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Monday, August 18, 2008

Baby Gone ~ Sigh.

Two years ago... Baby Leif Benjamin was born.

Now the baby face is turning into a little boy face.

It's killing me. It really is.

It kills you to see them grow up.
But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

11 comments:

proudgrits11 said...

I am SO with you. It kills me, too. Mine is going on three and is such a BOY. No baby left--except a little fat on the thighs!! :)
A great picture, too--love the various effects!!
I love babies and all things kid--so we're trying for #2! :) They change too fast!!

Michelle B said...

My youngest turn 2 last month. Kinda makes me want to have another...sigh.

Cute pics!

Anonymous said...

I love all the pictures and I'm so glad you're back! :) What program do you use to edit your photos?

Amy Jones

SKELLER said...

Well, at least while you gaze upon his still adorable, but not-so-baby-anymore face ... you can imagine it with lots of different Boutwell actions applied to it!!
;-)

At least his feet still don't touch the ground ...

Heidi said...

Amy~ I'm using Photoshop with Totally Rad Photoshop actions (and a few free Pioneer Woman action downloads here and there...). It is addicting, I tell ya...

skeller~ Now to figure out how to choose *one* action... ;-)

heather said...

Wonderful photos! And that is a good quote.

Beth said...

I don't know how you could decide which photo! I love seeing how you play though with your pics.

I have no babies...but my boy still love their mommy and like to cuddle! That helps.

E and T said...

Hi Heidi

I will be where you are now in two years time. Blake is just over six weeks now. I relate to what you're saying though, as I see my little girl growing up so quickly.

The quote you included in this post is so true.

Love
Elise

Christina said...

Aww, he's so precious. They grow up way too fast!

the good, the bad & the ugly said...

The pain is bittersweet. I know what you mean. He is so adorable!

Kiley said...

We almost have two birthday twins! Isaac will turn two on the 25th. Love the quote...so true! Sweet picture of Leif!