When Ayra meets Zara – Bonding two children in the family

Getting the elder child to learn and accept a younger sibling is a tricky thing especially when they are two years apart. Zara, our second girl arrived slightly less than a month before our first child, Ayra, turned two. Every parents know the challenges ahead when a child turns two (they don’t name it “terrible two” for nothing). The elder …

Your many first in a day

Dear Ayra, 31 August was an eventful day for you. You had your many first that day, and you were also unwell. A very naughty virus attacked your Ayah at work and he was sick for 2 weeks, this lead to a sick Mummy and Ayra too. Both of us visited the doctor together for the first time that day. …

It’s back to you and me

Dear Ayra, When you wake up tomorrow morning, you will notice the house is quieter and emptier, you may feel a little sad when you don’t see Grandma and Grandpa waiting for you in the living room. Our day may seem a little longer than before as we try to keep one another company without causing much trouble to one …

You amazed me

Dear Ayra, You amazed me all the time and tonight you held yourself up for more than 3 seconds on my bed without holding on to me for support. TWICE!!! Your hands were held high and your posture was straight and upright. You gave me a “look-ma-i-did-it” expression and it was priceless! You are learning so fast and picking up …

You’re growing well

Though mummy just hit 30, daddy wants to be sure that all is well for you and me. So I took the first trimester screening package to make sure that I do not fall under the high risk pregnancy category. Blood test was done at week 9 and an ultrasound scan of nuchal translucency (NT) was carried out around week …