Getting bigger

Vashti is getting bigger. You can’t notice it so much in her size, except that she is taking more space in the moses basket. The changes are more apparent in her general awareness. She now seems to distinguish between day and night a bit more, and really responds to comforting. We find that we can settle her much more easily by singing and talking to her, a strategy which had no effect in the first week or so.

We’ve got incredibly kind friends. Lou and Jane both came round and cooked delicious dinners for us:

We had a visit from our friend Anne from the Italian class who visited bearing gifts:

I bought a flash for my camera with my birthday money which has made it possible to take pictures in the evening.

We went to the tea room in the park with Kim on Friday. Kim managed to avoid crying meltdown with her ninja baby calming skills.