Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:52 pm
I know. where on earth has the last year gone? it seems to have gone so fast.
full of emotion n happiness.
my little man has gone from a 7lb 7.5oz newborn baby to a 23.5lb toddler (well almost a toddler)
got him weighed today so i knew how much he had gained in a year!!
welcome to the big kids section eh? now the real fun begins i guess????
Dream as if you'll live forever.
Live as if you'll die tomorrow.
Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:34 pm
It's completely mad isn't it, i cant believe my baby is going be 1 tomorrow. I cant decide if i'm happy or sad. Feels like my baby girl is growing up too quickly.
This time last year i was starting to get regular contractions, i can remember it like it was yesterday.
Hope you are all well, xxx
Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 8:29 am
Think I said I had C weighed day before her birthday and she was 17-14. Hoping she may have hit the big 1-8 by now but im not getting her weighed again for a while so Im just guessing lol. Her birthday was ace. All the babies were dressed as pirates and we had a bubble machine and a ball pit and I made a cake, lots of fun to be had.
She stood on her own again today. She had hold of the sofa with just one hand and let go so she could move what she had in her hand before touching the sofa again. I dont think she even realised she had done it lol. Shes also walking holding just one of my fingers for support now. Im actually convinced she can stand and walk but just inst confident enough to make the plunge bless her. Its unusual cos shes not normally so shy and retiring. Any of you on FB im sure saw the scare she gave me yesterday, I dozed off on the sofa and didnt realise Neil left the gate on the door open when he went to work. Woke up when I heard her shouting and realised it was coming from the monitor. She had climbed the stairs and was sat in the bathroom playing with her rubber duck. Thank god she didnt try coming back down again, I felt quite ill at the thought. I let her go up with me behind her at bedtime and she cant half speed up the stairs, didnt realise she climbed them quite so quick! She walks with her walker fast now and the cats have learned to run away when she grabs it and stands up as shes gotten true ramming speed perfected now. She got a little fold up ride on called a scuttle bug for her birthday and loves whizzing that round the lounge too. Shesfunny though cos in some ways shes a right adventurer but in other ways is quite sensitive, she gets ever so freaked out by the doorbell going suddenly and is scared of the hoover for example. Funny bunny.
She had a weekend away with my mum and dad last weekend and came home with 2 new words! In addition to her core lot she says all the time:
She now says Tee (tree) and points to the trees and also Car (she tends to shout this as they go past and get very excited) which was the 2 she learned this weekend. Shes also saying Oma now which is my mum and spent a 20 minute walk out the other day chanting it without stopping which got old really fast believe me. And she often says Yukky though only if she is copying me when Im telling her not to touch things. She also knows what noise ducks make and when she sees a duck on TV she shouts it – AckAck lol. Shes stringing 2 words togther sometimes now like Yiya Daddy, Ba’ Cat or Good Girl. Her understanding way outstrips her speech though and she understands an awful lot. She knows Hold On and also where as if we say wheres bedtimebunny/jellycat/baby/flopsy bunny etc she goes off and gets it and she knows kiss though if you ask for one you get headbutted as she has taken to copying how the cat kisses, she also knows sleepie which is nap and will settle much better for a nap if I give her pre warning she is having a sleepie after her bottle. She also knows fish and is fascinated by our fish though shes not quite gotten saying it yet – we have shhhhhh so far. We have also had to take to saying Carafe of Moo Juice (LOL) as she knows bottle and milk and if I ask neil to get her bottle or her milk she starts yelling cos she thinks we have it there and doesn’t want to wait LOL!!! She has little picture cards and can now pick out the duck, the fish, the cat and the pig if you ask.
Shes turning into a strong willed little demon though. She hates being said No to and will scream if you do so. She seems to be testing her boundaries at the mo and if I tell her No she will look at me then go back to what shes doing again, even if I remove her physically from what she is doing she goes right back to it. I feel bad cause I say it twice then have to be really firm with her then she starts crying but it seems to be the only way she will leave what shes been told No to. I have a feeling we will be implementing the naughty step at an early age!
That’s about it for now I think am off out to feed the ducks (c’s idea of heaven). Look forward to hearing how you all are
Posted: Wed May 05, 2010 10:20 am
Maoribadger- What you just said about C and telling her no is exactly the same as Tayla! She has a thing for buttons and the mo and is always turning off the xbox and sky box and is driving us mad! I tell her no and move her away...the first time she usually laughs and goes straight back to doing it, the second time she has a massive paddy! Im hoping she will learn NO means NO soon!!!
Taylas doing well though, her bday and her party were fab. We went to the sealife centre for her bday and she loved it! Then we had a party at the weekend.
Shes doing really well with her walking now and can walk from room to room on her own....i just have one huge problem....she WILL NOT wear shoes!!! She hates them, its got to the point where i cant even get them on her now (i think its been made worse as shes had to go and have two heel prick tests!) so i havnt a clue what im going to do now when she wants to walk outside!? She always pulls her socks off too
Other things she does....
Shes been blowing kisses for ages, hi 5's, pointing and shouting at everything and everyone...mastered a few rolly pollys lol!!
Still saying the same words (mum mum, dadda, nan nan, tar, na, yea) and shes learnt 'eyes;...usually followed by a poke in the eye! And 'ACK' for my brother Jack.
The last few days shes been saying 'up' ...when she wants to get up on the sofa or to be picked up.
Opps she just woke up so ive got to dash...be back on soon x
Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 8:51 am
Ahh glad all babies are doing well.
Elsie took her first 3 steps alone the other day yay and now trys it all the time otherwise she is quite happy walking up and down holding your finger. She loves shoes and puts her leg up for you to put her shoes on gone a bit mad though as she has about 10 pairs lol. Her words are coming on she says mimim(mum) dadda, arry (harry her dads name), ta, ok, no, hello everytime she sees someone, hiya when she pretentd to be talking on the phone and then babbles away and laughs like she's having a proper chat lol. She says yum, barks lol meows haha and laughs sarcastically at things on tv. She also sometimes has a strop when I tell her no, I say no and she shakes her head carries on I tell her no again and take her away and she screams blue murder lol.
Going to pick up her new buggy in a minute I got her a Silver Cross Pop with the pink bubbles as I am fed up of the Luna now lugging it in and out of my car.
Oh and touch wood for the last 3 nights she has finally slept throug the night but now decides to wake at 5am or 6am. She don't go to bed till 8pm. She only has 5 teeth still but I fear more are on there way lol.
I have gone back to work and my sister looks after her for me and Elsie is just so not bothered. I drop her there in the morning and she's off, I have to grab her to give me a kiss which is usually a lick on the lips oh and she is really cuddly now, gives me a proper cuddle before bed bless her.xx
Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 12:16 pm
Hi ya everyone
How are we all?
Jas: I love the silvercross pop! Is it any good? Weird that because i also have a Luna haha, but do u find the Luna doest sit up very straight? Does the sliver cross sit up more? Im soo tempted to get one
Taylas doing really well, shes walking more and more now and doesnt crawl much now. Its becoming hard work chasing after her all the time though She wants EVERTHING shes now allowed!
Shes got a few new words/phrase now too....She say 'Bup' for Up, 'Bubba', 'Oh Look' and this moring she said 'Peppa' But i dont know if thats a fluke or not yet! (Peppa is in Pig btw!)
Keep the post going ladies i love to hear how ur babies are doing x
Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 12:37 pm
Tayla is doing well. Yeah the Luna doesn't seem to sit straight up. The pop seems a bit better but doesn't lay as flat. I got the black one withh pink bubbles on it. Got it in Mothercare for £90. Ha thats funny we have the same prams. What colour Luna you got? I got the purpley/auberginey onex
Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 3:56 pm
I feel realy bad after reading this, Theo doesn't walk or talk yet He will walk holding onto my hand, but not on his own, and he will babble mumumumum and dadadada, but doesn't say any words. I know they all develop at differant rates, but reading this he seems so behind.
Don't get me wrong, I am so proud of my little man, but I just feel like such a pants mum, like I'm doing something wrong, and it's my fault he's not able to do these things.
Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 5:33 pm
Aw no dont be silly! All babies develop at diff rates, me my brother and sister were all totally different! My brother walked at 7 1/2months and i didnt talk till i was about 14 months.
I bet he will take u by surprise and just start walking one day when u least expect it!
I bet Theo wears shoes too....unlike my little mare!! x
Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 7:14 pm
Posted: Sat May 15, 2010 8:37 pm
A quick post from me (at last), as I should be getting ready for bed!
I agree with the other Katy - don't be at all worried about Theo from reading these posts. Jack's walking (and once they do take their first independent steps there's NO stopping them), but he doesn't talk. He's trying, but vocab nowhere near the other April '09 babies!
Saying 'NO' to Jack also causes an all-out tantrum, no matter how nicely I say it! Jack's gotten into a nasty habit of banging his head on the floor if I can't determine from his pointing and noise-making exactly what it is that he wants. An example - I was letting him eat some cheese snacks out of my hand yesterday, and he ate them all. I got some more, and he ate them too. I got some more, and he went into 'headbang' mode, and it wasn't until I offered him water (which, apparantly, I should have known he wanted) that he calmed down! My new tactic is to try and ignore him when he's doing it, as I think it's an intentional attention-seeking thing. Not easy tho.....
Jack's trying to build his own towers of blocks, instead of knocking mine down. He's also rather good at setting reminders on the sky-box, and loves mobile-phones.
OK - enough for now. Nice to read your posts and catch-up