Scooting! 

For her first birthday Frida received a 3-in-1 Mini Micro Scooter from her grandparents. I spoke to friends who had used these with their older children and they all recommended them so enthusiastically that we thought Frida would probably enjoy one. We liked that the scooter comes with a little removable seat, and a small…

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Frida’s first birthday: a few photos

We had an incredibly relaxing day yesterday. Luckily the sun was out in full force and so we were able to spend the bulk of it outdoors, in the park, the playground, and the garden.  My husband was working from home which means he was able to join us for present opening and breakfast at…

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One year of Frida

And just like that, she is one.  She is an explosion of sheer delight, a fluffy-haired ball of light. Our determined, hilarious, sweet, delightful, sparkling, mighty daughter is no longer really a baby, but a small girl, her very own self.   At 7:10am on a sunny Sunday morning precisely one year ago, Frida came bursting…

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Gross motor skills: standing 

Over the last week Frida has suddenly “got” standing unaided. Previously if she was standing up and we let go of her, she would stand for 10-30 seconds, then panic when she realised and promptly sit down.     Now however she will intentionally let go of whatever she is holding, and will do everything she…

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