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Petra at Three

I haven’t written a post about Petra’s development for ages. She changes and grows all the time, but so incrementally that I don’t notice the shifts until sometime after they’ve happened. She’s become a most determined and persistent talker, and … Continue reading

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Petraisms (Updated)

Some of Petra’s regular sayings. Let’s try that agaim – said when things haven’t quite worked out the first time round. That’s what my saying – said as a confirmation that you’ve understood her. Used on those occasions when the … Continue reading

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Deep and Meaningful

Petra's a wonderful talker these days.  She can carry on an entire conversation and strings together pretty complex sentences and ideas.  She likes to thoroughly canvas the little excitements of her days, circling round and round events until she's satisfied … Continue reading

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And Now We Are Two

Two is a lovely age.  Petra's a passionately interested and engaged participant in the world around her.  She has a huge vocabulary and enjoys a conversation, any conversation about what's going on.  She listens carefully when people talk to her … Continue reading

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Friday Night Petra

We have spent the week recovering from a nasty flu bug – chills, fevers, coughs, the full deal.  The joys of winter in Dunedin.  Actually the weather's been very pleasant since the snow – calm, mild, and sunny – but … Continue reading

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Pretty Petra

Petra's gotten increasingly difficult to take photos of because she's on the go all the time.  I have lots of blurred images of a speeding baby and many many pictures of the back of her head or of half a … Continue reading

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Petra in 2009

I haven't written a Petra update for months and a lot has changed for her recently.  She's walking now, running almost in fact.  We've started the toddler promenade – baby wandering along in front, parent or parents walking behind ready … Continue reading

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