And he's 11 months old. How in the WORLD did that happen?
Makes this mama sad, yet at the same time, each and every stage has been more fun than the last.
But it doesn't really matter. As much as I love watching him grow and learn and get cuter, I still want to cry when I look at the photographs of like yesterday, was it? where he's an itsy witsy witsy, WITSY bitsy baby.
But look at him! All grown-up and HANDSOME. Oh my gosh.
He is literally the cutest thing I have ever laid eyes on.
Sometimes I look at him and think, "My word, somebody is so lucky to have such a nice little boy!"
and then I slap myself around a little bit and say, "DOH, you're his mama!"
He's a smart 11 month-old. Very active, very mobile, very curious.
Not that we're pushing him to grow up any faster of course. Ha.
He teaches me so much.
About simple pleasures of life.
About being a mom.
The one thing that makes me wonder how he could be my child are those eye lashes. Oh my word. Wicked long. Sometimes I just want to put mascara on them.
Definitely not a feature he got from me.
Or maybe that explains what happened to mine.....
But then again, he is his dad's child, and his dad has amazing eye lashes too. Of which I am jealous.
What kind of a wife and mom am I? To be jealous of such things??
I really, really love this boy.
This sweet, adorable, precious little man.
Jimmy, you give us so much joy.
We love you so much.
We can't wait to watch you grow, to help you learn, to be your rock.
You're our little man and a cute Pumpy-umpy-umpkin one at that!
Big, slobbery kisses back at you, Mr. Pumpkin Spice.
**And in case anybody might be wondering, he actually is not always so somber. He just gets that way in front of the camera, little stinky butt. Hehe.
****This photo shoot was 100% impromptu. We were out playing in the perfect Autumn, albeit overcast, day and I took special note of the lighting and the pumpkin and the leaves and the really, really super cute boy in his plaid flannel shirt and couldn't resist.
******Double Dog Dare ya to pick a favorite photo.