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.
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.
It’s been a while since I blogged about Z’s milestones. He’s turning 3 in less than a month’s time (man, where did time go?) and has been working hard to get where he is now. I’ve checked my old posts and the last one I posted about what Z can do was this January. Since then, Z has accomplished quite a lot, I would say. Last June, Z had his consultation with his Development-Pedia. We consult with him every 6 months to check and assess where Z is already in terms of his development. During his November 2015 consultation, at 2 years 3 months […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. 🙂
“Stop and smell the roses” is no longer just a quote for me. This is a reminder that, given the pace of life nowadays, we need to learn to appreciate the small things, else we miss out on the most wondrous things that we may experience. There’s no need to rush things especially in learning because we might miss out on the most important lessons as well.
One month has gone by so fast. It seems like it was just like a few days ago when I went home to the mountain city to pick up my little Z and bring him to the big metro to stay with me for a month. Tomorrow, well, in a few hours’ time, we will be travelling back home to the mountain city. I will be coming back alone again. I have finished packing all his things (clothes, toys and supplies) and seeing his cabinet drawer empty saddens me. I know I should be sleeping now as we have an early […]
I was already getting accustomed to the purposeless life I led and was starting not to care. Until the day I got the unexpected news. I was scared when I learned of your existence. A million questions were running through my head. What have I gotten myself into? Is this real? Am I dreaming? How do I tell my family? Can I raise you on my own? How will I adjust to a new lifestyle? But at the same time, I was filled with explainable joy. After so many crossroads I’ve been to that always led me back to square one, I was able to find a road that will give my life meaning. You became the reason why I do the things I do. You became my motivation to move forward, to become a better person, to be the person that you need.
It’s been a week and a few days since we celebrated Z’s birthday. And it is just now that I am finding the time to blog about it. (Yeah, blame the uber busy schedule and a scattered brain lately). So let me share how the party went. A few months ago (I think it was mid-June) when I started thinking about what to do for Z’s birthday. I was torn between throwing a party or just going somewhere to play. It was the middle of July and I have yet to make a decision. But I already made inquiries online […]