First Giggles

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We’re on a mission around here… To get Veronika to make her first true giggle, that is!

Social smiles abound these days, including the best gummy smile when I first greet her in the morning. But the giggle is more elusive, and you are probably equally excited for the first time your little one truly makes that sound. It’s a milestone that will happen right around three month’s old – i.e. right now for us.

So here’s a round up of some fun ways we’ve been eliciting smiles from Veronika. She goes wild for peekaboo…

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…loves when I make silly faces, like a puckered fish face or bubbly lips…

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…and grins when I say nonsense words like “scootchie tootchie!”

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And then there are her near-laughs for big brother!

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We’ll get there soon, and we’ll have fun trying in the meantime. How did you get your baby to laugh for the first time? Please share in the comments!



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