Baby Cal Turns 3!

This weekend our sweet “Baby” Cal is turning three.

It’s just such a bittersweet thing as these birthdays come and go for me.

I remember holding this sweet boy as a newborn. A Benjamin Button-esque newborn, but beautiful nonetheless.

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It didn’t take long for him to plump up and de-wrinkle and before we knew it he was a ball of chubby, fuzzy-haired goodness.

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While he has gone through some physical appearance changes, one thing has remained the same. He is still the sweet, sensitive, cuddly little babe he always has been.

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His laugh, infectious. His mindset, determined. His love, all-in.

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This boy rocks my world. And as he grows another year older, a bit of me is excited to see him continue to grow into an amazing human being. But a bit of me also wants to hold onto whatever ounce of baby is left in him and hold on tightly.

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Because it’s slipping.

But I sure am holding!

And this weekend we will celebrate this sweet boy.

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Comments

  1. Happy birthday to your little man! My son just turned 4 last week – I totally feel you about them growing too fast. I love birthdays, but a part of me grieves a bit about my babies not being babies anymore.

  2. Christina says:

    It amazes me how fast they grow. My daughter Micheala is going to be 11 and is only 6 inches shorter than me, she already wears the same size shoe as me and as I look at her pictures, like you said the “baby” in her is going away a little more everyday. Its so bittersweet, they grow up and develop personalities and they also need you less and less… :(
    I will have a 7 year old, an 8 year old step son and an 11 year old by the end of this year… it goes by so fast.

    Happy Birthday Cal!

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