Kalia just picked up this skill, and she happens to think it is the coolest thing since Moosey.
Everything she does, sees, hears, initiates clapping.
Knocks over a toy- Yeay, claps hands!!
Eats a bite of cereal- Yeay, clap hands!!
Rolls to get closer to the speaker she isn't supposed to touch- Yeay, clap hands!! (then proceed to chew said speaker)
My personal favorite- Mom walks in a room- Yeay, claps hands!!
She does it with such unabashed excitement, and pure joy- I love it and I smile every single time.
And, as my daughter has taught me a million little life lessons in a short 9 months, I thought- what if Moms took that excitement in all the little accomplishments?
Mom picks up toys- Yeay, clap hands!!
Mom moves speaker out of baby's mouth- Yeay, clap hands!!
Mom woke up in middle of night because blasted thunderstorm woke little- Yeay, clap hands!! (quietly, please, don't wake the baby)
Mom nurses 4 times, feeds solids 3 times, changes 6-8 diapers, works 4 hours, makes dinner, cleans dishes, wipes countertops, folds laundry, stuffs diapers- Yeay, clap hands!! (if, of course, there is energy left to do so, but husbands come in handy here :)
I am happy and I DO know it and I clap my hands and I think all you Moms should too!
Also, seriously, go buy Moosey- he is awesome!
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