Tag Archives: Developmental_Milestones

My Little Boy Turns Five

I received my last age-based email from BabyCentre today. The site congratulated me and Robert on reaching this great milestone. The implication was that the parenting journey is still long but it can now be enjoyed at leisure, as the … Continue reading

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20 Months : The Chatter Box

I will remember this phase in Robert’s life most as the phase of developing conversation. He is now at the stage where he watches people and things and gives running commentary about what he sees. The other day I was … Continue reading

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The Way We Talk: Introducing the Adjective

I have been doing more reading than writing in the past week. I waste my time reading a large blogroll consisting of must read news articles and analysis, knitting blogs, parenting blogs, language and translation blogs. I should perhaps cull … Continue reading

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Seventeen Months

My baby is growing into a toddler and his personality is developing rapidly. The re-introduction to school at the beginning of the school year was much easier, but I hope his health will not suffer much this time around. Today … Continue reading

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Robert’s Adventures at Sixteen Months

The most remarkable progress Robert made in the last month was with his vocabulary and with recognizing himself as a separate entity. When I recently ask him where is Robert, he points to himself and says: Ah-Peh, which is what … Continue reading

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So Much Happening

It seems so much is happening I can hardly keep up. I got my computer yesterday. The good computer guru delivered it to my work, and one of my colleagues offered to give me a lift home, which saved me … Continue reading

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Moving On

The past two weeks have been busy. I have put the house again on the market and all its problems are now again on my shoulders. I have to liaise from here the continued cleanup of the pool, and the … Continue reading

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The Learning Update

On sunny days it is nice to go outside these days. Robert and I spend time in Jackie’s front garden soaking up the sun and playing some. These past days the main point of interest is the front door. Robert … Continue reading

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Six Months’ Wonder

Happy birthday dear Robert, you have reached the milestone of half-a-year. On this occasion we have scheduled you for a routine check-up at the Paediatrician. Your measurements on this fabulous day: Weight 7685g; Length 70cm; Circumference of Head (COH) 42.5 … Continue reading

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More Milestones

            I did not post for the occasion of Robert’s 5-months birthday. Obviously I was busy doing other things or thinking other thoughts. There aren’t even any pictures to mark the day. However, I can … Continue reading

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