Maya – 7 months old

It’s been another busy month for Maya! She’s been crawling properly for the last week or two although she still prefers to drop onto her tummy if she wants to get somewhere quickly. She’s climbing on everything and pulling up to standing whenever she...

Having a baby in Bali – The Good, The Bad and the Plain Weird

As Maya has just had her first otonan (sort of Balinese birthday) I thought it would be a good time to have a recap over the experience of being pregnant and raising a baby in a Balinese family and in Bali in general. I couldn’t find much information when I was...

New Tricks

Maya is so much fun at this age, she’s basically learning new things every day. In the last 48 hours she’s started saying “mama”, learned to sit unsupported without resting on her hands for basically as long as she wants, learned to wave by...

Maya – 6 months old

Half a year already. Wow. How did that happen? As predicted, Maya has spent the last month crawling. She’s really fast now and we can’t leave her alone for even a second anymore. She’s crawled out of bed and fallen out twice (luckily we’ve had...