My newborn nephew Josiah and my grown up niece Kara

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This is my two month old nephew. He’s named Josiah and weighs 7 kg! :)

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I love how his folds of baby fat makes him look like a little emperor. Heh. He’s quite heavy for his age, a nice weight to carry around.

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…although a pram makes more sense. Haha! I was out shopping with my parents and my sister’s family in Singapore a couple of weeks ago and I can appreciate how hard it is to take care of a baby. I still would love to have one though. :)

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This here is my niece Kara, who’s all grown up now. She’s almost 3 years old and she can already string a sentence together very cohesively.

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She’s already very mature and it never fails to surprise me how fast babies turn into kids. It’s amazing, the thing she says and does, more of what I’ll expect from a 7 year old than a 3 year old. :)

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34 thoughts on “My newborn nephew Josiah and my grown up niece Kara

    • Heh! I know right, he’s so adorable! :)

      My sister makes him do mild exercises by crawling in the morning to strengthen his neck. He’s going to be a big guy, this one. :D

    • Thanks Pam! :)

      He’s really placid too, doesn’t mind me picking him up even though it’s the first time I’ve seen him in real life. :D

    • Heh! I just noticed that! :)

      Totally like a boss. I like how chubby he is when he hasn’t outgrown his baby fat.

      Kara (my niece) used to be a bit chubby too but is quite skinny now that she’s grown out of it. :)

  1. HB, how wonderful a dragon nephew. Just like you and your sister she older and you younger. Watch you older sister like to boss younger siblings around.

    • Yeah, he’s a dragon baby, I don’t know if it was aimed to be so or just a natural progression.

      Exactly! My sister’s family configuration is similar to mine – one older sister, one younger brother. It’s about the same age gap too. :)

  2. hohoho uncle HB. when they grow up more you can be the ‘cool’ uncle that does cool things that their parents prohibit. heh! every family seems to have one.

    • Heh! I think I’m the *only* uncle so I guess that makes me the cool one by default. ;)

      Yeah, I think so too – or it could be cousins who are much older. :D

      Cheers bro!

    • True that! :)

      Yeah, it’ll be good to watch him grow up, he’s more placid than my niece at that age. He doesn’t mind people picking him up as much. :D

    • Indeed he is! :)

      I love carrying him though as he is only 2 months old, neck support is required when you hold him. It’s a bit tricky for me coz I don’t have kids on my own but I can manage. :D

      Thanks mate!

    • Heh! Yeah, that’s the thing about kids, especially when they’re so young.

      They wake up so often and there’s a lot of stuff you have to schedule around the kids, see my sister and brother in law doing it all the time. :)

    • Singapore is short of doctors? I didn’t know that.

      Yeah, my sister is a doctor, don’t know about the good money part, I don’t ask about her finances. :)

    • HAHAHAHA

      Well, I think they’ll grow out of it but I’m not a parent so I wouldn’t know for sure. :)

      My sister gets him to do short crawls to strengthen his neck in the morning. :D

    • Heh! Of course! :)

      Indeed, they really surprise me, I don’t know if every generation feels this way or kids are *really* getting smarter.

      Cheers Charmaine!

    • HAHAHA

      Yeah, that was the first photo I posted up, he reminds me of the Michelin Man too when I first saw him. This is the first time I posted my newborn nephew’s photos. He’s cute and cuddly! :)

      Thanks Eiling!

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