Saturday, 20 February 2016

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a portrait of Ada once a week, every week for a year

As I'm writing this up Ada is a whole two months old. Two months! The time has flown by so quickly, but at the same time I feel like she's been here forever. My Mum asked the other day what I did with my days before she arrived, and I honestly don't even know, it couldn't have been a lot! My days are a bit of a blur of getting up at 7am after her first feed to work, playing with her in the morning before she naps in the afternoon, cleaning, blogging, feeding. It seems like before I know it it's 10.30, time for bed before the whole day repeats itself in the morning.

I'm not one of those Mothers who brags about her childs development, but this little lady impresses me everyday. She did her first, definitely not wind smile with a big giggle at just three weeks, and she can hold her head up pretty steadily for a few seconds now. Her grasp is getting pretty decent, to the point that I'm sometimes a little screwed if I decide I need a drink mid-feed, as she's usually clasping onto my hand and won't let go! She's a little porker now, weighing 11.7 at her last weigh in over a week ago, and most of her 0-3 sleepsuits she was too tall for a couple weeks ago! I'm convinced she's going to be taller than me by the time she hits double figures! Her playmat is just her absolute favourite, she's moved on from fishy to the plastic spinning balls, although her arms aren't quite long enough yet to hit them each time she attempts. She coos and babbles away, her first words are a while away yet but she sounds as though she'll have the cutest little voice!
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  1. She's gorgeous Catherine! She looks like she's concentrating really hard on something in this photo :)

    Jess xo | The Indigo Hours

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    1. Awh, thank you :) She was actually, she was staring up at her mobile!

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  2. So beautiful! And my little one is 6 weeks old today; it's incredible to see how much they learn, grow, and change just on a daily basis!

    <3 dani
    Munchie Mummy

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    1. Thank you :) Yes, it definitely is! I see her change every day.

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  3. Aww, she's beautiful! Love her adorable little outfit too. I'm not a mama yet, but my sister had her first child last year and being an auntie is the best job ever. Watching my niece learn and grow over the past year has been such a privilege :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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    1. Thanks so much, Jen! It is incredible to see them grow and learn, Ada just turned two months old and whilst I want her to stay as my baby forever, I can't wait to see her get older, and start learning how to crawl, walk and talk!

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  4. OMG Congrats, she is so so beautiful <3 Her outfit is so pretty too awwww!!

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