Tag Archives: Toddler

The Party Post

Robert’s birthday went better than anticipated considering that he had a temperature in the morning. We first had a party at his school. He was very proud to put on his crown, which Melanie made in green, and I am … Continue reading

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My Little Boy Turns Three

After all the milestones of first smiles, first steps and first words I can tell that here is nothing more remarkable than the milestone of turning three. It all happens so fast, one day I am dealing with a little … Continue reading

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Potty Update

I know that I should have reported on progress with this earlier, but my silence in this case means that there were no more incidents. I can safely say that Robert was potty trained by the time he turned 32 … Continue reading

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Potty Training Frustration

I am sure that given time I will revise this opinion, but so far potty training has been THE most difficult parenting task I had with Robbie. First of all it was very hard to convince him to sit on … Continue reading

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Going Potty..

Yesterday was officially the first day of Easter Holiday for Robert. The creche has holiday care for about one week of the school holiday and remains closed for a week after Easter, but this time I opted for him to … Continue reading

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Heartwarming Moments

On days like these when I am rushing, fighting loss of sleep and nervous at the choices and responsibilities ahead, I have to stop and appreciate what I have, and pause to take in the joys of being a mom … Continue reading

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Socializing

After more than a year of taking my son to creche, I am used to the routine of settling him in for the morning which is mostly a difficult process, as I have to deal with clinging, mood change and … Continue reading

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Neighbors

As an antidote to yesterday’s unsettling experience with my neighbor from upstairs I had another unsavory incident with an unfriendly anonymous male person from -I assume- one of the houses next door. I was determined today to keep my volume … Continue reading

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Almost Home

Yesterday Mr. Handyman came to install my washing machine,  my stove and a security door. This last one is kind of mandatory in South Africa, although the house break-ins in our area are neither more nor less than the average … Continue reading

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Onion

Onion Originally uploaded by momranda Robert got hold of an onion today from my shopping bag. The following conversation took place: Mom : Robert is the onion nice, do you like onion ? What are you doing with the onion … Continue reading

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