Sleep, or a lack thereof

So it’s been over two weeks since Samuel switched to sleeping in a bed.  The first two nights went really well.  Unfortunately, things haven’t really continued that way (at night; during the day has been ok, although we’re still staying with him until he’s asleep).  On the Thursday he started getting up shortly after getting […]

Bedtime

Samuel changed to sleeping in a bed yesterday.  He had his last night in the cot on Monday night, and attempted to have a nap in the cot on Tuesday afternoon (turned out that there wasn’t any sleep).  After that, we took the side rails off the cot, and swapped the foot for the shorter […]

Sam, photo-music-video style

Here’s a short (~ 2 minutes) summary of Sam in the first quarter of 2008 (or here’s a more relaxed version, if you prefer). These are somewhat large (17.4MB and 21.4MB) – if anyone wants to see them and doesn’t have that much bandwidth free then let me know and I’ll put up some smaller […]

Words & Pictures

Sam’s vocabulary is increasing reasonably quickly at the moment. As well as speaking words, he’s getting a lot better at understanding them, too. If you ask him to find Grandma/Granddad/Poppa/Nanna from a selection of photos (we have a little photo board with friends & family on it) he can do that; he’s reasonably good at […]

and now…

So it has been two more months and, as predicted, Sam is not far from running. He went from a couple of wobbly steps to full-on walking pretty quickly. We think it was a confidence thing, once he got some he was sweet to go. Now shopping trips are far more interactive for all involved […]