Browsing Category : Parenting Milestones

Is my Baby now a Toddler?


But he’s my baby. He always will be. Baby Z is a year and 2 months old. That’s 14 months! He has been walking since he was 11 months old. However, social norm states that since he is now “toddling” or walking, he should be referred to as a toddler. Just as a child is referred to as a teenager…

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His first steps…


I am writing this post minutes after Baby Z just took his first steps. I did not imagine a moment could fill my heart with such pride as it just did. I want to capture this moment in words right now so that this special memory can be revived again and again in the future, as a reminder for how…

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The Third Trimester…


The start of third trimester meant preparations, preparations and preparations! This included shopping for baby things (my husband went overboard and bought 2 baby leather jackets for ages 1 and 2!!!), getting the hospital bag ready, the baby cot from Ikea constructed in our room and reading up on lots and lots of labour stories. Oh and also watching endless…

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The Second Trimester…


The next couple of months were simply the best. I had a lovely neat bump which I adored and I was still at that stage where I could do things with reasonable comfort. Que the date nights with Hubby! It was our chance to bond and enjoy a baby free life before our bundle of joy arrived, and I am…

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My First Trimester…


The gestation period. What a wonder! Like the majority, I was absolutely dreading the side effects that came along with growing a little human, including all the pains and aches. However, I was thankfully blessed with a normal and considerably easy pregnancy! I truly could not have asked for a better 9 months, and I know I am one of…

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My BFP (Big Fat Positive)


Me and my husband weren’t actively trying. Well, we had kind of left it to the Almighty to bless us with a baby when He thought it would be the right time. Because lets be real, when is it EVER the right time? When do you finally think you are ready? I know many people will be shouting out various…

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