Is it really more than five months since that long-awaited phone call from Australia, telling me that my first grandbaby was born? Five months since Indy Grace entered the world? Five months since I saw my first picture of her, at just seven minutes old? Five months since I wrote Indy her first letter?
Wow! Of course I shot over to Australia and spent most of September with Indy and her Mum and Dad, and it was a wrench to leave. However, every single morning, as I sip my first coffee, there’s an email waiting to be opened. It’s a photo of Indy, and sometimes a video, too.
Of course it’s not as good as actually being there, but it helps! I’ve seen Indy learn to smile, find her feet for the first time, roll over, and I can hear her gurgling. Little baby milestones, but I’m so pleased not to have missed them!
And here’s the latest video I received – Indy’s very first taste of real food…