One Year Old
Our little man turns a year old today. People aren’t kidding when they say that time flies by. It feels like I was just holding our 8 pound, 11 ounce nugget in the hospital.
This past year has been the best year of my life because of Owen and the bond Brad and I have made by becoming parents. Owen has brought so much more love into our lives.
It’s hard to put into words the love I have for this little guy. Every day is a good day because I get to wake up and see his smiling face, hear his babbles and giggles, and watch him explore the world around him.
My one piece of advice to future and new parents is to soak it all in. The squishy baby phase goes by so quickly. So don’t be afraid to snuggle your little one a little longer– the dishes and laundry can wait.
Also, get a smartphone with a lot of storage or invest in Dropbox Pro because there’s no such thing as taking too many photos or videos of your little one.
Happy first birthday to our happy, easy-going, sociable, inquisitive, snuggly boy. We love you with all our hearts.
Happy Birthday to the sweetest grandson ever! Grandma and Grandpa love you very much!!
Felicidades Owen y que cumplas muchos más…………..muchos bsos para [email protected] que lo paseis muy bien
You take the cutest pictures of your baby! What camera do you use? Any tips on taking better pictures?
My favorite is the “Gobble till’ you wobble” pic! Congrats on your happy family!
Thanks, Dania! Almost all of the photos in the collages were taken with my iphone 5S. I think only the 4th of July pic was taken with my new iphone 6. None were taken with my DSLR. I wrote this post about taking better smartphone photos: https://www.twotwentyone.net/2013/03/favorite-phone-camera-apps-tips/ Hope that helps!
I remember being so mad because you had your baby on my due date, I ended up having my baby a whole week later…but anyways Happy 1st birthday!!
Hahaha! Sorry. I was annoyed that I had him on an odd numbered day– I’m weird and the only odd number I like is 5.
So sweet. Happy Birthday little one! Our son will be 2 in November and I can’t get over how fast the time is zooming past me. This motherhood things brings out all the feels. What a gift.
Thank you! It stinks that it goes by so fast. I wish the length of time for the infant stage and teenage stage could swap. I’d rather deal with a snuggly 6 month old for 5-7 years than a moody, hormonal teenager. Hah!
Awe! Happy Birthday to the baby who’s organizational mommy is my hero! Mine turned 5 months today so I will give her extra snuggles and ask her to slow down!
Hah! Thanks so much! Yes, tell her to stop aging. I wish I could have my chubby 5 month old back.
Happy first birthday, Owen!! I love that picture of the bubbles all over his chin!
Sooo cute! Happy Birthday to your little man, and to you- happy anniversary of becoming a mama. 🙂
Thank you, Brie!
Happy birthday Owen !!
Where did you get Owen’s “Yo” onesie?