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Compliments?

post #1 of 10
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Go ahead and brag on your baby.... What compliment does your little one get the most of when you go out?

Magnolia get a lot of various "she's cute" comments but more than anything she gets complimented on what a happy, smiley baby she is. It doesn't matter who it is, if anyone says anything to her she just grins from ear to ear. If we go out I hear at least a dozen times at how amazed someone is at what a good, happy baby Magnolia is. The cute compliments are nice, but the smiley/happy baby one gets me grinning from ear to ear because I feel like I must be doing something right. I hope she continues having the same personality as she gets older and knows none of the painful shyness I felt as a kid.

So what does your little one get complimented the most on?
post #2 of 10

His mohawk. lol.gif Dominic's hair is only growing in so far in the middle and it sticks up in this spiky little hawk. 

post #3 of 10

The 2 things I always get in public are "What adorable blue eyes they have." and "They are such happy boys. Are they like that all the time?" I get these comments for both boys as we always go out all of us together. I do love that people notice how happy they are, but sometimes it makes me think that most of the little ones other people see must not be happy if my boys stand out so much. Honestly I'll even have complete strangers follow me around the grocery store until they work up the courage to come and say something and then engage the boys in chatting. I'm probably over thinking it but it makes me sad to think that other babies are not as happy as mine are.

post #4 of 10
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Originally Posted by Lynann View Post

 I do love that people notice how happy they are, but sometimes it makes me think that most of the little ones other people see must not be happy if my boys stand out so much.

 

We don't get complimented on this because Ada is serious baby.  I don't think she is an unhappy baby, it's just that her personality is more serious.  She stares at people and it looks like she's studying them.  It's interesting because I'm pretty silly with her and my husband is SUPER silly with her. 

 

We always get the eyes.  They are a dark green/blue and are a gorgeous almond shape.

post #5 of 10

We just travelled this past week and I was so surprised at how much we got stopped and River got complimented. Usually it's "he's so cute/huge" or "he's such a flirt." People often try to get him to smile, and he lets them work for it for a minute, then he gives a huge grin and immediately buries his face in my chest like he's shy.

 

My favorite is when grandparents stop us to talk. They always tell me about their grandbabies, who are usually far away, so you can tell they are imagining River as their own grandbaby and it makes them happy.

 

Stormy, thanks for starting this thread. Sometimes I feel so vain when I boast about my baby, but I want to do it all the time!!! :)

post #6 of 10

We don't get complimented on this, but I want to sidenote brag that when I'm reading to Ada she turns the pages.  LOVE it love.gif

post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
Peony- how adorable

Lyn- I've worked with lots of baby's and I don't think its necessarily lots of babies are unhappy (though some truly do seem that way), they are just more serious and not over the top smiley. Your boys do have some beautiful eyes

Tina- brag away! I know my Facebook friends probably get tired of hearing how amazing Mags is, but as a first timer almost every little thing she does is amazing. All babies are wonderful- It truly amazes and astounds me how much they are learning and changing everyday. Sometimes just siting and watching her play and seeing how she is learning, it just blows my mind.

Danielle. That's awesome ! Magnolia loves books but likes to slap at the pages more than turn them
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We don't get complimented on this, but I want to sidenote brag that when I'm reading to Ada she turns the pages.  LOVE it love.gif



Really? That is so cool! I am still anxiously awaiting for the day when I can sit with River and read to him. He just tears at the books with such force and gets really angry if I don't let him. I'm not even "allowed" to hold the board books, because they MUST BE EATEN. :)

post #9 of 10
lol, DD used to sit and read books with me, but now she often really wants to pull on the pages. I think she's in just such an exploratory oral stage now. It's cute, and I try to hold the books so she can pat them but not get at the edges.

People often say that DD looks like a doll. And they say, "she has red hair!" I also get "petite." The best compliment we got, though, was from Nana. She said that she seems like such a content and happy baby. love.gif That made me feel good.
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"She looks like a doll! A real baby doll!"   <---- this several times, as I am wearing her on my back in the Beco carrier. Really people? Do you really think a grown woman would be carrying a doll on her back? rolleyes.gif  I can't make this stuff up.

 

"She has such pretty blue eyes."

 

"She's such a happy smiling baby."

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