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Elijah's first proper smile today

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bubble99 Tue 22-Mar-05 20:20:00

I thought at first that he was just about to fill his nappy, but no, it was a proper smile
Mr Bubble and I have talked about how strange and sad his first impressions of life must have been, lying in his plastic cot in a hospital room full of weeping MW's, doctors and his parents. Poor little thing, not exactly "the celebratory atmosphere" that the books suggest you get the champagne out for. And with sad parents around I've been worried he'll grow up with an innate "I'll get me coat" complex. Sorry if my (attempted) humour seems inappropriate but it gets me through some days.
After the grimness of Bo's cremation yesterday his smile has meant so much.

Yorkiegirl Tue 22-Mar-05 20:21:10

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MunchedTooManyMarsLady Tue 22-Mar-05 20:21:17

ja9 Tue 22-Mar-05 20:21:49

awww, lovely! enjoy!

Cadbury Tue 22-Mar-05 20:22:21

How precious. Bless him. Thinking of you yesterday and today bubble.

unicorn Tue 22-Mar-05 20:22:53

not at all inappropriate bubbles.. please enjoy elijah, and everything he does...he probably saved that smile especially to help you after that very difficult day.

Bo will never be forgotten.

kid Tue 22-Mar-05 20:24:15

The first smile is special. Glad Elijah decided to show he could do it today. xxx

emmatmg Tue 22-Mar-05 20:26:43

Wondeful and perfect timing for you and mr bubble.

RTKangaMummy Tue 22-Mar-05 20:27:42

Elijah well done for your first proper

LIZS Tue 22-Mar-05 20:29:04

aww bless him - long may he continue to bring you joy and help you through.

marthamoo Tue 22-Mar-05 20:30:04

Well done, Elijah - your Mummy and Daddy needed a smile.

Hulababy Tue 22-Mar-05 20:47:49

That first smile is so precious, and his timing for you was perfect.

pixiefish Tue 22-Mar-05 20:48:34

bubble99 Tue 22-Mar-05 20:55:57

Thanks all. Just wanted to share that with you.

MunchedTooManyMarsLady Tue 22-Mar-05 20:56:47

I'm glad that you did. Elijah is a wonderful boy.

bunny3 Wed 23-Mar-05 20:59:05

Lovely .

Kayleigh Wed 23-Mar-05 21:01:53

That's so lovely.

Marina Wed 23-Mar-05 21:03:47

First of very, very many. It cannot be wrong for him to grow up knowing that he had a darling brother who was much loved too, bubble
Well done young Elijah

bakedpotato Wed 23-Mar-05 21:08:54


lots more where that one came from

Toothache Wed 23-Mar-05 21:32:59

Aw Bubble... the wee star! Just to cheer Mummy and Daddy up on a sad sad day.

He's obviously very instinctive.... a very good and rare quality in a man!

bubble99 Thu 24-Mar-05 20:32:22

Thanks all

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