. I had made a commitment to myself and to Hannah, that I would make a concerted effort to take […]
Hannah is, at this point in time, an only child. She is also, on both sides of the family, the only grandchild. As a result, she gets plenty of attention from the adults around her. She has adults on tap, to play with her, to read with her, to make silly faces and to cheer her up when she’s feeling […]
Hannah has learnt how to point. So what? I hear you say. Most babies learn how to point a lot earlier than 13 months old.
The other day Emma showed me this fantastic video. I couldn’t help but have a giggle, then a full-blown laugh, as Professor Robert Kelly’s family make their entrances one-by-one. I don’t know Professor Kelly, but he appeared to be conducting a very serious interview about a very serious topic. Luckily, his wonderful family soon lightened the mood.
So you’re about to become a dad, congratulations! I’ve been at this caper for over a year now and I think I’ve picked up a thing or two along the way. I’m only too happy to share that information with you. Below are the top 10 things new dads should know.
Yesterday was International Women’s Day. As I listened to the wonderful Wendy Harmer on ABC radio on my commute to work, it got me thinking. Why is a day focussed on gender equality so important?