Alice's Favourite Things: (almost) 3 months

In her few short months of life, Alice's favourite things have been pretty simple - eating, sleeping, kicking, punching. She's now moved on to looking, smiling and accidently touching so, needless to say, her list is just a wee bit short this time around.
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1) This activity centre is a new favourite of Alice's. With her new "looking skills" I knew I wanted to get some sort of a play gym for her, but I wasn't keen on spending the $50-$100 on a brand new one. Alice's buddy, Cole, had this one and Alice thought it was pretty great.  It's pretty good looking and for only $24.99 at IKEA it was perfect.

2) Apparently babies like black and white, I think it's the random stories I make up that she likes the best ;) Great picture book.

3) This is Franny the fairy (yes, I name all of Alice's toys), she hangs out on the car seat.  I like it because she hangs off an elastic and stays put, Alice likes it because she's pretty and keeps her company in that stupid car seat thing she hates so much.

4) I think Alice's parents like this sing-a-ma-jig more than her, it's hilariously creepy and annoying in a good way... she'll grow into it.

5) Best tip passed on to me: swaddle baby and then put her in the swing.  This is Alice's new favourite place to nap.

6) This White Noise app is a life saver. Seriously. Alice loves "rain on car" and "floor fan"... she's going to need her own iPhone pretty soon ;)

So those are things all fine and dandy in Alice's world, but can I tell you something she doesn't like - her car seat.  I thought babies were supposed to like car rides?? Nothing relaxing about a crying baby and blaring white noise app on a half hour drive home from my parents... ugh.

We'll be back next month with Alice's new favourite things (hopefully it's the car seat)...

Happy Monday, peeps!
Christine

14 comments:

  1. White noise app...check. Thanks for the tips!

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  2. I love the little ikea set up - and it's so much smaller than some of the ones out there. Love it!

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  3. Oh how fun Christine!! I think I would love the Black On White book - so chic and the perfect colours for babies eyes! xo

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  4. I played with that sing-a-ma-jig thing a lot when I was at your house last. I think Sydney liked it too. Perhaps I should make a list of Sydney's favourite things. Or perhaps I should finish packing? See you in 4 days!

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    1. I think you're done packing now, I want to see Sydney's list!

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  5. My husband and I were SO amused by that weird singing bear when we spotted it at Target

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  6. I like the white noise app too, haha.

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  7. Sorry to hear that she still doesn't like her car seat :-( Broderick still doesn't like to be change.. Actually, he just doesn't like to be on his back!

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    1. You must be a super speed diaper changer then, Kat!! :)

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  8. My daughter didn't like being put into her car seat...but I discovered that if I swung her sideways (like her swing) she didn't mind it afterwards. It even put her to sleep!

    BTW...I love those sing-a-ma-jigs too! I annoyed my hubby to no end when we saw them at Zellers. I am not allowed to buy one :P

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    1. Alice likes that too!! If only those car seats weren't so flippin heavy!

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  9. Yep Mila LOVED her swing. Napped in there for the first 3-4 months of her life! Haha. Never thought it would end.

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  10. Haha just saw on the sing-a-ma-jig link, it's the English version.... Means there is a French version!

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