All of a sudden Isabelle has gone from a baby who is unable to walk, to a toddler who wants to do nothing but walk! We always knew that once she took her first independent steps, that would be it, she would want to do it all the time. And here she is, toddling about holding a potato that she stole from the cupboard. That sounds about right. When Does a Baby Become a Toddler? Well it only makes sense to me that a baby turns into a toddler when they start to toddle. It seems pretty straight forward when…

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I haven’t done a #MySundayPhoto for well over a month now. Actually, the last time I did one I ended up talking about Jesus. Which was a little bit off topic, but it was Easter at the time. So here’s a return to normality and a nice little photo of Isabelle looking out of our bedroom window. Three Versions of Isabelle in One Shot I love this photo because Isabelle is sandwiched between other versions of herself. On her left, not that you can see that well, you have myself and Rachel holding Isabelle roughly one year ago. She was…

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Well, all of a sudden we’ve hit the tantrum stage of the parenting journey. I’m well aware that this is a stage that is going to last for some time, but this is just the beginning. Here’s Isabelle right in the middle of a meltdown: I’ve Realised That a Tantrum Can Be Really Silly Tantrums were one of those things that prior to having a baby I assumed had a reason behind them. You take a toy off the child, they throw a tantrum. You say no to ice cream, they throw a tantrum. I guess I assumed there would…

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I think we’re both slightly in a state of disbelief. We’re somehow celebrating the fact that our baby has just had her first birthday! Having a One Year Old Of course, a first birthday was inevitably going to happen. But it still feels really weird that Isabelle is somehow now a one year old. Reflecting on the Past Year If I really wanted to, I could turn this into the worlds longest post. But I’m not going to go into every little detail of the past year. I’ve been running this blog since Isabelle was around less than four months…

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When I started this blog, I didn’t really think about my daughter’s digital footprint. Maybe it was because I didn’t expect that I would actually keep blogging. But since I’m very much looking at making this a permanent thing, I thought it would be best that I thought about what this blog might mean for her. What Is a Digital Footprint? As you can probably guess, I post photos of my daughter online. Lots in fact. Every time I do this, I add to her digital footprint. What that basically means is I leave a trail of data that will…

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