“She’s a stubborn little thing, isn’t she?” my Grandpa observed over lunch last week. My Mum and I looked at each other and smiled, “It’s a family trait.” we replied.
Busby’s personality has always been very apparent; she was incredibly strong-willed even as a Bump, but it’s certainly coming into its own more and more as the months pass. There’s a very apt Shakespeare quote that I feel sums her up completely:
“Though she be but little, she is fierce.”
The photos below were taken during our week in Sussex last week; I feel like they epitomise the above quote. They also reminded me of this amazing Huffington Post article that a friend shared on Facebook a few days ago. It really struck a chord with me; we try to encourage Busby to be herself – to be strong, to be independent. As you can see!
Busby loves nothing more than being outdoors, building something and getting very muddy! In the photos taken at Nymans (below), she had just involved herself in a game of building mounds with bark with an older boy (5ish) – it was one of those heart-in-mouth moments, where you never know whether she’ll be rejected by the other child, but he was so good with her! Continue reading