Every single day, I am filled with such an overwhelming feeling of love for these two lil human beings of mine. Mine! How lucky can one mommy be!
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Mia Mooi is growing so beautifully. She is sensitive, compassionate and caring. She is so friendly, greeting people in town and even striking up conversations. (More with adults, not so much with kids!)
She talks non-stop, understands so well and asks a million questions a day. "What do bears eat? What do butterflies eat? How high can a cat jump? When are we going on a picnic?"
She loves her baby sister, plays with her, gives her hugs and kisses. And sometimes pushes her away or pulls her legs to make her fall over. Oops.
She's loving school and her self-confidence has grown in leaps and bounds.
She loves going for walks on the golf course.
She loves doing arts and crafts type things at home - colouring inside the lines so nicely now, using the correct colours for things, like green grass and blue skies. She loves cutting out, sticking, painting.
Mia enjoys listening to my music with me in the car. We've been stuck on Taylor Swift for a few months already now! She also loves One Republic and Bobby van Jaarsveld, hehehe!
After months and months of watching Barbie movies, she's gone off that a bit now, and mostly requests to watch Tarzan episodes, DocMcStuffins and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. She's not watching as much tv as she used to a while ago - prefers to be busy with other things.
She is getting very independent with things like undressing herself, bathing herself and brushing her teeth, going to the toilet, choosing what to wear, etc. Big girl!
I just love the way she gives spontaneous hugs and kisses. ♥
Ella-Bella-Bytjie has made our family complete - this little bubbling happy person. When she gets excited, like if she sees one of her family members, or a toy she loves or a food she wants, she kicks her little leggies in glee.
She's loving being mobile and keeps her mommy on her toes! She's exploring everywhere, and picks up the tiniest speck she can find and puts it in her mouth... She even tries to eat bubbles when we blow bubbles outside!
She loves eating, really eats so well, not interested in baby food, only wants what we're eating! She especially loves chicken, pasta, peas, mielies and sweet potato. But her favourite treats are marie biscuits, marshmallows and droe wors - especially the marshmallows.
She says "mamma", "pappa", "baba" and "num-num" (yummy). She responds to the question "hoe maak die voeltjie?" with a hadeda sound, "ha-haaaa!" Very vocal in other ways too, demanding attention with shouts, enjoying herself with squeals, grunts and laughs. She also gives an open-mouth smooch if I ask for a kissy! ♥ The best.
She loves going for walks in the pram, stares at everything in amazement, and laughs at the dog when I take Nala with us.
She sometimes laughs at the most random things, like watching her sister brush her teeth, she seems to find hilarious!
She's started showing some interest in watching some tv, especially Lollos, keeps her attention for a good 10 - 15 minutes, which helps me a lot when I'm trying to do supper prep.
She's currently teething, toofie number 3, 4, 5, AND 6 are all busy making an appearance at once.
Our Moms&Babes class once a week is a favourite for both of us, special one-on-one time for us.
She's super pleased with her latest accomplishment of standing up against furniture. Crawling isn't enough, this baba wants to stand and walk too!
She has a way of crawling up to me and putting her head down on me - makes my heart explode! ♥
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