A Charming Little Boy

Z has his consultation with the development pediatrician every 6 months. Last month, we visited the good doctor for his first session this year.

Dev-pedia consults are actually nerve-wracking for me. Sometimes, or most of the time, I feel like I am not doing enough once I find out that Z’s progress is very slow. Last month’s consultation was somehow better. His assessment? A charming little boy of stated age. I love that!

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Of Nap Times and Bedtimes

nap times and bedtimes

Nap times and bedtimes are one of the few moments that Z and I spend together that I really love. I only get to put him to bed at night on the weekends and when I have to stay home during the week. So I make it up during nap times before I leave for work.

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Swimming as Z’s Physical Therapy

physical therapy - swimming

Swimming is something that you really can’t unlearn once you learn how to do it. Last year, I wrote about Z’s swimming activities (you can read them here). But his swimming activities was not as consistent as it should have been because I was still dependent on what he does during his physical therapy sessions. However, even when we seldom go swimming, the little boy has been improving a lot. And I say, A LOT!

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Z Is No Longer A Baby

Z is definitely growing up so fast. He just turned 3 last August and I have been watching him closely for quite some time now. I can’t really say that he is still a baby (literally) because I can feel how heavy he already is whenever I carry him (which is most of the time). He only wants to be cuddled when he’s not feeling well else he wants to just run around and play with his toys. He still definitely loves cars, music, books and water.

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Feeding the Little Boy…

Z is already 2 years and 9 months old. How time flies, indeed. While he still doesn’t eat on his own, he has a very good appetite. He could finish a bowl of pasta on his own, he consumes about a cup of rice every meal, he doesn’t know how to eat junk food, and he doesn’t eat sweets. He even doesn’t like pizza! LOL! He still doesn’t like to eat by himself so I or his nanny has to feed him. But he knows how to use his spoon, only he would rather play with it rather than eat with it. […]

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When The Nanny Is Away

I just realized that it’s already 1AM this side of the world. And I am still sweating like it’s lunch time. I really can’t bear this kind of heat and can’t wait for summer to end, just so it would cool down a bit. Anyway, the heat isn’t what my post is all about. For the first time since my son arrived here in the big metro, his nanny took her day off, days off rather. 🙂 She left before noon to visit and stay overnight with a relative nearby. It was okay with me. Given the work she’s been doing […]

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Physical Therapy Wednesdays…

Since Z arrived in the big metro last February, he has been scheduled for a weekly session for physical therapy. He needs this to help him develop his gross motor skills such as walking, running, crawling, etc. While Z is already walking, he still needs to have his core muscles strengthened for him to have better balance. Every Wednesday, this sleepless Momma needs to wake up early to bring the little boy to his weekly classes, as what I call it. His physical therapy session is done through play and I really like the play gym that MedMom has. They really have […]

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Beating the Summer Heat…

I don’t know with you guys, but this summer heat is killing me. It’s hard to sleep at night, it’s hard to go out during day time, it is so hard to move even. It feels like every ounce of energy is being sucked out of me regardless of what I do. On top of this heat, this Momma is sooo in need of a massage. I have been quite stressed out for some time now and I think I need a little relaxation. If only I can find the time to get a massage. Oh well.

Summer is already upon us on this side of the world and what better way to beat the heat than swimming, yeah? 😀 We didn’t leave the house today since it was really hot this afternoon. So after Z’s nap, we went down to the pool to cool down. Thank God this place has its own swimming pool, albeit small, it does the job. 🙂

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When Kids Get Sick

Z started his physical therapy session this week, last Wednesday in fact. It will be his regular weekly schedule now and it will be once a week. I’m still waiting for a schedule for his occupational therapy as well. Both sessions really do go hand in hand. Physical therapy will be for gross motor skills development while occupational therapy will be more on fine motor skills and behavioral skills development. Hopefully there will be a vacant slot soon for his OT sessions so I don’t need to find a separate therapy clinic for it. My son has been in the […]

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