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Matthews night in hospital

April 12th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew | Ramble - (2 Comments)

So how did we end up in Starship? Friday was like most normal Fridays, Matthew played with Helena, had a nap, played around the house a bit then I went out to karate and Rob took Matthew round to Matt’s house for some dinner and beers. We all got home about 9.30pm and Matthew was … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year 11 Weeks Old

April 3rd, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (2 Comments)

Matthews got a few words now. He can say hey, hi, hello, yea, makes a noise which means Jock and can also say Amy. It’s quite funny, Amy was our family dog when I was a child and we have a picture (taken about 1982) which sits on the wall in the kitchen. Matthew loves … Read more

It’s been almost 3 months since Matthews birthday, but I’m finally getting around to doing a blog post on his birthday. Initially I wasn’t so keen on doing a theme for Matthews first birthday. But as the time got closer and I started seeing cool things on Pinterest (you can see my inspiration board here), … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 10 Weeks Old

March 25th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

This week was the first time that I have left Matthew with someone who wasn’t part of my family. I’ve started doing a baby swap with a friend from coffee group, where I will look after her girl and Matthew for a few hours each week, then she will look after Matthew for a few … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 9 Weeks Old

March 21st, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

Oh dear, I’m a little bit late at writing this, but never mind Matthews been wandering around blowing raspberries this week. It’s not quite proper raspberries, but he goes “brrrr” as drool dribbles down his chin. And then bursts out into big giggles and smiles. He has been appreciating when we blow raspberries onto his … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 8 Weeks Old

March 10th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

We got away for a mini family holiday last week. It was Matthews first time down to Tauranga and staying in a hotel room. Initally it was meant to be a get away for Rob and I and my parents had offered to look after Matthew for two nights while we left, but Matthew isn’t … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 7 Weeks Old

March 2nd, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

I took Matthew along to check out Mainly Music this week as an alternative to Wiggle and Rhyme. And it seems so much better for his age. There is just over half an hour of music which is lots of get up and dancing type songs (as well as a few sit down ones), then … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 6 Weeks Old

February 25th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

It’s been a busy past week for us. Rob has been working longer hours (picked up a gig which is evenings and night work for 18 days straight) as well as his normal job so he’s been out most of our waking hours. Matthew and I have been out somewhere every day last week, just … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 5 Weeks Old

February 17th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

We’ve had more activities start back up this week. Wiggle and Rhyme at the library was back on and so was Baby Gym. Matthew seems to be getting maybe a bit old for Wiggle and Rhyme, even though they say it goes up to 2 years old, it is more focused at babies under one … Read more

Matthew – 1 Year, 4 Weeks Old

February 11th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Matthew - (0 Comments)

Term has started back this week, which means our activites are starting back up. Playgroup was the first to start back up, which was great for Matthew to get out and run about with a bunch of other kids, and for me to chat to some more mums. Matthew is very independent at playgroup now, … Read more