11-12 Months

11-12 Months

We are about to celebrate Mia’s first birthday and I have come to the deep realisation that raising a child is more grace than knowledge. It warms my heart to know that despite all the mistakes I’ve made getting through the ups and downs of Mia’s first year, God’s...
10-11 Months

10-11 Months

My dearest Mia is becoming more and more inquisitive and excited about exploring the unknown. She is all over the place and keeping her entertained seems like a full-time job. I find it difficult to juggle my own work responsibilities while making sure I spend quality...
9-10 Months

9-10 Months

I think any parent can agree with me that you cannot comprehend the word LOVE until you have children. We will forever be in the process of learning about LOVE and shaping our understanding of what that little four-letter word really means. It is a ritual of ours (my...
8-9 Months

8-9 Months

I went to check on Mia while she was taking a nap and as I watched her sleep the tears started rolling down my cheeks. Maybe I am just an over-emotional mom today, but I am completely in awe of how much love there is in this world to hold onto and, more importantly,...
7-8 Months

7-8 Months

Mia knows exactly what she wants and she will confidently let you know what it is. Oh, goodness! Let me not go into the detail of what normally happens when she doesn’t get her way. What is it with kids and boundaries? They just love playing on the edge – a dangerous...
6-7 Months

6-7 Months

How can it possibly be that a six-month-old baby can know, without a shadow of a doubt, exactly what she wants and persists on getting exactly that? It is astonishing! Reaching the six-month milestone was both exhilarating and frustrating. I have been constantly...