Category archives: Milestones

  • Bowling

  • On Friday night, once everyone arrived in Edmonton, we had arranged to meet at a bowling alley. It was 5 pin, which was great for the kids. For little kids who can't push the ball all the way to the end of the lane, they have ramps that they can slide the ball down. This is how it's supposed to [...]
  • Shopping carts

  • Look who's a big girl, riding in a shopping cart all by herself! Literally big that is, she is now too heavy for me to carry in the carseat...
  • Gumdrop

  • I've been using gumdrop soothers for Harper ever since she was born. I've really liked them until recently. The hollow nipple has now become a liability. She gets her thumb wedged inside the nipple and can't get it off. I used to have to get up at night to help Harper find her soother. Now I have to [...]
  • My Giant Baby

  • H had her 6 month check-up the other day. She's huge! She's off the charts in height at 28 inches and weighs 18 pounds (about 50% percentile). She almost weighs as much at 6 months as J did at 1 year. In fact, does anyone have a convertible carseat I can borrow for a few months? I have my eye on th [...]
  • Happy Half Birthday

  • Lady Baby turned 6 months today. I still have a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that she's that old all ready. Harper is still a contented, happy baby. She's easy with her smiles, and pretty much just needs someone to look at her in order to be happy. She has decided this week that she [...]