Our Thursday Photo #45

Well, this week has been a bit of a whirlwind. I’ve been desperately trying not to swamp myself with work again and failing dismally.

I know it just takes me so much longer when I’m tired and I’m determined not to get back in the same rut again, so I’m hoping to sort my life out over the weekend and start next week with a fresh outlook. 

Lia is getting steadier on her feet by the day, I’m concerned that she might walk a little earlier than Libby did. Libby didn’t walk independently until she was 13 months, which with hindsight might well have been a lot to do with her eyesight. 

I was banking on Lia being at least 13 months by the time she started walking, but I’m not so sure that’s going to be the case anymore. 

For the time being at least, she’s quite happy to be crawling around. I think Libby is looking forward to Lia walking, they will be able to play so much better together. 

Libby is getting on fabulously with her glasses. She’s done a gorgeous Easter craft project, I was really proud of how well she got on with it. 

She is also making a really good attempt at writing her name now. I’m conscious not to do this too often with her, because her attention span is short and I don’t want to push it and take the enjoyment out of writing before she’s even got the hang of it. 

Despite my reticence though, she’s getting along great. I’m also really proud of the way she is with other children. If they’re naughty and push her or take things from her, she just walks away. 

And yet, when she is worried that someone is going to hurt Lia, she is straight there to take Lia out of the situation (usually by dragging her along by the jumper).

She needn’t worry though, Lia is hard as nails in the baby stakes, I’m never too concerned for her welfare. She’s more than capable of sticking up for herself. 

It’s great to see the girls sticking together though, and makes our weekly photos even more special as I see how well they are getting along as they both grow and change. 

Our Thursday Photo #45 is one of my favourites. It’s so difficult getting them both smiling at the camera. And sometimes, I prefer the photos where they’re just having a genuine smile at something else. 

A little photo bomber for example…

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