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 […]

Children’s Television

I don’t think I’ve watched normal television during the day for the last month. With everything going on in the world this is probably a good thing. I didn’t think I’d enjoy watching children’s TV but it definitely has a calming effect in a world gone mad.  I’ve tried explain the joys of children’s tv […]

Skills at 9 months

9 months, well it’s really been 18 of Sofia being in our lives, if you count the pregnancy. A lifetime but no time. This month has seen her develop a number of new behaviours which keep us amused. The bear growl is the main addition, this is the start of her rebelling against her parents as […]

Moving House 

There is a time when things end and there is a new beginning. Moving House is something I never really planned to do, it’s just happened but for all the right reasons. I’ve lived in the same place now for 13 years and looking back it’s incredible how things have changed over that time, working […]