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mmm bop{py}

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Elizabeth was starting to get a little bored with the life of resting flat on the floor on her quilt. So yesterday I decided to gave her a little support and whipped up my version of a boppy for her. It’s made from some fabric I’ve been hoarding for probably more than a year now and the under side used up that last big piece of some brown and white seersucker.
It’s nice because it props her up a little bit so that she can see all the action going on around her and it helps control those flailing baby arms.
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I also added loops on the sides in case I ever want to hang it up and out of the way on the back of her door, or if I want to add a few links of toys for her when she gets a little older.
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I think she likes it.
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And it’s also good for viewing her favorite music box toy–which at this moment I’m realizing is basically baby TV….hmm. not sure how I feel about that.
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And because it’s friday and this heat and humidity is making me slap-happy, I leave you with some profound lyrical words, straight from the lips of Hanson (it gets really good in that last verse):

In an mmm bop, they’re gone
Plant a seed, plant a flower, plant a rose
You can plant anyone of those
Keep planting to find out which one grows
It’s a secret no one knows
It’s a secret no one knows
No one knows

Mmm bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, Ba du dop
Ba du bop, Ba du dop
Ba du

In an mmm bop they’re gone.
In an mmm bop they’re not there.
In an mmm bop they’re gone.
In an mmm bop they’re not there.
Until you lose your hair. But you don’t care.

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Elizabeth was starting to get a little bored with the life of resting flat on the floor on her quilt. So yesterday I decided to gave her a little support and whipped up my version of a boppy for her. It’s made from some fabric I’ve been hoarding for probably more than a year now and the under side used up that last big piece of some brown and white seersucker.
It’s nice because it props her up a little bit so that she can see all the action going on around her and it helps control those flailing baby arms.
P1010004

I also added loops on the sides in case I ever want to hang it up and out of the way on the back of her door, or if I want to add a few links of toys for her when she gets a little older.
P1010018

I think she likes it.
P1010023
And it’s also good for viewing her favorite music box toy–which at this moment I’m realizing is basically baby TV….hmm. not sure how I feel about that.
P1010029

And because it’s friday and this heat and humidity is making me slap-happy, I leave you with some profound lyrical words, straight from the lips of Hanson (it gets really good in that last verse):

In an mmm bop, they’re gone
Plant a seed, plant a flower, plant a rose
You can plant anyone of those
Keep planting to find out which one grows
It’s a secret no one knows
It’s a secret no one knows
No one knows

Mmm bop, ba duba dop
Ba du bop, Ba du dop
Ba du bop, Ba du dop
Ba du

In an mmm bop they’re gone.
In an mmm bop they’re not there.
In an mmm bop they’re gone.
In an mmm bop they’re not there.
Until you lose your hair. But you don’t care.

20 comments on “mmm bop{py}”

  1. Wow, you did a great job with your handmade Boppy! Elizabeth looks very cozy and happy! I’m sure she loves her new ‘view of the world”!

  2. that fabric is so good. no wonder you were hoarding it. loops are always a good idea. nice work. i think i’m going to start adding them to my own clothes. you know… to suck on, hang my keys from, hmmm…

  3. I love that fabric!! I have always kicked myself for not buying yards of it. Once I realized that having a nice stash would be worthwhile, it was all gone!

    what a great idea to make your own boppy.

  4. I really think Elizabeth is gorgeous! Give her a big hug from me! I always loved those soft pyjama’s ‘in one piece’, it makes me want to hug baby’s even more!I also LOVE your new banner! It’s so pure and stylish, just as your whole blog!

  5. Okay, looking at your scottish post and talking about music – I read this mmmm bop thing on Friday and over the weekend I heard the song on NPR closing out some segment – I don’t even know why they were playing it. Whatever. I’m standing in the kitchen with my family all around me, listening to the radio, loading the dishwasher. That song came on and I all but lost it. I don’t think I’d ever really thought about those lyrics before, but Molly, I had to take a deep breath and not look at anyone for a moment or I would burst out full-on crying. It was all good. I felt greatful and foolish all at the same time. So I just thought I’d share that with you and say thanks for giving me something to think about, as you often do.Cheers!And P.S. Miss Elizabeth is adorable.

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