Thursday, February 24, 2011

She's Growing Up


After Charlie got up from his nap, and before we had dinner,
I took the kids outside to get some fresh air. 

I pushed Charlie in his little car/bike/thingy
and Claire rode on her 'tooter scooter'
(which is a term coined from 'Wow Wow Wubbzy')


I watched her as she rode along and it just struck me how old she's getting.

She's turning 4 soon and all signs of a baby have disappeared.

I know I'm not supposed to get sentimental until her actual birthday
but my little pookey baby is no long a baby. 

... sigh ...

she really is becoming a Big Girl.

don't get me wrong - I love it

but I also miss this
(although, the fact that she's potty trained now is a pretty sweet deal)

9 comments:

Kmoana said...

oh rach, they grow up too fast dont they? love the chubby cheek baby pic ...adorable :) and b's fave show? wowwowwubbzy. she calls her ball her kicketykickball! xoxo

Big House Creations said...

So, so, so fast. :( My baby boy turns 7 on Sunday. Just thinking about it makes me teary. That picture of little Claire is beautiful. Enjoy her almost-four-ness!

Leah said...

She is so adorably cute! It's weird how some days it just hits you, "they're growing up". :( I always love your pictures of your little kiddies. They have such meaning in them. Congrats on your loving family R! :)

Kim H. said...

Claire is beautiful. The future holds so much for mother/daughter moments...good times and challenging times, but they are oh, so worth it. And I love the two bottom teeth pictures, the cutest!

Amber said...

I hear you... it really does go by way to fast. Just wait til your youngest is close to 4 (cue the tears) it is HARD!

HighFiveMama said...

She was the cutest little peanut ever when she was a baby Rachel and is just as sweet now but in an older kinda way. Makes us mamas a little sad sometimes!!

The Parsons' blog said...

it's the story of my life lately. i'd push *freeze* every once in awhile if I could. tooter scooter. haha

Kelly said...

My oldest is going to be a freshman in highschool!! AHHH!! It does hit you harder on certain days and you wonder how the days flew by so quickly...your babies are beautiful!!
Kelly

Lucille05 said...

Love this post. I remember similar moments with my girls, realizing that the baby in them is gone. Good times to come, however. Four might just be my favorite age.

 
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