Category : Your baby month-by-month

11 month old baby development, milestones and activities

11 month old baby development, milestones and activities

Here we are, the home stretch...you almost have a one year old! At 11 months, your little one is becoming more and more independent with each passing minute, and is letting you know in every move they make! While some “expressions” of independence can be less than ideal, some are very welcome! You may notice your baby lifting their legs and arms to help you in getting them dressed, feeding tRead more...
10 month old baby development, milestones and activities

10 month old baby development, milestones and activities

Your 10 month old now has what seems like superhuman strength compared to just a few short months ago. They can crawl, sit steadily, and even pull themselves up to standing using pieces of furniture! Walking is most likely just around the corner so get your running shoes on, because once they get moving, they are fast! As your baby’s physical developments shine through, so will their bloominRead more...
9 month baby development, milestones and activities

9 month baby development, milestones and activities

At 9 months, your little one is becoming a little “busy body”, and you’re probably beginning to question every decorating decision you’ve made in your house up to this point! Baby proofing must be done to the nines, and you’re trying really hard to grow eyes in the back of your head in an attempt to keep up with all the movement! 9 months is an age where the different rates at which childrenRead more...
8 month old baby development, milestones and activities

8 month old baby development, milestones and activities

At 8 months old your baby is practically a pro athlete compared to just a few months ago! They are sitting well, and possibly even on the move! Your little one is probably still in a place emotionally where they suffer separation anxiety when you are out of sight, and haven’t quite reached the point where they can connect the fact that you always return! Their sight is improving to the pointRead more...
7 month old baby milestones, development and activities

7 month old baby milestones, development and activities

Your bouncing baby is 7 months old now, and doing just that! Now that they have had a chance to build up their strength, they will bounce, bounce, bounce, all day long! Your little one can also sit on their own (perhaps even get into a seated position from lying down!), which frees up their hands for lots of sensory exploration! Bouncing, sitting, reaching, and babbling away, your 7 month olRead more...
6 month old baby milestones, development and activities

6 month old baby milestones, development and activities

You’re halfway to having your very own 1 year old...crazy how time flies, isn’t it? By now, your little one is able to manipulate their hands, and can not only pick up objects that catch their eye, but pass them between hands as well! Your baby has also become a little rolling machine, and is enjoying every bit of their new found freedom, so keep an eye on them at all times! Check out theRead more...
5 month old baby milestones, development and activities

5 month old baby milestones, development and activities

Your baby is creeping up on 5 months old, and the milestones are coming at you fast and furious! By now, your baby is becoming more “sturdy”, and able to sit (sometimes without assistance, but always with you close by in case of a fall!), and lift their head and shoulders easily off the floor when on their stomach. They also will find a few sounds they really like to make, and will repeat thRead more...
4 month old baby milestones, development and activities

4 month old baby milestones, development and activities

Four months have come and gone. Baby is sleeping longer and feeding less, which means you get to feel less like a 24 hour milk machine, and more like a Mum! Your little one is more aware of their surroundings, and can get distracted easily, which at this age can be both entertaining and frustrating (depending on what you’re doing)! They can also roll in order to get to those attractive thingRead more...
3 month old baby milestones and activities

3 month old baby milestones and activities

Can you believe it, it’s been a quarter of a year since your little bundle arrived! While it probably feels like yesterday, a lot has happened in your little one’s development in that time! At 3 months old, your baby is starting to be able to pick you out from others, and reacts in excitement when they see you! Don’t feel too special yet though, they’ll also be thrilled to see some favouriteRead more...
2 month old baby milestones and activities

2 month old baby milestones and activities

Congratulations Mama, you’ve survived the first 60 days of motherhood, and your baby is 2 months old! You’re exhausted, overwhelmed, and haven’t showered in days...but that’s ok, because baby’s doing great! By now your little one is probably getting more interested in complex designs and textures, beyond just simple shapes or singular colors. They are also able to differentiate familiar voicRead more...
Activities to support Baby’s Milestones: 1 Month Old

Activities to support Baby’s Milestones: 1 Month Old

While it can seem at first like all your baby does is eat, sleep, poop, repeat, you’d be surprised the differences that can be witnessed in their abilities and behaviour after only one month...you know, if you weren’t so sleep deprived!  *as a side note, here are some tips on how to look awake when you aren't! At 1 month old, you can expect to see lots of jerky arm movements, while other movemeRead more...