22 July 2011
Baby Bear is a month old today. :)
If we're in Singapore, the kid will have a special '1st month' birthday bash like any other newborns, lavished with gifts from relatives and friends. It will be a hassle-brimmed affair, but a special privilege for dad and mom to offer traditional cakes to folks rejoicing with us. Home must be packed with people partying over the lil prince. The fella passed around from arms to arms, with cheeks pinched or rouged red.
But not a shred of that is happening here. 1st month celebration is not a practise known to Japan.
It's a tranquil first month, a little too quiet for a Chinese mother with her first newborn. Too quiet for my liking.
Regardless of what oughts we're missing out in this place, Baby Bear is special, though he may be less celebrated. Happy 満月 my darling.
Special thanks to BP & Val for sharing our joy.