Baby now Laughs!
I didn’t know Nursery Rhymes could be so funny! First, it was ‘I had a little 🐢’ – couldn’t capture the reaction on photo or video, then it was ‘Old Mc Donald’ – managed to get her to smile for pictures, and now there’s ‘Pat a cake’ which gets her squealing. 😍 . Special thanks to @natashazad for being present that day because otherwise how would I manage to get this on record when both my hands were busy holding her? 😘😘 . Also, confession. While I was singing this, I thought it said Patty Cake, so that’s what I’m singing. But who’s listening to the words? We’re all here for the #laughingbaby, aren’t we? 😍😂 . 🗓: January 5,2017 🎥: @natashazad • • • • #baby #growinguptoofast #16weeksold #babiesofinstagram #kidsofinstagram #instababies #bloggers #indianblogger #mommyblogger #mumbaimoms #indianmoms #parentblogger #babymilestones #mommylife #mamalife #momlife #babyvideo #babylaughing #happybaby #babylaugh #babyvideos #happymama
Rolls over pretty frequently now.
Went to buy Groceries with Mamma & Maasi
|Buying vegetables while the baby sleeps comfortably in my Soul Slings‘ Meh Dai Carrier.|
|At our favourite local bakery buying their super delicious Lava Cake.|
Now, I’ve stepped out with baby multiple times – mostly with my husband, but even alone. But this was a first for my sister. 🙂
Visitor #1 – Ankita Maasi
She’s not holding a ‘Look who visited me today for the First Time’ card because this is not her first visit. It’s her third. Her first visit was just a few days after I’d come back home from the hospital, but the baby had just fallen asleep and she couldn’t wait until the baby woke up, so we couldn’t take a picture that day.
The second time she visited, it was late and again, the baby was cranky because it was way past her bedtime. Even though awake, she wouldn’t have let us take a picture, so we skipped it that day too. We then also met her at her Mehendi function , but didn’t take any pictures. I will share some when she shares them with me.
But this time she visited during the day and the baby was fed and awake, so she actually got to play with the baby! The baby also enjoyed her company cooed at her and was generally happy and merry! I’m so glad that they both got along 🙌🏼💗
Sunday at Nani’s house
On Sunday, we went over to my mother’s house because some relatives were going to visit. We just figured that it’d be easier for me to get the baby to my mother’s who lives just ten minutes away than invite all of them and the relatives visiting to my place, clean up and be the hostess. No, thank you. Especially when the husband wasn’t around.
Here’s a shot of my mother with my little dolly, enjoying some quiet time before the others arrived.
Visitor #2 – Shiva Mama & Family
Video calling with Papa
Visitor #3 & Baby’s first Girl Talk Session
The afternoon started with an already cranky baby who hadn’t napped well and had to be worn to calm down. But it only got better after that.
|I’m wearing the baby in an Anmol Baby Carriers‘ Hybrid Wrap.|
She was nice enough to get these amazing goey chocolate pastries from Baker’s Treat that more than satiated my chocolate craving for the day so much that I ate cake while I wore the baby because the cake was calling out to me and as it is with all baby carriers, she was fast asleep within minutes of being worn. There was no way I was going to wait for her to wake up. 😝
The afternoon also involved a lot of chit-chat and this was baby’s first ‘Girl Talk’ session, so yay for that as well. 🙌
And before we knew it, it was over four hours and time to say goodbye. But we hope to see her soon.
|The colour coordination is totally unplanned!!|
Spent a whole day with Papa after an entire week
Additions to the Bedtime Routine
After she’s changed into fresh clothes and is ready to sleep, I first take her to the small temple in our house where she can thank God for the day she’s had, talk to Him about what she did, how Mamma (I 😜) felt and pray for a better tomorrow and future, and say good night. Now obviously I do all the talking seeing as she can’t, but we’ve made it a habit to do so every night.
If I’m busy clearing the bed and her dad is back home for the night, then he takes her.
The second new thing is something she started on her own. She likes to hold my finger when she nurses to sleep. A couple of weeks after we came home from the hospital, I realised that if I needed to get any semblance of sleep, I could not sit and feed her multiple times a night. So I started lying down and feeding her very early. That’s why, other than changing sides for every feed, I’m not awake for that long and that takes lesser time than it took to make a trip to the bathroom when I was pregnant. I feel like I was more sleep deprived then than I am now.
So anyway, when I lie next to her, she likes to hold my finger and I absolutely love it.💗
Well that was a pretty long weekly update! I’ll see you soon, hopefully with other post(s) before the next weekly update.