How did we get here? I swear yesterday I was holding a brand new baby in the hospital trying to stay awake so I could catch his every second of life. He got the hiccups shortly after birth and they were the sweetest..he had been having them 3 times a day in my belly for weeks.
Looking back at pictures of the first few minutes, hours, days, weeks, and then months– is hard for a Momma. You want your babies to go and experience the world, but each time they accomplish something new it’s very bittersweet. I know in the blink of an eye I will be looking back at pictures over the years, which seems impossible to accept right now.
I will say that planning his birthday party and cake smash were fun. Even if I wasn’t excited that at the end I would have a one year old TODDLER. Although, he will always be my baby.
As I was trying to get Eli to sit still so I could get a few pictures of him before he tore into his cake with his cute little banner I made– he thought the purpose was to crawl away as fast as he could. After about 10 minutes I saw the twizzlers left over from his party and presented him with his first ever. Clearly he was excited to get it!
And then I thought I could take it away really quick because I didn’t really want him eating it anyways.. and my big idea was to hold it above the camera and he’d smile and be his cute little self.. Wrong!
But then we got the cake out and all was right in the world again.
..and I had a really big mess to clean up!