Month of Firsts – November 2015

It’s that time of the month again when I round-up all the firsts that we have achieved in the month – warts and all.  It was a series of posts I started because I was struggling to keep track of what you did and when you did it.  Some of the things make me laugh, some frustrate me and others are just magical.  All moments worth sharing and keeping for future reading.  So, Harry this is what you got up to in November.

  • Complimented me on my cooking “Mummy that tastes delicious”.  From the mouth of a two and a half-year old I was very impressed with your choice of words and with your flattery.  Double helpings of pudding for you.
  • Drank Hot Chocolate – and loved it.  But then I guess what’s not to like?
  • Went to your first bonfire night.  In truth I wasn’t going to take you because you are not a fan of loud noises.  But as we sat upstairs in your room looking out of the window for fireworks, you looked so sad because we couldn’t see any.  “No pink Mummy, no green?”.  In an instant we were in the car – no phone, no buggy, and no wellies – and off to a display.  Watching you dance around in excitement at the sights and sounds of the fireworks was magical.  I was so happy that I didn’t notice that we were taking home most of the field on the bottom of our shoes.
  • Counted from 3 to 9 perfectly during a game of hide and seek.
  • Had a poo in the potty – a success of sorts…..because you then touched your bottom with your hand, smeared it on the floor, narrowly avoided getting it in your mouth, and then wiped it on Mummy’s top.  Despite changing my clothes I could still smell it hours later.

Month of 1st's November

  • Continuing the poo theme, you started announcing to anyone nearest to you at the time that you had done one and needed changing
  • Told me I looked like a princess (I felt a million dollars).
  • Introduced to the world of The Gruffalo.  I have read it that many times that it is now ingrained on my brain.  The thing is, I think I like it as much as you.  Although now we have also watched the video, I can’t help trying to mimic Rob Brydon when we get to the bit in the book with the snake!
  • Went on a working merry-go-round.  This wasn’t the first time you had been on one but it was the first time that someone had put money in to it.  All the other times they have been “broken”.
  • Scared Daddy.  He was concentrating on fitting out our bathroom and hadn’t heard you creep up with your dinosaurs in your hand.  The roar that you gave him caused him to let out a scream.  “It’s only a toy Daddy” was your response and then you toddled off.  Priceless.
  • Went to the cinema with Mummy and Daddy.  This was my absolute highlight of the month.  I wrote a separate post on it because I needed to record every special detail.  Just writing a few lines here has brought the memory back and has me smiling.  I can’t wait to take you again.

Love you x

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12 thoughts on “Month of Firsts – November 2015

  1. Oh wow he did so many great things in November!! He is really growing fast!! He is so cute!! Love all your photos!! well done for the poo in the potty!! Yaay!! Bella loves The Gruffalo and also watching the short movies. I remember the first time we went to cinema with Bella. It was an interesting experience. She got bored quickly and asked to go to the toilet 3 times!! Now is so different, she just loves it!! Thanks so much for sharing this at #KCACOLS. As you know I have taken a little break from blogging but #KCACOLS will be back next Saturday 9th January so I would love to see you again!! Happy New Year lovely!! 🙂 xx

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  2. It’s only a toy haha it is like Woolly and Tig it is only a toy spider!
    Have an amazing Christmas and hope to see you in #HappyDaysLinky in the new year xx

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  3. what a lovely way to remember all the little (and sometimes big) things! – I wish I had appreciated them more, it goes so quick! Thanks so much for linking up to #KCACOLS this week. Hope to see you in the new year xx Merry Christmas

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  4. I love month round ups. I do one (or did one) and have done for the last year. I wanted to make Month of Firsts into a linky, but didn’t get it off the ground, and now I’m doing school rounds up which mean there’s too much overlap.

    It’s so amazing how many they achieve each month.

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  5. The Gruffalo is a firm favourite in our house, in fact all of Julia Dickinson’s books are! I hope you all have a very merry Christmas and a happy, healthy new year x #happydays

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  6. He have definitely grown and develop a lot… anything that comes from their mouth that age seems so cute and sweet, isn’t it? Both my kids love the Gruffalo too, it’s a lovely book where most kids loved. #TheList

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