Kisses. Baby kisses in particular.
Is there anything better? Stella has learned to make kiss noises and blow kisses. It's adorable. It's heartwarming. It never fails to make us smile.
What's even more awesome than Stella making her kissy noises and blowing kisses is when she chooses to do so. Most of the time she does it in response to someone doing it to her. Other times it's just random. She's playing or eating and will just look at someone and blow a kiss. Say it with me now, "Awwwwww!".
The other way is something she started doing just for me, but now she is beginning to do it with everyone. Whenever she is getting into something or being naughty and she is told "Stella, no" she will look back at you, grin really big, and blow you a kiss! She then turns away and quickly hurries to do whatever it is that she was being told not to do! HA! It is hilarious and adorable. For now, I'm sure that response when she's 5 or 15 will not be so endearing. But for now it makes me smile, laugh, and of course blow her a kiss back.
So, baby kisses. They're awesome. Stella has taken them a step further and learned how to use them to get what she wants. My cute little manipulator, already working the system! Oh my, what are we in store for?
All is well, 11/26 down, in Drosche Land.