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A picture of my life now

I’m the study again at work. Office work. Waiting for those annoyingly slow data queries to load again.It’s been a quiet mid-morning so far. Hubs is at work of course and Nathan is napping soundly – not a peep from the baby monitor.I happened to glance up to emit a sigh at the mess of unfinished things scattered everywhere. But mid-sigh, I paused and instead smiled at the picture I saw.

Breaking in those little teeth

As you know, Nathan absolutely loves his food. His appetite has been going strong and steady and he’s easily able to down almost a whole cup of rice cereal + pureed fruit/veg.I’m gradually increasing the level of “chunkiness” of the texture of his solids. So I don’t puree everything to a fine paste as I used to but leave a few soft bits here and there.Anyway one time while I was eating some apple slices, I decided to let Nathan have a taste of it.

On the parenting evolution

Since we had our plus one, 99% of conversations revolve around babies, parenting and baby stuff. I guess it's hard to avoid those topics when I'm holding the conversation piece right in my arms... especially when he's looking his best cute little self, which is pretty much all the time.

And then there are the folks who are "not into babies" whom I hardly ever speak to any more. One example I found painfully obvious was when a particular person I knew spoke not more than two words to me an entire evening at a dinner party. Even while sitting at an adjacent seat close by me and Nathan, he managed to avoid making any direct comments or remarks to me the entire time. He seemed almost a little disdainful of the fact that I morphed into this maternal creature. I had effectively become an irrelevant person to him in his world.

Maybe we never had much in common to begin with in the first place. But it got me thinking about how circles and network of people evolve as we c…


This morning while I was at work, as I was drumming my fingers on the table waiting for a data query to load, I happened to glance down at my hands. I haven’t looked at them carefully for a while.

The Little Misters

I’m currently at work in the study. Been having a frustrating day so far trying to run a bunch of reports. Right now I’m waiting for a query to finish which is taking soooooo long to execute. When I try to multi-task and do other stuff at the same time, the whole thing crashes. So I’m going to leave it alone for a while and hope it does not crash or time out or run into an error again.In the meantime, I’ll post up something lightweight… some selected pics of the big stars in the house!

How much food is enough?

Do you ever wonder how much food is considered too much for baby?Nathan’s appetite has been growing by leaps and bounds that it sometimes scares me how much he is able to take in. I usually try to pace the servings by giving him about two tablespoons of cooked rice cereal mixed with around one and a half tablespoons of vege or fruit.However lately he seems to become quite upset when he realises meal time is over and goes almost beserk once we start cleaning him up and taking off his bib.

Bath time is hilarious

One of the happiest times of the day for Nathan is bath time. Do all babies love baths? Nathan finds this activity absolutely hilarious for reasons only he knows of.

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