The geekdaughter wrote her first story yesterday. She’s been attempting to write jokes recently in a little notebook, although she still hasn’t really got the hang of humour – “What do you call a car with no wheels? A foot car!” is her latest attempt. No, I don’t get it either, though for some reason […]
One advantage of having grown up mostly avoiding other kids, and only deciding to have my own family later on in life is that I know very little about kids in general, and in particular what milestones they’re likely to achieve when. This means that I am constantly being amazed by what my kids can […]
I am so proud of both my kids this week. They are both learning stuff so quickly, and I love watching their development.
After showing no interest at all in the stairs up until now, I was rather surprised to find the geekson halfway up them the other day! I was at work today, and the geekdaddy called to tell me that I was a bad mother because I hadn’t closed the stairgate. Apparently he’d been playing with […]
I don’t know if it’s that I’m more aware of the milestones second time around, or if they’re more noticeable in the geekson than they were in the geekdaughter. Maybe it’s that I know I won’t be having any more children, and so I’m taking the time to enjoy each stage this time around, rather […]
I don’t know if it’s because I know what I’m looking for this time around, or because things are more obvious with the geekson than they were with the geekdaughter. Perhaps my state of mind is better, who knows. Whatever it is, I am loving watching the geekson grow and learn. I wanted to share […]
The geekdaughter’s understanding of writing and reading is devloping so fast at the moment, and I’m loving watching it! She’s suddenly got a real interest in trying to write, and is constantly borrowing my pens and notebook to write things for me. Last week I was busily writing out our shopping list, and she said […]