Smile!

Bubbles has been smiling more as the weeks go by.

Just the other day, we were having lunch at a Japanese restaurant. Roboman and I had the pleasure of eating our meal in peace as the waitresses there did the 'babysitting' by playing with her as she sat in her stroller. She obliged with plenty of giggles and gurgles.

She usually smiles at anyone who looks straight at her to talk or to make funny faces or sounds. If she finds you especially funny, she would crunch up her face into a big cheeky smile and pull her knees up to her tummy. If you are a stranger, you would have to do all these without trying to carry her though. She's particular that way, and screams when carried by people she is not familiar with - which unfortunately, includes almost everyone other than Roboman and myself.

Just as well, as I've been getting slightly paranoid about strangers touching her, especially since she has not had most of her vaccinations yet. So I have been relying on antibacteria wet wipes to clean her hands - hands that find their way into her mouth a lot these days. Her favourite thing to chomp on now is definitely her thumb! So it better be kept clean =P

On a more somber note, it is December already and soon I will have to go back to work. It is not by choice that I am going back so soon, and I think because of that, I have been having some nightmares. I recently dreamt that Bubbles was taken from me, and in replacement, another sweet baby girl was presented to me. I screamed that I wanted my own baby, and tried desperately to look for her. How awful! But God's plans go beyond what Man can imagine, and I trust that things will work out for good. I have 3 weeks to wean Bubbles off me, to take the bottle from someone other than Roboman and myself, and to take the bottle in the daytime. It is trying, but I am trying!

8 comments:

Jacinta said...

You can do it! God bless you. :)

Anonymous said...

EEp! Then I better get my butt there over to see her soon! HAs it been 4 months already?! Free next Friday? I'm on leave. =) Fern

eveeleva said...

well , we miss you, you know... =)

Tina said...

She is so adorable. It is no wonder you can't bear to leave her for even a minute. I guess that's a phase all working mum has to go through. Be strong!

corsage said...

Jacinta:
Thanks dear

Fern:
It will be 3.5 months by the end of this year! Can! Text me! Can come by for lunch :)

Eveeleva:
I do miss adult interaction! But I know I'll miss her even more :(

Tina:
Yup. It sucks =P It just feels unnatural somehow!

imp said...

it'll be okay. lots of hugs girl. :) hope it's manageable. and if it's not, there's always the default (perhaps happier) option!

corsage said...

imp: Thanks imp! I hope there'll be a win-win situation!

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