Monday, 16 December 2013


Heidi has started to say her first words!

At the moment, everyone is "Mama" and everything gets a "wow!" but I don't care, my little baby is growing up and these "words" (if you can call them that!) have taken me completely off guard!!

Ava too started to say her first words at 9 months, so really I should've expected it, but still I'm not sure how I feel about my baby girl getting all vocal... I'd be quite happy for her to stay a gurgling, gaga-ing baby just a little bit longer. I am enjoying her so much; she is such a delight to us and is just such a fun-loving, happy little girl. I am so thankful that she will never remember the dark days of this year. 

Tonight I put her in her cot while I read Ava her bedtime story and she started pulling herself up by the cot bars and dropping back down on her bum with a thump. On repeat. She just thought it was the most hilarious thing ever and was giggling to herself so much that Ava's bed time story was a lost cause!

These little sunshine moments are the ones I cherish and store up for the hard days when I feel surrounded by big decisions and medication and medical notes.

These precious little "wow" moments that a "Mama" never forgets.

Seems her first words are fairly fitting!


  1. You are at such a lovely stage with so many wonderful steps ahead of you and wow doesn't she look adorable in that photo!

  2. awww shes a little cutie pie.... Those first words are just magical :) #magicmoments

  3. awww honey, where does the time go? it seems that before you can blink they have hit the next beautiful milestone.

    thanks for linking up and sharing with #MagicMoments xx


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