Parenting in Progress

I am the proud mother of a beautiful baby boy and the purpose of this blog is to record my experience of motherhood.

Friday, February 15, 2008

A Day in the Life of...

It's been a while so I thought I better update and add some pics (especially for aunty Sheetal!!). Sorley has really grown up in this last month, he's been paddling on the beach, walking up the glen and climbing anywhere he can get to. Also mentally, this boy misses nothing!

He wakes up in the morning normally between 8 and 8.30am - here he is sleeping.

Breakfast time!
He used to eat weetabix happily but recently decided he doesn't like it anymore - he swats the spoon saying 'no' and I end up covered in it! Tried numerous other cereals and giving him dry cereal with a cup of milk but none of that worked. So now he eats toast with cream cheese (cream cheese is his favorite food at the moment) with a cup of milk and while his hands are busy with all that I shove spoonfulls of weetabix into his gob!

In the morning we head out in the pram walking the dog, shopping or going to the mums and toddlers group. There really are some right little thugs at that playgroup, every week he gets pushed over or another little boy deliberately blocking his way etc, it doesn't help that all the other boys are around 3 or going on 4 years old, and some of them are tall for their age. Of course I keep an eye on Sorley at all times and he does, for the most part, love running around and playing but he knows now that not everyone wants to be nice to him and I feel a little sad that he has to learn this so early on.

Lunchtime is normally sandwiches and sometimes soup as well, he'll eat banana, cream cheese or egg mayonnaise in his sandwiches and today I discovered he'll eat sliced ham also.

In the afternoon we play in the garden or go for a walk or go visiting. Walking on the forest path up the glen really helped Sorley's balance for walking outside so now he runs around our back garden quite the thing!

In the evening he runs around the house pulling everything out of everywhere, playing peek-a-boo behind his pram, or climbs all over the furniture in the living room. From the second this boy is awake he is never still for a moment. He really is so much fun and completely wears me out!


At 10:56 am, Blogger HORIZON said...

Loved every one of these pics!!! I can't even imagine wee S being hurt by others- makes me feel thunderous! Is that a word? lol
No wonder the wee man is growning- he eats for Scotland!
aS. x

At 6:38 pm, Anonymous Sheetal said...

yay, thanks for putting up more pics, that will keep me satisfied for a little while at least with not being able to see the wee chap. =)

he's really becoming his own little person isn't he!x

At 9:29 am, Blogger Jeanette said...

Hi Ohh how sorley is growing fast one day a baby the next a little man and oh how his big eyes light up with that big smile,, all gorgeous photo's..

At 2:44 am, Blogger Michael Manning said...

Great Photos and brought back memories of Pajamas with the Feet in Them!!!!

At 8:02 pm, Blogger Katya said...

What a busy little man! He just gets cuter and cuter each day....


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