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.
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.
Sooner or later everything becomes obsolete. I have fond memories of playing my Sega Megadrive in the 90s. Michael Jackson moonwalked his way across the 30cm screen, Sonic the Hedgehog ran at unfathomably fast speeds and life was good. Nothing could ever top it, or so I thought. And I laughed, oh how I laughed, at my friend with […]
The world is full of people with unimaginable talents. People who seem to be capable of super-human feats, who push their minds and bodies to the very boundaries of human achievement. Most of us look up to these people as heroes, idols. We even lump god-like status on them. We wonder how they came to be so fortunate as to […]
Most parents know all too well the feeling of waiting for their child to achieve the major milestones. The anxiety of wondering if your child will ever roll, sit up, talk, walk, complete and algebraic equation etc., as other babies around him all seem to be doing it. The slight tinge of jealousy that accompanies watching videos of other people’s […]