This morning we tried a new experience together. We’ve taken Theo on touristy boat trips before, but this is the first time we rented our own little canoe and paddled around alone as a family. You can read the
I trust my son. I realize he’s not yet aware of every danger he might face, but there are plenty of places in this world where it is safe enough to let him go free. One of those places is a playground in a public park.
As Theo is only 2½, he still likes to have me nearby, and I like to keep him in view. However, I’m silent when I’m tempted to warn him to be careful. I offer guidance
Now for something more light-hearted. Four little videos of Theo.
Daddy Vlady has generously donated his ski cap to baby Theo, and has found a creative substitute for himself. January 8, 2011.
Theo wakes up from a nap on Mommy. January 17, 2011.
Theo laughs until he is exhausted. January 21, 2011.
Two short videos of Theo chatting me up. The first is from January 25, 2011. The second is from today,
So, Is He Normal or Not?
Last Tuesday, Theo had an appointment with the Preemie Department at Kaiser to test his development at 6 months. He was not born premature, but he was in NICU for most of his first week. I guess any baby in NICU gets this special check-up.
Theo saw two doctors. The first one tested his fine motor skills and related behavior. She brought out small toys and placed them in front
At the end of October, hubby and baby and I moved into our beautiful new house. Theo now has his own room and has adapted very well. He now has his own little set-up with crib, changing table, and a twin bed for visitors such as mommy or daddy when T has a hard time getting back to sleep in the middle of the night. I’m still working on assembling his new 44-piece dresser; all that’s