March

Friday 31

My four year old son Your lego creations are becoming more amazing!
My two year old daughter you were kissing flowers at the shops
My eight month old son you make a little snorting sound and proceed with trying to bite or suck us when you’re excited

Thursday 30

My four year old son I really enjoyed an afternoon of playing, reading and watching TV.
My two year old daughter you came with me to one shop, then another, then to the library and meanwhile you were sniffly and sick! But in good spirits.
My eight month old son you’re so entertained when I take you out to the yard to sit with me and look around.

Wednesday 29

My four year old son just sitting outside having snacks and chatting about your day at school was nice – you’re learning about Jesus and I’m happy about that.
My two year old daughter I loved how happy and excited you were to go for a walk in the pram – obviously we don’t do that enough!
My eight month old son your favourite toy is a toy ladle! Watch out anyone who tries to take it off you!

Tuesday 28

My four year old son you were entertaining your baby brother in the car and really making him laugh.
My two year old daughter I enjoyed just sitting with you having lunch – you were so chatty with me!
My eight month old son it’s funny seeing you following your brother and sister to the best of your abilty and copying sounds they make.

Monday 27

My four year old son when you want something I love how you ask and not just take it.
My two year old daughter you still get the hiccups when you laugh too much!
My eight month old son you were sitting up today on your own! And I could tell you enjoyed the novelty of it because you kept doing it.

Sunday 26

My four year old son you had so much fun playing with your friends today and I find it interesting that you are very comfortable with older kids.
My two year old daughter you were very popular in a group of kids I kept hearing your name being called constantly!
My eight month old son you are very noisy in a social situation. Today you were making sure you said your piece very loudly!

Saturday 25

My four year old son you went to the shops to get a haircut with daddy and you came back very happy and looking very cute.
My two year old daughter you have really got the hang of going to the toilet! So proud my baby!
My eight month old son I can’t believe how patient you are. When I took you out past you bedtime you sat quietly in the pram playing with your toy.

Friday 24

My four year old son you were so tired after your school week i could tell all you wanted to do was just watch TV and that was ok by me!
My two year old daughter you fell asleep in your highchair eating lunch. Haha.
My eight month old son I took you out tonight and you fell asleep despite very loud music playing next to you – must’ve been very tired!

Thursday 23

My four year old son you were very sweet to a little girl at the library making her laugh.
My two year old daughter today we painted, drew, watered plants and it was very relaxing.
My eight month old son you didn’t mind playing in your playpen, you love your noisy toys!

Wednesday 22

My four year old son Today the teacher told me that you were kind to a child that was upset. She said you are innately caring. I agree.
My two year old daughter Today you told me ‘really love you really much!’ And I you!
My eight month old son I love when you lay your head on my chest. It’s a feeling I can’t even describe.

Tuesday 21

My four year old son You were star of the day at school! I was very excited for you!
My two year old daughter I like how you get up and twirl when there’s music you like.
My eight month old son You followed me around the whole house with the vacuum cleaner!

Monday 20

My four year old son I love seeing you and your sister having fun riding in circles around the garage on your bikes – and you let her have the good bike.
My two year old daughter You were saying how you love your baby brother so much and giving him hugs and caressing his face.
My eight month old son It was funny seeing you and your sister mimicking each other and making similar noises.

Sunday 19

My four year old son It was sweet to see how you enjoyed sharing a room with your sister this week.
My two year old daughter Seeing you and your big brother pretend that you were dogs and that Nutri-Grain was your dog food was pretty hilarious.
My eight month old son When I’m lying on the floor you just love coming to climb up onto me!

Saturday 18

My four year old son You were sad to say goodbye to your abuelito and I love how you love people so much.
My two year old daughter You were so keen to help me when I was painting the dining table today and I seem to think you will be a creative type
My eight month old son When you are tired your usually happy disposition becomes one where you cry easily but you take such comfort in your blankie and your thumb!

Friday 17

My four year old son I was surprised you enjoyed watching ‘Get Smart’ with your abuelito. You watched a whole episode!
My two year old daughter It was funny seeing you stand up on the cupboard shelf to reach the water filter and serve yourself a glass of water. Very independent.
My eight month old son When I hug you tightly and kiss your neck it never fails to make you smile.

Thursday 16

My four year old son I’m so happy that your teacher said you’ve been very caring to a special needs child in your class. I’m so proud that you are so inclusive and sweet.
My two year old daughter You follow your big brother everywhere! Cuts my work in half because I only have to make sure he behaves so that you do!
My eight month old son It’s so cute how you love the bath and don’t stop kicking your legs from the moment you go in til you come out.

Wednesday 15

My four year old son Today your teacher told me that you put your hand up regularly in class. That’s so great!
My two year old daughter You have learned to say ‘You’re welcome!’ when someone says thank you.
My seven month old son Why do you smile at me so sweetly when you bite me? Makes me getting angry very ineffective.

Tuesday 14

My four year old son You were just perfect getting ready for school today and so happy to go.
My two year old daughter The fun you can get out of playing with a balloon is astronomical.
My seven month old son You tasted juice,  icecream, pasta and bread all in one day today. It is adorable seeing you discover new foods!

Monday 13

My four year old son I was very happy when you and your sister were taking turns on your bike – you were so willing to share!
My two year old daughter You learnt to ride a trike today! Proud mummy moment!
My seven month old son While i worry about what you will find on the floor to put in yout mouth, it’s also quite funny seeing you so determined not to give it to me – who knew a 7 month old could be determined?

Sunday 12

My four year old son You gave your bed up for your abuelito and shared a room with your sister and in the morning had a little feast of Wheat-bix together – one on a plate for each of you. Very cute!
My two year old daughter Even though you were very tired and a little cranky you still found the energy to give each of us out individual turns of affection
My seven month old son You are so observant of your brother and sister – it’s like you’re storing up examples of how to behave.

Saturday 11

My four year old son You love including me in your games especially make believe ones involving your toys.
My two year old daughter I love your hugs when you wake up from your nap! Warm and cosy.
My seven month old son You’re enjoying exploring all rooms of the house!

Friday 10

My four year old son You were very helpful sweeping the dust on the garage floor and seemed to really enjoy it!
My two year old daughter It’s so funny how you hum while you are performing a task – today it was while helping me to pack away the dishwasher!
My seven month old son When the other two followed me into my room you did your best to make your way there too and almost got there!

Thursday 09

My four year old son I love how you share your blankie with the baby! He holds one side and you the other!
My two year old daughter It’s very hard to get mad at you. Somehow I usually end up laughing!
My seven month old son You’ve been saying mumma aaaaall day! Haha!

Wednesday 08

My four year old son It’s funny seeing your little game of collecting rocks, leaves and flowers, putting them in a measuring jug with water and ‘mixing’ them.
My two year old daughter When I sit on the couch you snuggle right up to me as close as you can get!
My seven month old son Your smile lights up my day and I can make it appear so easily!

Tuesday 07

My four year old son I love how you’re so keen to spend time with your grandfather asking him questions and telling him things.
My two year old daughter I enjoyed spending time outside with you potting new plants.
My seven month old son It’s beautiful to see you trying to start to crawl properly!

Monday 06

My four year old son You loved spraying the cleaning spray to help me clean the shower. And it really did make the job quicker!
My two year old daughter While I was painting the dining table you were doing your own work of art with your paints. It was nice working side by side.
My seven month old son I love the way you react when you see me! Hugs and smiles and a wave of calm knowing you’re with your mummy.

Sunday 05

My four year old son I love how you talk about the friends you make. You really love them and are so sweet.
My two year old daughter You said your name for the first time and we caught it on camera! (Instead of just saying ‘me’ when someones asks what your names is). You can also sing ‘happy birthday’ and you sang it to daddy.
My seven month old son You met your abuelito today and although your initial reaction was to cry, after a few minutes you started playing with him and smiling at him. Now you are friends.

Saturday 04

My four year old son When we went to the shops you were very helpful finding things that I needed and putting them in the trolley.
My two year old daughter  You can swing by yourself on the see-saw swing and you swing oh SO high.
My seven month old son You are well and truly on the move – you particularly love the shoe corner!

Friday 03

My four year old son You collected a whole jar of flowers and then filled it with water to put on the table for our dinner guests. It was a funny display with the lid on top but very cute.
My two year old daughter You were so playful and excited when we had people over. Your joyful disposition is very endearing.
My seven month old son When I was busy this afternoon you were happy playing on the floor for ages!

Thursday 02

My four year old son I really loved taking you to ‘lego club’ ar the library!
My two year old daughter You have an adventurous spirit. When everyone else runs under cover when it is raining, you run out to get wet!
My seven month old son You are at such a cute age – with your chubbier-than-ever-cheeks and your ever growing blondy hair.

Wednesday 01

My four year old son It’s so cute how taking a rock in your pocket to school kept you happy!
My two year old daughter Listening to ‘Oh What a Night’ on Pandora radio while spinning you round and round was so fun! Like having our own dance party.My seven month old son You are so gorgeous when you look up at me with your beautiful eyes and giant eyelashes.