Happy New Year dear Sasha collectors! ❤
You may remember this wee baby caught in a bottle. Poor thing! He was very, very frightened to be caught in such tight quarters where he could not move his hands, head, or legs much. 😦
Well, with help from his Mommy, the little tyke was freed! He was much relieved but he was so very, very afraid of the big, bad bottle. 😦
[This wee one is named Calvin or Cal for short. He was found in the Pasadena, CAL-ifornia doll show last May when Laura Ward and I visited with Cassie Rogers. Laura rescued him, took him home, cleaned him up, and then kindly allowed me to adopt the sweet boy. I was over the moon for him and immediately dressed him in a lovely Diane Duke outfit.]
Now, back to the story…
Cal cried and pleaded to his Mommy to remove the big, bad bottle so he would no longer be afraid. Wisely, his Mom said to him, ” Yes baby dear, Mommy could indeed remove this big bottle so that you would not see it and you would no longer be afraid for now.” Mommy then cradled baby Cal in her arms and further spoke with love, “But baby dear, the world is full of big, bad bottles and while Mommy can remove them for you for a season, you must learn how to remove them for yourself.”
Cal looked with wonder at his Mommy and said “But Mommy, I am afraid of the bottle. It is much bigger than me and it might eat me again and I will be lost forever. How do I, a little tiny baby boy, remove such a huge bottle?”
Mommy lovingly said to Cal, you must have faith my son and you must face your big, bad bottle straight on with courage and you must master the bottle. When you have done this, you will be free of the bottle and it will no longer cause you to be afraid.”
Cal listened intently to every word and set out with confidence to conquer the huge towering bottle…
First, baby Cal decided to push the bottle over to make it more of a baby size. Well, that was not too hard to do!
“There, exclaimed Cal, I am not afraid of you! I am bigger than you now!”
“I can ride you bottle, like a horse! I am on top of the world and I own you now!!!”
A final brave act by Cal was to turn the bottle upside down and stand it up to its full, enormous size. But something had changed inside baby Cal by then….he was no longer afraid of the big bottle. “Mommy, guess what? I have faced the big, bad bottle and I am no longer afraid of it. I am so happy Mommy.” 🙂
“Yes, dear one, you are my brave little boy and you have not only faced and conquered your fears for this bottle but also, you are now fully prepared to address any future, big bad bottles that you might encounter. Well done my brave, wee one.” With that, Mommy hugged baby Cal and placed a gentle kiss on his cheek. Cal liked that very much! ❤
“Yeah, I am strong now!” Cal gleefully cried.
“I am so happy, I am free as a bird!” said Cal.
Next, Mommy undressed Cal to try on his new Christmas gift outfit. 🙂
“I love my new Charlie Brown outfit with a Snoopy hat!” said Cal. [made by Rosie Laird] 🙂
“I feel so happy Mommy. I am riding my friend Lammy Pie! We are celebrating life!” claimed Cal.
“Yippee! I am a lucky baby.” Cal shouted for all to hear. 🙂
“I think 2016 will be the best year ever Mommy!” Cal said and Mommy agreed with him! 🙂
“Lammy Pie is so very soft.” said Cal.
“Lammy Pie is my friend.” Cal warmly sighed.
“Happy New Year everyone!” exclaimed Cal. “Mommy and I both want to thank you for visiting us today. We are sending you the happiest of wishes for 2016 and extra special wishes for your first week in 2016.” 🙂 xxx
Note: I hope you enjoyed meeting baby Cal. I took these last few photos in an attempt to see his very nice eye painting around his raised lids. I had not noticed the wonderful detailing myself until I took these photos and was able to look closely at his eyes. I thought you would like to see it too. 🙂 xxx
Cal up close. 🙂
Cal even closer still. Stars of wonder. 🙂