Day 21You spent the day with Granny and I forgot to take any photos, sorry little man!

Day 22 We had a quiet day at home which started with some gentle bed bouncing:) Watching you bounce on the bed is pretty funny especially when you pause to check out how handsome you are in the mirror!

Day 23 We visited LowPort and you managed to charm some sweeties from the ladies. Then it was off to the midwife for a check on baby Two. Everything is fine but we are still not sure if he/she will arrive early like you did so we will just have to wait and see! You were such a good boy all day and again mum forgot to take a photo.

Day 24 We saw Nana today Brodie and when Dad came home from work you were desperate for him to play on the Thomas website. Later on this night I started to have contractions, and by 4.22 am on day 26 baby Two was here!

Day 20You stayed at Granny and Grandas last night Brodie and they tell us you were a very good boy! We picked you up this morning and we headed for the museum. You were very keen to see the dinosaur bones, you liked the animals but you were mostly interested in the robots, rockets, and trains! You were not keen to come home and told us in the car that you were thinking about all the interesting things you saw at the museum. It tickles me that you show such a fascination in the world around you and we look forward to many more days like today.

Day 19 Great Granda's birthday! We met Granny and Granda to at GG's house to open his presents and have cake. You sat in your favourite space beside Great Granda and sampled his birthday sweeties. Earlier you had helped Granny decorate the birthday cake and you were happy to help blow out the candle. You have such a special relationship with Russ Brodie and I'm not sure who adores the other more.

Day 18 Today was very busy. Ball Kids in the morning with Granny. Our normal instructor was ill so there was a male teacher in her place. I'm not sure if it was because he was a man or you just liked him but you had a great time. You were more vocal than you have been and we had to hold you back because you were desperate to have a go at all the activities. You also introduced some short cuts for tasks you thought were superfluous and had us in stitches by exclaiming 'I can do that, no problem'! In the afternoon we went to a birthday party where you played happily and enjoyed the pink themed party food. Even when a teeny partygoer pinched your cake you just calmly got a replacement and settled down to eat it. By the time we got home you were exhausted. You sat on Dad's knee with a blanket and a drink and watched your current favourite Thomas DVD

Day 17 You spent the day with Nana Brodie. As usual you and her had lots to do and visits to make. You were a little sad to leave me, I think you are worried I might disappear but you always have a great time with Nana and seeing Tony, Jade and baby Robbie. It's good for you to spend time with them and I appreciated the day to get the house in order, in case Two is planning on an early arrival. Grandad brought you home in pjs ready for bed!

Day 16 We had another quiet day Brodie. We played a lot with the duplo and changed the sheets together - your favourite job to 'help' with! You built the longest tractor in the world (your words!) and we spent a lot of time driving it from room to room and loading passengers on and off.

Day 15

A quiet day for us Brodie boy, I was still feeling under the weather but you were much brighterDaddy worked from home so I could sleep in this morning which made me feel much better. Bath time tonight and as usual you made several attempts to ingest bath water, mostly to make Daddy laugh. I occasionally pop my head into the bathroom when the screams of laughter make it irresistible. I love that you have this special time with Dad and besides you always tell me that he does baths better!

Day 14You spent the day with Granny and I spent most of the day sleeping as I felt pretty bad. Granny said you were very good, didn't seem too unwell and enjoyed taking Great Granda for a haircut. When you came home you were in a great mood and enjoyed eating the cupcake Auntie Vikki had left for you, even licking some wayward icing off your sleeve! You are having trouble sleeping tonight, Daddy and I are hoping it's a one-off................

Day 13 We both woke up unwell today little man, you with a cold and me with a sore throat. I have to say you were much braver than me and only cried a little when you woke up from your sleep. You hung out with Daddy pretty much all day and snuggled with me before bed watching a Thomas DVD.

Day 12 We went shopping for a mobile for the baby today and you were determined to choose the one with the best music and carried the box with me back to the car. Daddy took us to the cafe and then we stopped to buy you some new drinking bottles. I'm not sure how 'real' the baby is for you yet but we are hopeful you will take the change in your stride as you usually do.

Day 11 Today was time for another Ball Kids class which you again really enjoyed. You spent the afternoon with Granny and when you came home we had toast for supper on the couch. Daddy was out for the evening so we played some puzzles and read books.

Day 10 Today we took a trip to the shops Brodie and bought a book for you to give the baby and one for you too. You picked a penguin bath book for the baby and a Fireman Sam magnet book for you. We had a great time in the bookshop and spent ages picking just the right thing. When we came home we played with this, your 'dough truck'. You really enjoy making vehicles from the dough and I am fascinated by the depth and breadth of your imagination, even at 2.

Day 9

You helped me bake a cake today Brodie. We made a date and walnut loaf for Julie Ann and Flora coming to visit. You so enjoyed using the flour sifter and nearly all of the flour was sifted into the bowl eventually! We also had a couple of whole eggs, shell and all in the mix at one point but it all worked out in the end. Thanks for your help little man. We also walked to the park while we waited for our visitors. You were so good with 7 month old Flora. I know a full-time baby sibling will be a whole different ball game but it is heartening to see you being so gentle and kind.