Pox baby

It has to happen at some point, after wondering whether to get the pox vaccine, Sofia now has the pox. Starting with a single spot on the back it is not covering her face and back. She doesn’t seem too bothered by it at the moment but they haven’t really taken hold yet and the […]

Everything is conversation

So everything at the moment is conversational development with Sofia. Despite her continued sleep issues and waking up in our bed come morning she is otherwise all about the chat. Conversation is broken but you can have it now. Em commented on how she had a phone conversation with her on what she’d had for […]

World Cup

When the next World Cup happens Sofia will nearly be 6! That’s mental! So for now she shouts “daddy’s football” or “daddy’s Beebies”. She isn’t a fan yet as this is often followed by “Bing”. She will ask to play “football daddy” when she gets her ball outside. So England started with a win and […]


One of the things we have seemingly managed to teach Sofia is some level of manners. We were even told that by nursery last night. Despite her being also possessive and stubborn, traits of a 2 year old, she also uses “please”, “thank you” and “sorry”. At nursery yesterday she managed to draw first on […]

Monday Mornings

There is a ritual that you follow every morning with the aim of getting to nursery on time, the train on time and then to work. It doesn’t sound hard and usually the general things of getting Sofia dressed, breakfast and even dressing her ready to go out isn’t the difficult thing. It’s the random […]

Blame the grandparents Amazon Alexa rules

So this is this modern society. We were playing songs on our Google Home, only for Sofia at the end to shout out “Alexa” and the song she wanted. “No Sofia it is Hey Google”. Sofia, “Alexa”. “No Sofia, it’s Hey Google”. Alexa is the grandparents, a weekend away and Sofia’s brand loyalty is now […]

Mummy and Daddy

After rebranding all flying animals ducks and 4 legged animals a combination of woof and moo. Having done this for several months she has finally realised she has a “mummy” and “daddy”. This has only properly happened in the last few weeks and already she has started to use one of those words pretty much […]