10 months Milestone’s

Things that Olive can say: Hi Bye Bahati Ouch Ducky Dada Mama Out Bird Wow Tree   She can: High five Make the hand signal “Come” Blows kiss Waves Claps Plank Roll Sit up Pull up walks with one hand held Plays- pretends to give you something which you reach for and then she pulls…

Things I’ve been most grateful for in 2017

As we go into the new year, I’ve been thinking about how quickly this year has flown by and how grateful I am for so many things; 1. First and foremost and above all else, HANDS DOWN would obviously be my daughter, Olive Chemeli Karanja-Mutiso born march 6th 2017 (2017!!!! who’s born in the 2000’s??!!…

Stranger Anxiety

Yesterday the weirdest thing happened, a lovely waitress at art cafe was saying hi to Olive, as people usually do, and instead of greeting the lady with a big smile or at least studying her a bit as Olive usually does, O quickly turned her head and rested it on my collar bone in between…

Happy 6 Months O

6 MONTHS OLD. MY BABY IS 6 MONTHS OLD!!!!! Half a freaking year! How did we even get here?! It was not long once Wayne and I started dating that we learned we were pregnant. Unplanned and without plans we were confounded. Our whole lives changed in the blink of an eye…well a slow progressive…

Sitting Up – Proud Mama

Olive has been sitting up for a week or 2 now, first for a few seconds at a go and now its getting longer and longer, she will be sitting all by herself in a week or 2 and I am extremely proud of my munchkin! Time is seriously flying by though 😦 #Milestones  …

Chatty Cathy

Olive has been making sounds for a whole now trying to talk, but on Saturday she woke up and just could not stop chatting, saying words like “dada” and such, of course just baby talk but talk nonetheless, GUYSSSS MY BABY TALKS NOW!!! This is so amazing and I’m so excited for this development- its…

Laughter ❤

Olive has started giggling, it’s the most beautiful sound I have ever heard! Is it possible to fall in love with a little human being every time I see her?! #Milestones