Thursday, February 18, 2010

Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast....

Annabelle is very much like her big brother and "needs a minute" when she wakes up in the mornings (ironically, they got that from THEIR mother...I am definitely not 'sunshine & smiles' when I first wake up, but if you'll just "give me a minute" I will be---or at least I'll be close to it! Ha).

Our morning routine usually goes like this:


When little miss wakes up, she lays in her crib and "talks" to her "lambies", turns on her "tv" (her crib toy...) and takes a few minutes to get ready to start her day. Once she's ready to get up, she'll stand up and hold on to the side of her bed and "yell" for me. Most mornings we sit and rock for a little bit in the big pink chair in her room.


Typically, she'll leave everything either in her crib or in the chair when we head to the kitchen for breakfast. This morning, she had other plans. When we got up from rocking, she grabbed her big teddy bear and wrapped herself around him. She had bear under one arm and her "silky" under the other. I told her we'd better leave the bear in the chair, which made her squeeze him tighter and turn her head to the side and do the "no" sound... I don't know how to put the "no" sound into words, but it's kind of like a squeal and is accompanied by the 'stink eye', a nose crinkle and a toss of the head. It's pretty dang cute, I'll tell ya... I am not sure how cute it will be when she's 15, though.


Needless to say, as I carried her into the kitchen, she carried the bear. When I sat her in her highchair, she sat Bear in the high chair beside her.




Bear made for good company. He was sure easy to please, as was sweet baby girl, who was so proud of herself for "taking care" of Bear!
~amw~

14 comments:

Sherrie said...

Those photos of her wearing footie pajamas with a nuk in her mouth are precious!

Carrie said...

Annie, these are the sweetest pictures of Belle!! I love that she and Allie are already such little mothers.

Rebecca said...

Oh, Annie, you are a girl after my own heart! Both of my boys have heirloom spindled wooden highchairs...I just recently picked up custom pink toile high chair padding. It was a steal and I just couldn't leave it there! Any interest? I'd love to pass it along to another Annabelle!

Crystal said...

Oh my, can she get any more precious?!?

Julianne Hendrickson said...

I WISH i had the time to make the treats you make for holidays...they are TOO cute. Belle is too sweet with the bear, good for you mama for letting her have it in the high chair :)

Mallory said...

Belle has the sweetest smile. These pictures are precious!

Tania said...

So very sweet!

Just Jenn said...

The last picture is SO precious!!!
;) my children are attached to specific animals and blankets! (and binkis once upon a time!) ;)
Just Jenn~

Lyndsay said...

Don't you love a baby in footy PJs? They just are precious. Annabelle must have thought that Bear was hungry!

carissa @ lowercase letters said...

you have such a beautiful fam!!! your story is touching and it's is beyond beautiful to see how God is redeeming your pain and has turned your mourning into dancing through the gift of your gorgeous daughter!

Heather said...

This is such a sweet post! love these photos, she looks like she is in love! Girl, we are so much alike in the department of waking up, I need like an hour to adjust , ha!

Natalie Catherine said...

these photos are too stinkin cute! i can totally relate..sophia is like this in the morning..sometimes when i pull her out of the crib she grabs up her stuffed animals to bring along for breakfast! what a lovely blog!

Katie said...

Oh soooo sweet! She looks so cuddly in those jommies!

LeAnna said...

Oh my goodness, what a cutie! I love those nose crinkles, my little guy has 'em down pat and they just crack us up!