Category: Erik and me

Teething time!

Teething time!

[ 0 ] 11/01/2014 |

This was Erik’s first Christmas and New Year’s holiday! And we spent it in Horten, Norway, daddy’s hometown. Usually the city is covered with snow during this time of the year, but we were greeted with a sunny day and a pleasant temperature which was above 0 (which is pretty warm according to the locals […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

[ 0 ] 20/12/2013 |

Erik just got his first passport and we’re getting ready for our Christmas holiday up north, in cold Norway! Well, the perception of cold or warm is relative, since for my husband the current temperature in his hometown, which is just above 0, is considered “warm” whereas for me, coming from a Mediterranean, mild climate, […]

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Smooth movements

Smooth movements

[ 0 ] 16/12/2013 |

I can now get to grasp the kind of love that our parents feel for us. The kind of love that grows day by day as the parent and the baby bond. This love seems to be like a seed that gives roots, roots that encircle the heart and penetrate it deeper and deeper as […]

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Wishes full of love and wisdom

Wishes full of love and wisdom

[ 0 ] 14/12/2013 |

A heart-warming paragraph, short but full of wisdom, from grandpa Kostas to Erik for his Book of Wishes. Hi Erik, In this world that you came without being asked if you’d like to, a world that you’re gonna leave without wanting to, full of unjustice and malice, I wish that you only get to experience […]

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Baby Book of Wishes

Baby Book of Wishes

[ 0 ] 12/12/2013 |

When Erik was born, we received as a gift from a good friend of mine, a personalized Book of Wishes. My friend bought a plain white notebook, and turned it into a piece of art using the decoupage method. She created this beautiful cover and also personalized the inside white pages. How do we use it? 1) When […]

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Practicing our vocal chords

Practicing our vocal chords

[ 1 ] 07/12/2013 |

Our little Erik seems to be very eager to communicate. He can now say all sorts of vowels and the international ( 🙂 ) word in the baby-world “agou”. When I have him on my lap and he’s in the mood for a ‘chat’, he will look at me in a very serious way, sometimes […]

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My little man turned 180 degrees today for the first time

My little man turned 180 degrees today for the first time

[ 0 ] 13/11/2013 |

Erik has mastered the skill of rolling from one side to the other, both ways, while on his back. Although this is an important milestone to his development, I wasn’t so overwhelmed to see it. But today morning he surprised me big time. It’s been a month since we started using the Fisher-Price Rainforest 1-2-3 […]

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Why did we decide to start using the dummy

Why did we decide to start using the dummy

[ 0 ] 12/11/2013 |

During the 1st month, I followed the experts recommendations for breastfed babies and didn’t give a dummy to Erik. That was to avoid nipple confusion and to avoid any intervention that could affect the establishment of a good milk supply. This meant of course that Erik was most of the time latched on the breast, […]

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Child vaccination in Malta

Child vaccination in Malta

[ 1 ] 29/10/2013 |

Getting vaccinated in Malta for the first time The first vaccination in Malta is recommended from 6 weeks and onwards. Anytime after that is OK and the age slot might differ from country to country. In Norway for instance, my husband’s country of origin, the first shot is given at 3 months of age. Thus, […]

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Body changes after childbirth

Body changes after childbirth

[ 2 ] 21/10/2013 |

On the 19th of October I had my birthday. I turned 31. Almost one year ago I got pregnant. As I was getting dressed up for my birthday lunch, I took a moment to look myself in the mirror and notice the aftermath of birth on my body. I can see that I am a […]

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