Let her do the talking
[series-miru] Miru gets more expressive every day. Her vocal range resembles that of ever more extraordinary songbirds, she can stick out her tongue, pick her father's nose or anything else that fits her fingers, she can stand for several consecutive minutes, smiling proud of her accomplishment, eat with a spoon, decorate her surroundings with food ...
New Year’s Resolutions
[series-miru] Dear Miru, Three days ago, you turned one year old. We had a great time in Luxemburg, together with our couchsurfing hosts and their wonderful children, who gave you a cake with one candle. From there, we traveled to the Morvan in France, where your parents are doing helpx for the first time. It's ...
Kiekeboe
[series-miru] The last episode of this series that I'm writing for my daughter appeared many months ago. This is not because there was nothing interesting in between, but because I couldn't find the time and motivation to write. We have been traveling, and had some bureaucratic issues to take care of regarding our simultaneous "legal" ...
Missing Miru
[series-miru] For a variety of reasons that I had instantly forgotten when looking at a smiling Miru, I had decided to travel. Looking for new clients, exploring new countries, visiting friends, making use of stopovers on a journey to Europe - all are equally valid and ridiculous reasons to miss the baby for a few ...
A little experiment
[series-miru]Miru is about 125 days old, and still the gorgeously cute and quiet baby she has always been. Yesterday, I used her in a little scientific experiment, the ethical justification of which derives from the fact that there was no need for an artificial reward, nor was there the need of inflicting anything remotely uncomfortable ...
Mirror
[series-miru] Still short of the 100-days milestone, a big event here in Korea, we've seen Miru developing some skills well before their due date. She can lift up her head entirely, she can put her hands together, she grasps things, she smiles spontaneously - and is fascinated by her own image in the mirror. She ...