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That's Jen, my sis-in-law on my right and me with my big-tummied Aidan


Hmm..recently, several people had commented that Aidan's pretty big sized..for his age that is..The best so far was terminalcase42's confinement nanny...When she saw Aidan, she asked me in mandarin whether he was 1 year old (ok, she said it in a way that i didn't understand - dui shuay or somethin..) I foolishly nodded my head without comprehending what she said until later, I had to clarify that Aidan was only 6 months old, not 1 year old..to which she exclaimed in Mandarin "Wah, very big and tall for a 6 months old baby. Can pass off for a 1 year old actually!"..

Weird....when I look at him, I don't figure him to be that 'big-sized'.. chubby yes but physically wise, I thought it was that of a 6/7 month-er...only thing that seemed to have gotten bigger was his rounded tummy (which his granddad insist, is a Lee Tradition)..I know for a fact from my aching arms that he has gotten heavier. Funny, I thought babies usually lose weight when they are sick. This fella gains pounds instead.
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MIL with a blur looking Aidan who had just woken up from his nap in the car...
Sadly, this was the only pic taken at the zoo..after I snapped this, the red light blinked and battery was completely sapped..


We went to the zoo on Sunday morning ..with our parent in-law and brother in-law + family..Unfortunately, I left the switch on my cam on so when we reached the zoo, the battery had died so no pics *sob*.. Brought the video camcorder tho..The weather was great in the morning..really cooling so the walk ard the zoo was pretty nice..Aidan was of coz too young to be enamoured by the animals..he stayed in his stroller and lip-locked his cookie monster most of the time.
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*sigh*..I still can't figure out how to transfer video images from the digicamcorder to the computer. I've got a panasonic digicamcorder and the software which they provided with it was a DV studio and a SD Viewer..read all manuals and faq many times but all they mentioned were the transfer of still pics instead of moving pictures *headache*..am I reading it wrongly or do I have the wrong software?? And yeah, any good recommendation where I can get a domain for storing video images too?

Token pics of Aidan :D..

A serious lookin Aidan..A goofy lookin Aidan ...
When Aidan smiles, his eyes becomes all slitty and small..

At play...

Preparing for a raspberry attack~


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troubadour42
Jul. 13th, 2003 06:57 pm (UTC)
I have difficulty understanding the confinement lady as well. She's from Malaysia, and uses certain phrases which are not commonly heard locally. But yes, we found Aidan to be quite big for his age. Something in mother's milk?
angeliatay
Jul. 13th, 2003 07:15 pm (UTC)
The thing is..Aidan's actually only in the medium percentile..based on the paed's charts. Thats' why i never figured him to be big. So, there are actually other larger-sized, bigger tummied 6/7 month-er babies ard :D..

Heh..u will be surprised how many total breastfed babies come out really big, strong n healthy (Aidan is only partially bfed)..happyqile & chayhm's kids are just two such babies I know of..on the other hand, I also know of some formula fed babies who remain small & scrawny..so, when pple say bfeedin aint gd/enough for babies, you know it aint true..
Our BBs seem to grow overnight! - sonday - Jul. 15th, 2003 03:40 am (UTC) - Expand
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jaz_aug
Jul. 13th, 2003 07:37 pm (UTC)
fatty fatty!!

anywayz.. here's an early HAPPY BDAY 2 U angelia!! *hugz*
angeliatay
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:14 pm (UTC)
who u callin fat *kbish*
Aidan's punches quite lethal one u know hehe

Thanks..*sigh*..old old old liao..And you birthday's comin next month too~!!
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(Anonymous)
Jul. 13th, 2003 08:54 pm (UTC)
Hey Angelia

We almost went to the zoo yesterday too, otherwise may be we would have meet there. LOL!

Yeah, yesterday the weather was very good.

I like the last 2 pixs - handsome looking boy :)

Wendy
http://www.rock.per.sg
angeliatay
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:16 pm (UTC)
Aiyah! Wasted or else we could have met and Peter could have helped me take some pics hehehe

Actually, yesterday weather was really great for zoo-going. Cool and breezey..we walked so long and it wasnt even tiring until almost @2pm, when the sun started to shine quite a bit..How come u guys changed ur minds in the end?
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laurapoon
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:26 pm (UTC)
Nice Pics
Hi Angelia,

The last 2 pictures look great. I don't know if you can remember me, I ask you about Live Journal over AP group, and you had sent me a reply via a personal email. I had just signed up Live Journal, but got problems posting, may I know what software you use to edit Journal, where did you put your pics... can advise me on this? Your help will be greatly appreciated!!!
angeliatay
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:54 pm (UTC)
Re: Nice Pics
Hi Laura..
Welcome to LJ!!!
And if that's ur daughter in the userpic, i gotta she looks really cute n cheeky!! She has chubby cheeks like Aidan!!!!!
Ok, try downloading the semagic software which u can download here:
http://www.livejournal.com/community/ljwin32_sema/
It makes LJ writing so much easier..

I have my pictures all at a paid pic server :www.picturetrail.com but you can also upload them at www.shutterfly.com which is free. For instructions on how to link the pics, go here..

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ashmay
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:27 pm (UTC)
hee.. im one of those who gain lots of weight when im sick too.. cos i eat alot more that usual when im sick.. hee.. but babies are always cuter when they're fat and chubby?right?!hee...
angeliatay
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:58 pm (UTC)
Just wonderin, why is that ur name shows as anoymous on my comments page when u have an LJ? weird..

hee..well, I guess it depends what 'sickness' it is then..if it's somethin like stomach flu, eatin makes u sicker but if it's jus a simple cold, I tend to eat more too. Yeah chubby babies are cute but not 'obese' ones..I just wanna make sure Aidan doesnt get too fat :P
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anselmpiuslong
Jul. 13th, 2003 09:39 pm (UTC)
This is dh. Aidan looks so cute with his 'big' tummy, and also the last photo of his smiling. :) I find his eyes quite magical, it's like they can talk to you. When he is not smiling, he is like Anselm, pretty serious. I think babies exhibit similar behaviours.

As for capturing video from your digi-cam to PC, you need a capture card of some sort where you can plug in the cables from the cam into the PC. I think you should have that, right? If you connection is right, when you use the DV studio software, u shld be able to RECORD the video when you press the PLAY button at the digi-cam. U press STOP where u want to and shld be able to save the file as an .avi file or something. With that, u can upload the file for downloading in a website. I do not know of any site that could host video files for free, let me know too if you found one. I guess it will be difficult for them to offer such services for free, because the video file sizes are very big. That 15 sec video clip of Anselm 'swimming' is already 4.5 MB. Anyway, hope I have been of some help to u.
angeliatay
Jul. 14th, 2003 02:02 am (UTC)
I think Aidan's eyes looks expressive becuz they are quite wet/teary most of the time (his tear ducts are not well developed yet)..Yeah, most of our babies exhibit similar behaviors and development wise, some are of coz slower or faster but sooner or later, they'll reach that milestone..I find Anselm pretty well developed for his age..He can sit up straight fairly early and he's really tall and toned for an almost 7 month-er..

Hmm..I actually realised that is a hardware (Pinnacle DV studio) that I've yet to install in my computer and that is probably what will help me transfer the video images into my computer (blur me)..the DV studio which I downloaded from disc is probably just for still images. Thanks anyway!!! Will test n try..

Just wondeirn, where did u upload ur video..even if it's that short. I'm am thinkin of gettin a paid domain actually since I probably will upload afair bit of videos..
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(Anonymous)
Jul. 14th, 2003 02:24 am (UTC)
hello the name of the gel is Esteny slimmin waist fit sauna it's a japanese product & is available at sasa ard $15 per bottle..:)

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angeliatay
Jul. 14th, 2003 03:32 am (UTC)
Thanks..the name of it sounds kinda familiar tho :)
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hotshotss
Jul. 14th, 2003 06:46 am (UTC)
if yours uses Firewire, then you can just transfer and use Adobe Premiere to do the vid stuff. wow tech savvy mom. hahah!

btw. doesn't breast milk contain vitamins, antibodies from the mom which pass immunity to the baby..etcetc...so its supposedly better than formula?
ashleyneo
Jul. 14th, 2003 07:51 pm (UTC)
Yup yup yup, BM is the BEST!!
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alcatel
Jul. 16th, 2003 04:17 am (UTC)
elloz.chanced upon ur journal randomly.ur son realli darn cute lehz!
mind if i add u as a fren?
angeliatay
Jul. 16th, 2003 04:57 am (UTC)
Re:
eh add ahead but hope u dun mind that I wait till u have more entries than I'll add u back :)
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