To my darling daughter, I have come to realise something recently. It’s something that makes me feel slightly sad. Yet at the same time, it’s uplifting, exciting. I have come to realise that you are no longer my little baby girl. I feel sadness because for the past 16 months, a tiny little helpless baby has been my whole world. […]
My Sunday Photo for this week is of Hannah’s first Mega Bloks construction This photo represents the reaching of a significant milestone for Hannah. It is a record of the first time that she has successfully constructed something with blocks. She has been playing with blocks for a long time, but that play has involved watching me build things, then knocking […]
My Sunday Photo for this week is of the water feature in the wetlands of Sydney Park. Hannah and I have started to make it habit to find a new, most excellent park in Sydney each week. Last week was the wonderful Carss Bush Park, with it’s fantastic playground and bayside setting. This week, the park that we discovered was […]
If you are unfamiliar with the concept behind this series of blog posts, head on over here to read the very first one. What is Chili Salt? Chili salt is a thing I recently invented. Okay, I probably didn’t invent it. Like all my great ideas, I most likely saw it somewhere a while ago, stored in in my subconscious, then brought […]
There’s a baby who knows that all slides are pure gold, and she’s climbing a stairway to heaven… Hannah loves a good slide. She has done so ever since she was first introduced to them on our trip to Queensland. Since that first time, her mobility has developed to the point where she can navigate her way up steps, over […]
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 […]
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.