Playground etiquette

(22nd April 2011) It always surprises me how much young children know, and how aware they are. It also scares me a little how like little sponges they are, absorbing our every word and mannerism and belief, and spurting it out in any given situation. Like in the park in Lennox Heads the other day… […]

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Contentious food source

(22nd April 2011) I am still breastfeeding my baby girl at 16months, and no that’s not the contentious part. In my part of the world, that seems incredibly normal! What is contentious, is that because I am breastfeeding (maybe, I am only hypothesising here) baby girl refuses to be fed any other food by me. […]

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Fast becoming a lady

google2a5f4b8741048217(21st April 2011) I love who my baby is becoming. A little lady who: Walks around with such confidence and lack of inhibition Who explores the world with open-eyed fascination Who becomes absorbed in the smallest things, like grains of sand Who insists on drawing the chair over to help with with the washing up, […]

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Who’s the boss?

Recently, my husband and I have been joking about ourselves as the slaves to our young baby, Elka. Actually, it’s not a joke. We are slaves. She is the boss! For months now, we have been following her lead, as she raises her hand to imply: “I will walk now, take me!” It is incredibly […]

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A new year

A new year…well it’s nearing the end of February…so shoot me! I am a mum, and I just never get round to this blogging business. How things have moved along. Elka is 1 now – she is not yet walking alone, that often. She can, but she just chooses to grab our hand any opportunity […]

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