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Friday, January 14, 2011

2 years, 9 months old


About her :

1. Weight - approx 13.6kg

2. As part of her nightly routine, she kisses me on the lips, wishes me "night night" then says "I love you mummy". Now she has extended this to her baby sister :) She insists on lifting up my shirt, kisses my tummy, then says "night night baby", "jie jie love you baby".
Awww..... super sweet. She also likes to ask me : what is baby doing now? baby sleeping already? baby good girl or not today? is she crying now?

3. But despite all that, there's still no guarantee that she will be a good, loving big sis! Periodically, she still bullies her two baby cousins. Just two nights ago, she purposely stepped on baby Jo Ern's hand. *sigh*.

4. Last month, I wrote that she was going through a "I don't like daddy" phase. Thankfully, the situation is much better now. All started when hubby told her one day that she was making daddy very, very sad because of that. Then, she suddenly said "Daddy, I love you daddy". And that was IT....... hubby's heart instantly m-e-l-t-e-d and from then on he made extra effort with her which has paid off!
Ha ha....she really knows her way to her daddy's heart when she wants to. I can just imagine her at 18 saying : "Daddy, I love you so much daddy, Can you buy me a car please?" ;)

5. When she's in a good mood, she can be an absolute angel. But then all hell can break loose when she's in one of her cranky moods (which drives us absolutely bonkers). It can just start off one thing that she's unhappy with (like us not allowing her to do something dangerous), then she starts crying & screaming and then becomes extremely sensitive to any little thing that happens after that. Can be a very ugly sight indeed. I've learned the hard way that there's two best ways to deal with this
1) nice way : bring her aside then slowly talk, comfort and distract her
2) harsh way : scold/ smack/ send her to corner. When she calms down, talk to her
What I've tried previously was to just ignore her (i.e. to let her cry-it-out) but realised that there's no use cos she can continue screaming and being in a cranky mood for a very loooong time.

6. When I took photos of her yesterday, she insisted that I took a video of her as well -

11 comments:

Alice Law said...

LOL, such a loving girl, she is definitely not 'kiam siap'(stingy) with her loves( I can feel it's pouring out from her by reading her updates)!

Can see her cute cute face on video wor, it stated as a private video!>_<

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

Mummy Gwen said...

Elyssa is going to be a good jie jie. A mei mei for Elyssa..that's wonderful.

Gwen wants a mei mei wor..haha.

LittleLamb said...

she will be a doting jie jie. i;m the eldest n second sibling is also a gal..so i can speak for myself..eheheh tendency we are "high" on responsibility n protectiveness.

Mommy to Chumsy said...

Baby sister??? You are having a girl? Yay!!! Elyssa is going to be a very good jie jie. I can tell :D

Adrine said...

Alice - thanks for letting me know! have changed the settings already. Happy weekend to you too.

Mummy Gwen - he he... give her what wants :)

Rachel - I hope she will be a responsible and protective as you!

Barbs - yes, another little princess for our family. After the down syndrome scare, I've named her my little drama queen. ;)

Oliveoylz said...

She's such a cute and lively little girl. Totally adorable! She can speak so well too! Post more videos of jie jie ya? Your little DQ will be a lucky little mei mei to have such a loving jie jie!

~LiLHypPo's mUMmy~ said...

Super love the first one whereby she kisses her baby sister!!!

I can't use the "ignore her" method with Maine too. Best way is still to distract her attention.

Bryan and Brandon's Mama said...

I really love her dimples!!! So have you thought of names yet? Subtle way of letting the cat out of the bag :) :) Please advise me how to get a girl!!!!!!!!!!!

MayChing said...

Oh! a little sister! yay! the two girls will have a wonderful time growing up together :)

prince n princess mum said...

Lovely girl!

Leona said...

Elyssa will definitely be a very doting big sis.