Wednesday, April 2, 2008

A Story of Wormwood and Red Chubby Fingers

What a strange heading! Well these beautiful photos of our little blessing who is now 10weeks old were taken on a day that she discovered that her little fingers can be great pacifiers! We had started our annual worming program with the herb Wormwood. Within a couple of hours of my first dose, she refused to feed and it continued as the day wore on. I rang my herbalist and she said that it was obviously too bitter for her (that is saying something as she has been drinking my milk fine despite my heavy use of herbs since birth) and so I had to discontinue it and use pumpkin seeds instead (not looking forward to the daily, medicial doses of that!) In the meantime this poor little darling discovered fingers had more uses than previously known.

My other children, who are just LOVING this girl, have been snap happy for days, taking memory-full loads of photos of her, took this series of shots (BTW) just look at the colour of those fingers:

"Ooops, I've been caught 'red handed'!"

"But that's ok, 'cause I'm mummy's little darling and can do no wrong!"

"Well, just LOOK at me, can you blame her?"


Joannof10 said...

She is just beautiful!! I love her little red fingers!

Ruth said...

She really is beautiful, Anne.

Anonymous said...

What a cutey! One of my sons sucked his thumb!

Lillian said...

She's precious! Enjoy her!

Jacqlyn said...

Oh Anne! I'd love to have an afternoon coffee with you! we would have so much to talk about. I am fascinated by everything that you write (wormwood for worms?) and have so many questions!!
Love your little girl, she is adorable.
Jacqui xx

Anne (aussieannie) said...

Thank you girls for your kind words, Hi Jacqlyn, I want to blog more about herbs since they have been such a big part of my life in the last 6months in particular - I'll have to write about my comfrey and pineapple iceblocks!!

Therese said...

She is soooooooooo gorgeous Anne. I cannot believe she is 10 weeks already.