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Stopping time...

Can we?
Can we please stop time?
My little C is 1 week old already.
*sigh*
I know...I know...papa laughed too when I said this, but come on!  Time goes by so fast.  I need to cherish and remember these moments...every moment.

C in her Grandma's cashmere baby outfit from 1953!!  I love how it is roomy enough for the cloth diapers since that's all they had back then!

I was asked today if I ever get the "Baby Blues" after my children are born.  No.  I am always ecstatic...high on life and the ability to give life! 

I do get a bit melancholic though.  I look at my newborn and then I look at my other 2 girls and I just can't believe how much they've grown.  I know they were once this small too, but where did the time go?

Of course I want them to grow and become their own person, but at the same time I wish they would all stay tiny and helpless.  I really do...

Then I think of my Mom.
Mom, how do you feel now that your little bunny is all grown up with children of her own?
Now that is a head trip!  One day my babies will have babies!

F is 5 and full of wonder and questions.  This morning she got to pick fresh parsley from the garden for our green smoothies.

*Stop time...please?*

E is 2 and is a cheery little one who loves to talk talk talk about everyone and everything.  Today she carried this little owl around all day and gave birth to it a million times.

*Stop time...please?*

C is 1 week old and is experiencing something new every second.  I hate to do it...but she's got to go in the carseat at some point, right?  It obviously didn't bug her too much.

*Stop time...please?

Oh how I love you my little girls...

3 comments:

  1. This post certainly rings true for me. My little one is almost 6 months and every day I wish she would stop getting older yet want to see her flourish into the sweet little girl she is. Thank you for another great post!

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  2. Congratulations on your new addition! She's perfect. I just read your birth story and it just sounds so peaceful. I hope it was as special for you as it sounded :)

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  3. She is so sweet - I can't wait to give her a little snuggle! XOXO

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