Ron was sleeping a lot which gave me time to catch up on my blogs. He was sleeping so much, however, that I had to wake him up for an afternoon feed! My body told me that the baby was hungry and, sure thing - the baby was ravenous!
Parenting: In tune with my baby's needs
Sundays are made for that special quiet and peaceful family time, so I didn't feel at all guilty for spending the day sat in a comfy chair, feeding my baby and watching someone play a computer game on YouTube. In the meantime, James was working on preserving more precious memories, using leftover footage from October. . .
Milestone: End of the cognitive leap
Wales V Scotland international rugby match provided a perfect opportunity to dress my baby in the scarlet Welsh outfit that one of our friends sent to him before he was born! I was waiting for an excuse and there it is - just look how cute my little man is!
Experience: Watching first international rugby game, Wales V Scotland
The baby woke up feeling extremely happy and rewarded me with his beautiful smile, stretching from ear to ear! But the day took a turn for the worse when he became a fussy eater, potentially showing signs of reflux, and worse still when we were hit by the loud symptoms of Ron's first cognitive leap!
Milestone: Wide happy smile
Milestone: First cognitive leap
Parenting: White noise saves the night
Today is Ron's 1 month birthday so we spend the day contemplating his future. We realised that we want to impart the attitude and values that will make him happy in life. We also vowed to save a little bit for his future!
Milestone: 1 month old!
Admin: "Bonnie Ronnie" blog created!
It is Ron's first Halloween, but we didn't make a big deal out of it - we carved a pumpkin and watched scary videos. It was an emotional day however, as I realised that my hormones were causing me to see things in a negative light and I may need to talk to someone.
Experience: First Halloween!
Parenting: Muddled perception
Ron woke up this morning and smiled with the rising sun! I am not sure if there were any birds perching by the doorstep (there might have been the duck and some chickens waiting for their breakfast) but the baby was feeling super happy - so much so that we heard the first happy baby giggles!
Milestone: Baby giggles!
Today was my Granddad's 75th birthday and Ronnie is only 29 days old. My Nan was amazed at such an age gap between the generations and I have to admit it is wonderful!
Parenting: Not a 9-5 kind of a job
The Halloween is fast approaching, the pumpkins were finally in the shop and James was excited to make some homebrew wine. Only this wasn't just another wine he was making, it was very special indeed - it was Ron's very first batch!
Experience: First homebrew!
Lesson Learned: Better bedtime bath routine
I know it's only October so you might say that it is too early to start shopping for Christmas presents - but we live on a remote island and things take a while to arrive. . . Now then, what would our baby like as his first Christmas present? It has to be something fun, grand, memorable and last a lifetime! Let's see here. . .
Parenting: Choosing first Christmas present