H-Bear Updates

H-Bear // 20 months

H-Bear is now the age Busby was when Nick and I got married! How crazy is that?! And you know what else? He would have been an, um, interesting element at the wedding (Busby was a dream…) How can two children be so different?

H loves nothing more than a big open space, with puddles, and unlimited time to explore. I’ve written about having to take him out for a walk every day previously, and that still applies! We’re now on recognisable terms with the Groundskeeper of the University grounds we roam, which is rather lovely.

This month, H-Bear:

  • Has a new tooth!
  • Has suffered from conjunctivitis… and what seems like a new cold every 4 days.
  • Has started using his words! Finally! He calls for Busby, Nick and I. He says “more” when he wants another spoon of almond butter. “All done” when he’s finished with a book. “Iffy” for Miffy.
  • Is about to go into size 7 shoes!?!

This month, H-Bear loves:

  • Miffy the Fairy by Dick Bruna. It’s his favourite book at the moment. His World Book Day costume is sorted…
  • Bananas. He’s been a bit off his food this month, but bananas are a firm favourite.
  • Go Jetters.

It looks like we may be saying goodbye to naps soon… Some days it takes over an hour to get him to sleep, so I think we might be switching to an alternate day napping system *sob*. I don’t feel ready at all to say goodbye to naptime! It’s the only time of the day that I get to sit still and drink hot tea.

We’re going to be looking around a few nurseries this month, to finally make a decision on whether we should send H-Bear to some form of daycare once a week. I think it will do him wonders; I just fear for his allergies, and whether the staff will keep enough of an eye on him so that he doesn’t chance his luck with a cup of milk…

Hannah

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4 Comments

  1. Helen P

    23rd February 2017 at 5:18 pm

    I love his coordinated yellow outfit!

  2. Erica Price

    9th March 2017 at 10:22 am

    I remember the trauma of saying goodbye to nap time. Even though he rarely slept for more than an hour, it was always a relief to have a bit of free time.
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  3. Sarah MumofThree World

    9th March 2017 at 5:48 pm

    He’s so cute! He looks so much like my nephew. My kids all gave up naps at a very young age. It’s not a lot of fun, but you just have to go with it! I hope the colds will be a thing of the past for him now spring is here.
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  4. Jeannette @autismmumma

    14th March 2017 at 8:34 pm

    His delight at that big puddle is wonderful! He sounds like a very content little chappie, apart from the colds and conjunctivitis.
    Good luck with finding a suitable setting for him and with the withdrawal of daytime naps, they were my time to have a drink that stayed warm or a wee in peace!
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