Daily Moments | May 2017

 May

Wednesday 31

My four year old son you are constantly practicing your ABC’s and numbers – you are learning heaps and I’m proud!
My two year old daughter when you pretend to make yourself shrink with a toy wand (or stick) by crouching down on the floor and making yourself big by standing up it’s quite funny
My ten month old son seeing you play with your brother and hugging him was adorable

Tuesday 30

My four year old son when I told you I was going to Brisbane tomorrow you took it so well – I was happy that you were so brave
My two year old daughter I loved seeing you eat your chicken soup so enthusiastically
My ten month old son when I sang to you, you clapped your hands – I’m glad my singing has that effect at least on you!

Monday 29

My four year old son today you went around the house with the dustpan and brush ‘cleaning up’ and putting the rubbish into an old empty box!
My two year old daughter I love how after you have your shower you jump into my arms saying ‘mumma!’
My ten month old son you are starting to understand some things I say – today I asked you where your blankie was and you started to look around for it!

Sunday 28

My four year old son when your brother took your toy you just said ‘he can play with that’ and were very happy to share!
My two year old daughter you looked so cute playing ‘ring-a-rosie’ (at high speed) with your brother and cousin
My ten month old son when we took you out tonight I think everyone we came across commented how cute and happy you are

Saturday 27

My four year old son you comforted your little sister when she was crying letting her cry in your lap and patting her hair
My two year old daughter when we went to the markets and you heard music you started dancing the cutest dance, swinging your hips without reservation
My ten month old son when we took you out for dinner tonight you had fun sitting in the high chair and having a taste of everything

Friday 26

My four year old son you came running up and gave me a massive hug and then went to give your sister one and made her fall and laugh – very loving
My two year old daughter you love looking at the plants at bunnings and watering the plants at home – I think you will have a green thumb
My ten month old son you make noises that sound kind of like words (but are not actually words)

Thursday 25

My four year old son when you are lucky enough to be allowed to play on daddy’s phone you learn the games so quick and are really good at them
My two year old daughter you dance and skip and hum out of the blue, just when you’re happy – ultra cute
My ten month old son you laughed in your sleep today

Wednesday 24

My four year old son I liked seeing you play draughts with your great-nana, and even though you didn’t quite get the rules you made us laugh
My two year old daughter when we drop your brother off at school you really get into all the activties – you integrate yourself beautifully
My ten month old son today when you wouldn’t sleep at our friend’s house your daddy hummed to put you to sleep – worked like magic

Tuesday 23

My four year old son today we wrote the alphabet together on a piece of paper – you wrote some on your own and I’m so proud to see you learning
My two year old daughter it was cute to hear you say you don’t like it when your brother goes to school because he’s your best friend and you miss him
My ten month old son when I read you a book with animal sounds it made you giggle lots

Monday 22

My four year old son I laughed when you said ‘my teacher said if you eat yucky food you turn into a skeleton’. Somehow I think you may have misinterpreted what she said!
My two year old daughter I was surprised when you chose a banana over a jam biscuit – glad you haven’t inherited my sweet tooth!
My ten month old son you’ve taken to standing at the blackboard with a piece of chalk – you look like you expect something to just happen on its own and it’s very cute

Sunday 21

My four year old son it’s so cute how getting a little chocolate with your milk at night makes you so happy – at the moment it’s Roses chocolates and you are both so excited to choose which one you’re having
My two year old daughter you were very sweet to your daddy letting him lie on your lap and stroking his hair
My ten month old son I love how you raise your eyebrows when you’re surprised – a lot of expression for a small child

Saturday 20

My four year old son it was fun drawing with you a pic of the family (school assignment) – a new treasure for you to carry around everywhere
My two year old daughter I really loved it when you ‘brushed’ my hair today, even though it ended up a little messier than it had been to begin with
My ten month old son I love how you are always using your little index finger to grab and touch things and check them out

Friday 19

My four year old son I liked how you and your sister played with dirt in the yard, filling dump trucks and moving them from one end of the yard to another. I just think kids should be able to get dirty
My two year old daughter when we were playing music you ran to put on a dress and shoes ‘to dance’
My ten month old son when I smile at you and you give me the biggest smile back it’s just priceless.

Thursday 18

My four year old son I like hearing you talk so much about your school friends
My two year old daughter I find it funny when you do your sideways mouth expression (when you’re talking about something you don’t think is good)
My ten month old son lying on the floor while you crawl around and on top of me is so fun

Wednesday 17

My four year old son at school I can see you are your boisterous self and it makes me feel happy that you can be yourself
My two year old daughter watching you making your brother laugh lots by jumping in puddles was funny
My ten month old son today when you wouldn’t fall sleep at our friend’s house your daddy hummed to put you to sleep – worked like magic

Tuesday 16

My four year old son you impressed me when you saw a spider and said ‘I’ll kill it’, got my shoe and squashed it in a matter of seconds
My two year old daughter when you put your hands together, look up at me and say ‘please’ it’s quite endearing indeed (which I’m sure you know)
My ten month old son when you’re excited you bob your head around or make a snorting noise with your nose!

Monday 15

My four year old son when you talk about your little brother and say ‘I love him so much’ it is beautiful
My two year old daughter I found you sleeping in your brother’s bed in the middle of the night. You both looked cute all curled up there
My ten month old son I love how you crawl to me with a huge smile on your face

Sunday 14

My four year old son playing chess with you according to our own rules – awesome
My two year old daughter seeing you dressed up beautifully in a white dress and your hair up to go out with your daddy was beautiful
My nine month old son you drank formula today for the first time!

Saturday 13

My four year old son you were not well today but I liked reading you books to cheer you up
My two year old daughter watching you and your big brother hold hands and dance to music was utterly sweet
My nine month old son you just adore your big brother and getting attention from him

Friday 12

My four year old son you are talking about your birthday lots already – when I asked who you wanted to invite from school you only mentioned girls! Am I dealing with a ladies man?!
My two year old daughter Your hair is becoming just so gorgeous – shiny with baby curls at the ends
My nine month old son when your sister left some toast on her plate you swooped in and munched on the rest

Thursday 11

My four year old son I loved the mothers day afternoon tea at your school and having you sit on my lap eating sweets
My two year old daughter watching you and your daddy dance was heart warming
My nine month old son you were so happy with your nana today, giving her big smiles and giggles

Wednesday 10

My four year old son are actually very good at taking photos using my phone!
My two year old daughter when you put your little hands together and said ‘I wish’ and then whispered something it was adorable
My nine month old son there is a section of your hair that is a lot longer than the rest on one side of your head – I just think that’s funny

Tuesday 09

My four year old son you cleaned up the toys without being asked even though it was your sister that put them there! Very happy mummy!
My two year old daughter we just sat and painted for a couple of hours – loved that
My nine month old son watching you lie on top of your brother and rest there for a while is an adorable sight

Monday 08

My four year old son I loved taking you to the park and racing you and your sister on the bike track
My two year old daughter it was pretty funny when you begged me for olives as a morning snack
My nine month old son all of a sudden you are crawling really fast!

Sunday 07

My four year old son you were a bit sick in your tummy today but you were very brave and hardly complained
My two year old daughter I took you to the shops just you and me and you were so well behaved and very chatty
My nine month old son it’s cute when you eat and you make mmmmm sounds

Saturday 06

My four year old son it was fun baking pastry crisps together for our visitors
My two year old daughter I love coming to get you from your cot and hugging you when you’re all warm and smell so sweet
My nine month old son I love it when you crawl to where I’m sitting and rest your head on my knees for a few moments

Friday 05

My four year old son I like how you’ve been asking me what colours need to be mixed to create different colours
My two year old daughter you are always collecting sticks and you call them ‘stick man’ – I think they are alive to you
My nine month old son you grabbed my face and gave me a very sweet kiss when I picked you up from your cot

Thursday 04

My four year old son I loved sitting on the couch with you and daddy – you let us just hug you
My two year old daughter you are so into drawing and you spend ages drawing little circles, dots and lines
My nine month old son it’s impressive seeing you grab a tiny piece of food with your little thumb and index finger – your finger control is awesome

Wednesday 03

My four year old son I love how you are always playing with your little sister – games of all sorts that you make up
My two year old daughter it was nice just holding you close, relaxing and watching kids TV together while your big brother was at school and your baby brother was sleeping
My nine month old son I love how you are always wanting to be close to me – you crawl to me and grab me by the legs whenever I’m in reach

Tuesday 02

My four year old son daddy wasn’t home for dinner tonight but we all ate off each others’ plates and you were very sharing
My two year old daughter I got you new shoes today and I think I was much more excited than you – super shiny pale pink joggers – you look so trendy!
My nine month old son I lay on the floor with you today for about 20 mins and watched you go from couch, to me, to table, to toys back and forth again and again – no rest

Monday 01

My four year old son you were so compliant today, everything I asked for you did without objection
My two year old daughter The TV broke today and I loved how you patted me on the shoulder, looked me in the eyes and said ‘never mind, mama’. I wish I could be so carefree about it!
My nine month old son you’ve started to crawl properly – and it’s so cute to watch!