Don't ask me why.
This is the question that keeps me up at night.
Aaaanyway... my sweet N has one particular smile that really really melts your heart.
We've named it the 'Blinky Smile'. Or the 'Blinky-Blinks'. Take your pick. And stop laughing at me. This smile I have managed to photograph several times. Here is one example:
It starts with one huge grin and then it spreads up her face until she squints her eyes closed from sheer joy!
I thought maybe one wouldn't be enough for you (me). So here is example number two, with 'throw her little head back' variation.
And this one, with 'happy after eating my food and smearing it all over my face' variation.
Oh.. and this one. Isn't it the sweetest? Variation: 'Mama... you found me!'
Wouldn't you do all kinds of crazy things to see this cute sight?
And while we're on the topic of baby girl's smiles, check out her latest smile. Maybe it should be called the 'Gummy Gums'...
(get a grip, Suzanne)
In the middle of this smile she spreads her little lips and bares her two perfectly straight rows of
One of her middle names means "cheerful bringer of joy." If all her smiles are any indication of what is to come later in her precious life... I'd say that's about right!