cropping on number one is definitely awkward. An attempt to salvage this one might crop above the elbows. In the future, "break the joints". Realizing this is not a posed shot, breaking the joints refers to having the body's joints in any other position than where they would be if you were just standing straight and looking at the camera ... lift arms from body, bend elbows and wrists, etc
two has the blanket encroaching on the face, otherwise a nice photo.
both could use the subject to not be smack in the middle of the frame.
good work, keep it up!
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