Best Baby Walkers For Carpet

Is your little one starting to stand up on their own? Are they using the furniture to pull themselves up? As a busy mum you might be wondering, now what? How can you keep your baby entertained, and safe, and encourage learning to walk all at the same time. While baby...

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Are Walkers For Babies Good Or Bad?

How do you know if a baby walker is best for your baby? Now that your precious little one is finally mobile and able to hold her head up, you might be tempted to purchase a baby walker to help facilitate the process of learning to walk. But how can you know if there...

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10 Benefits of Bilingual Education

Are you thinking of choosing a bilingual education for your child? It's something Sasha and I have thought about with our daughter Mia on several occasions, as we'd like to raise her to be bilingual. We both feel if our daughter can speak both Russian and English...

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A Chatty Little Thing

So 2 months have passed since my last update for Mia. I've been trying to write these mini blog posts on a monthly basis, but with work and other commitments...well...I'm sure as parents you understand! Anyway, Mia's becoming more independent, more mobile,...

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A Quiet Little Baby

There hasn't much improvement this month in terms of Mia speaking. Of course she's still babbling away in her own little world, but last month she was very chatty and started speaking several tangible words. The only new word I've heard this month is...

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A Few Spoken Words

We're now approaching our second Christmas as a family of three. Where is the time going? Sasha's parents are coming over from Moscow later this month so our 2 bedroom flat is going to feel a lot smaller! Anyway, the big announcement this month us that we...

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Understanding Russian Better Than English?

Mia is now 15 months old. She's certainly beginning to understand a lot more words in the past few weeks. It's funny because I feel she understands more words in Russian, and Sasha thinks Mia's understanding of English is far greater. Different perceptions I suppose,...

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A Growing Vocabulary

Mia is now 14 months old. Her understanding of English/Russian vocabulary is steadily developing. However. she's not speaking any clear words as yet, just lots of da-da, ba-ba and ma-ma sounds! Early days though... Here are some words she's learnt this...

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12 Pros And Cons Of Bilingual Education

Are you considering bilingual education for your child? It's something Sasha and I are considering for our daughter, Mia. She's growing up so fast and it’s amazing to see her develop. She’s pulling herself up, walking by herself and becoming steadier each day....

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Signs Of Progress?

Mia is just over 13 months old now. I'm pleased to report that she is starting to point out more and more things when Sasha and I speak to her, in both English and Russian. No words as yet...but it's clear her understanding is developing in both languages....

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