Our pal Ruth came and spent the night last night. We had Cuban take out. She says she has noticed a big difference in Edda’s responsiveness and interest in creating rapport with other people in the 6 months since she last saw her. Since I see Edda everyday, it’s harder for me to gauge changes in her behavior or personality, but I have been feeling that Edda’s been happier and more easily engaged in laughter and play.
Childcare has been sorted out. We’ve matched with an au pair who has already been in the US for a month or so who’s original match has not been working out for various reasons that I believe will not pose a problem for us.