Best Friends

by Ray Chen in


 (Guest Post by Yilin)

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Noah now has a best friend. No, it is not the boy you see in the picture above.

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Look at how happy Noah is when he hangs out with his best friend. Noah’s best friend has many traits becoming of a best friend. He is always there for Noah. He makes Noah smile a lot. When he and Noah hang out, they don’t need to exchange a single word and yet there are no uncomfortable silences.

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This thermostat is Noah’s best friend! Noah discovered him 2 days ago during a diaper change and it was friendship at first sight. Now, just the sight of his friend can instantly stop him from a bout of crying. Only thing is I can’t force Noah to look at his friend – I can only position him optimally and he has to find his friend on his own.

Babies are so cute – there is really no need to buy too many toys because they are fascinated by everyday things. Need something to distract your baby? Take a piece of paper and draw lines with a thick marker. Need a toy when you are out walking the baby? I gave Noah a namecard from a store just today. A plastic spoon or those cardboard cup holders would also work fine I am sure. Just keep handing them random stuff until something interests them. It’s not that difficult.