Protected: 3 months old!

I can’t quite believe that Harper is three months old today. It’s so obvious that Karp is right about the “fourth tri­mester”, even though Harper has a cold and so she’s a bit fussy. She is much calmer, more alert, more *aware* of her sur­round­ings. She has...

Protected: Do clothes maketh the baby?

I had to take this photo because I love the new pants my sister gave Harper and they go so well with the awe­some little hoodie jacket p_cat   knitted her. I need to take another photo with the hood up; we were out in the wind on Friday with the...

Protected: Fun for all the family

Mum came down to visit Harper (and kindly brought char­oset and gluten-free matzoh on account of having read this post). We went to see Mary and Max (which is superb!) and a very small show at ACCA and she got to hang out with her grand-daughter. “Grandma, what...

Protected: Status of the family

It’s all tied in together but I want to try to sep­arate it a little. Harper: Can hold her head up on her own Was get­ting less refluxy (until the vac­cin­a­tion; has thrown up a lot since then but hope­fully this will settle down again) slept...

Pure baby… ?

Jack & I went to Pure Baby’s factory outlet yes­terday and I bought two organic muslin swaddles. They’re gor­geous. They’re also ridicu­lously cheap, as are all the other clothes there, des­pite being organic cotton. Why? They’re made in China. The...