It occurred to me that I’ve not done a Sienna focused update for a while now, so I looked back over my blog, and Sienna was 10 weeks old when I last did one!!
She’s now 20 weeks old, so this seems a perfect opportunity to do an update on how she’s getting on!
She really is a different baby in some ways from that ten week old baby. And in others, she’s exactly the same. I can already see she is going to have a completely different personality to her older sister. Ella was such a happy content baby, and rarely cried. Sienna, on the other hand, can scream!!! She definitely knows how to cry! In her early weeks, she did a lot of screaming. But it has really settled down now. Her crying is usually tiredness related. She really hates feeling tired. But I can now quickly pick up on her tired cues. She’ll rub her eyes mainly. So, as soon as the hands go to the eyes, I put her down for a nap. And getting that moment right usually means I can put her down in the cot awake, and she will fall asleep unassisted. If you miss that window, then she does sometimes need a bit more settling, a bit of a cuddle or some music on to calm her down. She also loves to snuggle a muslin to help settle her, and even cover her face with it. This is particularly handy when out and about. It’s almost magic how putting the muslin over her face sends her straight off to sleep!