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Without the ability to go about our lives freely like we did before the pandemic, parents are spending more time than ever with their children – that includes working parents who are now at home.
One benefit of this unlimited time, of course, is seeing kids go through milestones that you may otherwise have missed.
That’s something Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash have seen this week, as they witnessed their son walk for the first time.
In an Instagram post the TV presenter said that Rex, who was born last year, is “growing so fast”. The video showed the toddler walking towards her while her Swash looked on smiling.
“And he’s off!” Solomon, 30, wrote. She added: “If there’s one good thing to come out of these scary times it’s mummy and daddy both being home to see this moment. Rex we are so proud of you.”
Solomon added that “it feels like time is going by at the blink of an eye and you’re growing so, so quickly”.
“It’s sad and I want time to stand still for a moment but at the same time watching you learn and grow is the most incredible, most wonderful thing in the world.”
Rex looks pretty pleased with himself after walking towards his mum in the video – what a happy boy!
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