She was already aware of it, but it seems like she is more so.
Maybe she is stressed sometimes, or maybe it is just something to do? It seems to be in a playful/toddler way.
Maybe she is just more aware of bodies in general. She likes to grab our noses more now.
Put all my clothes in the wash, had a shower and washed my hair.
It looked WILD this morning. We took B for a walk and I don’t want to brush it, so I looked a bit of a mess, but it will have fallen out more by the time I get round to the shoot.
Those 6 hours were in November…
On holiday the other week I did have a bit of time away from her, but I would generally see her after two or three hours.
It was T’s first time looking after B for a whole day, though my Nan was around and my Mum was about for a bit.
So I did not see her until this morning.
I did miss her while I was away, but I was also happy to see so many people and be reminded that I do have friends and know people.
One small backpack. I packed way too many changes of clothes, but whatever. So nice to have a short packing list rather than a massive one.
#OnFridayMorningTiagoEndedUpGivingBASpoonfulOfSlightlySoapyWaterInHerWaterCupRatherThanHerVitaminsSoIWasALittleNervous #IHadBeenRinsingAnOldBottleForRecyclingAndMyNanMustHaveMovedItAwayFromTheDrainingBoard #BsParacetamolIsSometimesPinkAndSometimesClearSoTiagoAssumedTheVitaminsMightBeTheSame
He had given her milk and pointed to a glass and said ‘this is what is left of B’s vitamin water’ (we mix her vitamins in with her water as it seems easier than giving it on a spoon, though she likes it so she probably would take it from the spoon now). I was confused and said ‘it looks a bit clear’, but he mentioned about her paracetamol sometimes being clear and sometimes being pink. Her vitamins are a very strong pink.
After a few seconds it clicked and I could not stop laughing. I tried the water to make T feel a bit better. It couldn’t have been so bad as B had drank most of the cup.
A good run around before bed – ‘I’m going to get you’.
A morning cuddle with three teddies.
It’s probably because before I put her down for a nap for bed I mention the three stuffed animals that are in her cot. Sometimes she cuddles them, sometimes she cuddles her water cup.
She just suddenly seems smarter. She now makes it clear when she wants more water etc.
She loved it. One day it was so hot that I did not even bother drying her afterwards and she dried fast. Her skin felt lovely and cold.
It’s just nice to wander around and recognise so many faces.
Big photography events and openings just haven’t been happening.
It was good to talk about photography and life with people in real life again. Apologies to anyone that I bored talking about family life to.
I haven’t stood up and walked so much in a while.
When I lived in London I’d never sit in the priority chairs so it felt weird, apart from getting the train to and from Brum. I love the single seats that face out, and I managed to get one of them both ways, so I didn’t have to sit next to someone without a mask.
I was disappointed how many people weren’t wearing masks on public transport in London.
I had to put her by the mat and all the kids.
It’s nice to be at a more age appropriate class though, as the other one was getting boring.
It was a settling in class for both of us. Hopefully she will feel more at home next week, and we can try to meet some people.
Fingers crossed. Tiago can take B when he is on paternity leave, and then hopefully I’d feel comfortable enough to take them both.
I’ve spent a lot of time talking to Mums over the last year, but not much comes out of it. It’s worse than dating.
Especially those who have an older kid as they will hopefully feel more comfortable going out. I’m not being picky though, I’d just like more weekday friends.
19 weeks pregnant with B comparison:
I had forgot about describing kicks as popcorn popping. It just felt more ticklish this time and then quickly moved onto stronger movements.
My dreams have been intense lately (mid-October), but I don’t like when I have them as they tire me out.
I had a phase of being quite into vinegary crisps this time, but it passed. I have been enjoying beetroot and pickled red cabbage lately though (in a wrap with other things), and I did have a lot of vinegar on my chips at dinner today. But I was a fan of vinegar before being pregnant – I just usually don’t choose salt and vinegar crisps over other flavours though. Exciting stuff.
I have been making banana bread a lot lately and I put a lot of yoghurt on that, so I guess that’s my calcium sorted.
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