We pulled out the big boy toys yesterday and my heart wanted to cry.
How does my sweet 2.5 month old baby look so big?
Look at those thighs! The head control! Everything looks so much older than 2.5 months to me!
I don't remember time flying this fast with Kate! Maybe it's because she was so much smaller than Will (he's nearly 15 pounds now). Maybe it's because he is our second. Maybe I am jaded and things went this fast last time too. What ever it is, it is very bitter sweet.
I know Will is my last baby and I am totally at peace with this fact. We are so blessed that the Lord brought him to us - he defied the odds! But my momma heart hearts that he has grown up so fast!
I really wish I had a pause button and could cherish every little thing at slow pace!
Kate also seems so much older to me these days! She is talking in sentences, has such a loving heart, and has become quite the helper! She is filled with so much joy!
I am so excited to discover the next phase of parenting - Kate and Will playing together. Kate discovering her imagination. Spending time doing "boy mom" things like days at the ball park. Taking on the role of not just parent, but of friend!
All of these things are dreams of mine that I cannot wait to fulfill.
But that doesn't make the heartache of closing the newborn chapter of my life any easier!
Please tell me I'm not alone in being overly emotional about this!