Wednesday, September 23, 2015

My Dearest Little - 12 Month Letter

My Dearest Little,

You are one!  I cannot believe it, and yet, here we are.  You are no longer considered an infant or a baby, but a big boy and toddler.  I am not quite sure how my mama heart feels about that, but you are sure loving it.

We started out this 12th month of your life with a bang!  You slept for 14 hours and have slept a consistent 12+ every night since and I am not complaining.  I know you are growing and learning so much and I am honestly okay with it.

I love watching you learn new words and new tricks.  You clearly understand when we ask you to close the cupboards or open your mouth.  You know that your dogs hang out outside and if you bang on the slider loud enough they will come to you.  You know that when we leave your sight it's usually to go to the bathroom and it fascinates you to come find us.

As much as I miss you being my little snuggle muffin, you have grown into such a big boy but you are still super snuggly, so I'll take it.

I can't believe that a whole year has passed.  I still feel as though we just brought you home a month ago and were experiencing all of your firsts.  We still have many firsts left to go though, so I look forward to those.

Snuggle Muffin, promise me this.  
Promise me that even though you are ONE now you won't forget the sound of my heart beating for you.  
Promise me that even though you are ONE now you won't forget the way I smell when I rock you to sleep each night.  
Promise me that even though you are ONE now that you won't turn into a teenager tomorrow and start "hating" us.

We love you so much and can't wait to see how you continue to grow.  You have made us the luckiest people in the world and we are still so proud, honored and blessed to have you call us Mommy and Daddy.

Always remember that we might not know all the words to the songs, but we will sing them loud and proud to you each and every time.



12 Month Statistics:
Height: 31 inches :: You've grown 11 inches since you were born!
Weight: 23 pounds ::  You've gained 15 pounds since you were born!
Head:  18.5 inches :: Your head has grown 5.5 inches since you were born!
Clothes: 12-18 Months
Teeth:  You have 6 teeth now!

Photo Dump:

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  1. well this made me tear up at my desk. you are such a good mama, with such a sweet boy. happy one year to caleb!

  2. What a cute little man! It really is so fun watching children grow up, learn new things, and be so excited about what they're learning. :-) But it's also a little bittersweet too.