Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Growing up

Our baby is no longer... he's now our little boy.

With all of the struggles with weight gain and the fact that Owen has little head control, no trunk control and, unlike most other 20 month olds who are walking, needs to be carried from place to place, we've found ourselves a bit stuck in time. Owen has, up until Elliot's arrival, still seemed like our little baby.

I've shed a few tears these last few days, looking at my little boy and realizing that he's growing up. We cut his hair yesterday for the first time in months and I cried - again. He has such beautiful locks and the longer hair made him look so sweet. Things were starting to get a bit unruly, though, and so I decided to finally him a little boy haircut. He looks even sweeter but, alas, that baby look is gone. I am slowly becoming okay with this as I know that all of this means he is growing into his role as big brother, as much in our eyes as in his.

7 comments:

Shannon said...
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Shannon said...

I had more to add, sorry for the delete.

Anyways, he is such a handsome boy, too. I totally know what you mean, though. Darsie really grew up in front of our eyes when we brought Elise home. Amazing.

karengberger said...

He is sooo handsome, and his new haircut is adorable.

jennifer said...

What a handsome little boy with a sweet smile! He looks like he's been putting on some weight too. How exciting. What an amazing family you all are.

Ellen said...

OH, he is still little!!! Not a baby, but still deliciously little! I know what you mean, comparatively he seems so much bigger. But when I look back at photos of Max and baby Sabrina, Max still looks so young. Enjoy this precious time. He is so very handsome, especially with that styling new cut.

Bird said...

I know, right? We have to correct ourselves when we call Charlie the baby. It's kind of cool too.

Angela said...

Owen has grown so much!! I always get wistful when I look back at my kids baby pictures!!