Posted by: poofergirlsperspective | July 28, 2009

Pearl

I love old names for baby girls.   That would explain why our little one is Evelyn … that and it was her great grandmothers name.  Often I find myself daydreaming about other older names that I would love to use someday if the good Lord were to bless us with another baby girl someday.  Usually I end my daydream thinking that I would end up with a boy because of all the time I spent working on the perfect girl name.  Sometimes I get a little more creative in my old name giving to non-existent children … there are just so many.  I wonder if names like Dorothy, Leona, Agnes and the like will make a come back like Grace, Ella, & Emma have.  Since I don’t have a new baby to name I decided to just start giving Miss Evelyn new nicknames from time to time.  Currently she is going by Pearl.

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See, she is working really hard on those pearly whites.  So hard in fact that the two bottom teeth have made their break through. 

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We see this look a lot and so the other night we set out to get the prefect shot of the new teeth!

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I put her Bumbo in the floor … which is where it ALWAYS is placed anyway as to be law abiding Bumbo owners.

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Then I said “show me your teeth!!”

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I said it a lot …

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more times then I had planned.  But Miss Evelyn decided she was done trying to show me and went for my feet instead. 

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Then she really gave up and tried to hide from me.  Who knew it would be so difficult to get a shot of those little sharp teeth.   Heck, I would have been happy to even get a glimpse of them!

So I had to call in the “big guns”. 

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“Oh Hi Daddy!”

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Would one finger work?

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Maybe two?

How about 2 fingers and Mom’s thumb!

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TA-DA!  …  What? …  you don’t see the teeth?  That’s right … you don’t … because you know how they sort of go up and down a bit?  Apparently we hit the “down a bit”.

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So in the end, no “great shot” of the teeth.  You’ll just have to take Pearls word for it that two little teeth are in that cute mouth.

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Responses

  1. Since I actually felt ‘Pearl’s’ pearly whites on Saturday, I know they are actually present. They were definitely almost temporarily IN. :)

    She certainly was cooperative to allow 2 fingers and a thumb in her mouth for a photo!

  2. I think “Pearl’s” dress is really cute! And of course, so is she!! Love how she still looks so happy even with those fingers and thumb in her mouth! :)

  3. I just loved these pictures. She is the cutest little thing…those eyes are beautiful! I believe you on the tooth story (I mean fact) because she’s obviously very facinated with something in her mouth!


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