The Macs

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

levi {two months}

Little Levi...

At two months you are not so little anymore. You are growing fast. And you are a BIG boy. You weighed 14 pounds 12 ounces and were 23.5 inches long at your two month appointment. Slow down little guy! You are hungry ALL the time, so it is no wonder you are growing so much. I even had someone at the grocery store ask me if you were 6 months old the other day. Let's just say he isn't very good at identifying baby ages...surely you don't look THAT big!

You are starting to be so much more interactive. We pulled out Cora's Happy Hippo and you loved it just as much as she did. You smile and talk to the toys. You even started waving your little hands and hitting the toys. You especially love the cow...of course.

You are smiling and talking ALL the time. Your smiles are awesome. You make us smile too. And we love talking to you. Your coos and attentiveness make a mama's heart melt.

We haven't quite figured out sleeping during the day. You are usually a cat napper. Sometimes you sleep for 2-3 hours in the afternoon, but not everyday. You sleep great at night though. You are sleeping 7-8 hours now. You usually sleep from 10-5 and then go back to sleep until 7 or 8. Yeah Levi!

You LOVE your car seat. You sleep great in the car which means we can take you pretty much anywhere. You don't always do so good once we get there, but at least you are good in the car!

Your daddy thinks this outfit is a little arrogant, but's true.
You are a cutie.
And so sweet too.
We love you little big Levi.


Blogger Christina Golden said...

He is adorable! Congrats again!

March 16, 2010 at 6:05 PM  
Blogger Nikki B said...

He is the most adorable little boy! His smiles are contagious!

March 16, 2010 at 6:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He is beautiful!! congratulations to you. The pictures made me smile!! I've been following you on your blog and am so happy for you and your husband!!

March 16, 2010 at 6:16 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

He is truly a handsome baby! I think his smile is just captivating.

Okay, Jess... call me slow, but it just hit me today (and I've been reading your blog for the past 6 months) how hard it would be to get out all the baby things you used with sweet little Cora :( When I read this post and read that you pulled out her hippo toy, my eyes welled up with tears, realizing how hard that must have been for you! All the memories. Wow.
I stopped and said a prayer for you. Its those little things that make me realize I've got no clue what you're going through, but God gives me little glimpses of how to pray for you.

March 16, 2010 at 6:21 PM  
Blogger The Finnans said...

He is soo adorable. :)

March 16, 2010 at 6:38 PM  
Blogger Melissa at Perry Jayne said...

He is so handsome. What an adorable baby boy with a brilliant smile!

March 16, 2010 at 6:45 PM  
Blogger Kristi REDISKE said...

very cute little guy-seems very happy-sounds like you are enjoying him so much! Its so fun to watch for the updates on him-thanks for posting them.

March 16, 2010 at 6:46 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

So so cute!!
Love every one of those pictures!

March 16, 2010 at 6:56 PM  
Blogger MomMom said...

He is SO cute!! Love the pictures. Thanks for sharing.

March 16, 2010 at 7:05 PM  
Blogger Amber said...

Aww, he is such a handsome guy! I am so happy for you that you have this joy in your life again.

March 16, 2010 at 7:07 PM  
Blogger The Tesdalls said...

He is just PRECIOUS!!!!!

March 16, 2010 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

So cute! My 1 year old is only 5 pounds more than Levi...but then again my daughter is only 2nd percentile for weight. :o)

He is adorable!

March 16, 2010 at 7:30 PM  
Blogger Alaina said...

Oh...he just makes me melt, sweet baby boy.

March 16, 2010 at 7:41 PM  
Blogger merlin said...

Levi is just too cute.
How wonderful that he is thriving and there are no worries, except maybe how to provide all those calories that he is obviously consuming. What a big boy, I think that is how much our first weighed at 6 months. You have no idea how the photos of Levi put a smile in my heart. Thank you.

March 16, 2010 at 7:42 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

That smile is precious! God bless you, Levi! :-)

March 16, 2010 at 7:48 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Gretchen had her 4 month appt. last week... even though she's 4 1/2 months. She weighed 14 # 12 oz. I think Levi is going to be like Lawson. He reached the 20# weight limit on his first carseat when he was 5 months old. We couldn't take him to Wal-Mart or anywhere with a shopping cart b/c he couldn't sit up yet!!

March 16, 2010 at 7:51 PM  
Blogger Kara Janzen said...

He is SUCH a cutie, Jess! I'm so glad I could see him again last week...I wish I could've seen a few more of those precious smiles but I'm glad I got in some snuggling time! Thanks again for meeting me!

March 16, 2010 at 8:09 PM  
Blogger Melissa Jensen said...

He is so so cute!!! I love reading your blogs!!

March 16, 2010 at 8:27 PM  
Blogger Abby Johns said...

Levi is a little cutie! I am so happy to hear that he is bringing you so much happiness.

March 16, 2010 at 8:41 PM  
Blogger Tricia said...

Oh my goodness! Those eyes. Those lovable little lips! I would be kissing him all the time.
He is such a handsome little man.

With love and prayers,

March 16, 2010 at 8:41 PM  
Blogger Jodee said...

He is just adorable! What a great little sleeper too!

March 16, 2010 at 8:44 PM  
Blogger Mrs. H said...

Oh I can't believe he is already 2 months! He is absolutely adorable!

March 16, 2010 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Gail said...

Oh my goodness, Jes--he's adorable! I love his little grin! Just got his birth announcement in the mail--love it--it's gonna be my bookmark for a while so I can look at his face saying "hello" to me all the time! Love you--Gail

March 16, 2010 at 8:57 PM  
Anonymous Kathy said...

Hello, I am a long-time follower, but I rarely comment. I just had to write and tell you how precious little Levi is. He gets cuter by the day...and the days are passing quickly. I know that your journey without Cora hasn't been easy, and there are still difficult days, but I'm so glad that God has blessed you with Levi. Best wishes, Kathy

March 16, 2010 at 8:57 PM  
Blogger Lacie and Stephen said...

I have been following your blog since just before Cora passed. I have really enjoyed watching to see what characteristics of Cora's that Levi may have. He sure is a beautiful baby! I am SO happy that your empty arms have been filled, but understand that there is still a nagging leftover from the loss of Cora. There were times I pulled out some of the things we were going to use for our first daughter. When it was time to use them with Jesstine, I couldn't do it! My heart still goes out to you and I also celebrate with you and praise God for the joy you now have in Levi!

March 16, 2010 at 9:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love reading your blog, you are such an inspiration to me and I have learned so much from your strength and faith! I am so thankful that the Lord has blessed you with precious Levi! I am also a mommy of a sweet little boy and know the joy that comes with each new day of discovering this amazing miracle. You are in my prayers! Enjoy your beautiful boy!

March 16, 2010 at 9:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ADORABLE! Makes me smile!


March 16, 2010 at 9:23 PM  
Blogger Jane In The Jungle said...

He is so cute!!!!!! My 4th one grew like that...and she's till big
So get ready for a big boy appetite!

March 16, 2010 at 9:50 PM  
Blogger Trish said...

he is so cute! i just found out i am having a boy and your little boy makes me smile and excited to have a little guy around :)

March 16, 2010 at 9:57 PM  
Blogger Bill and Mary said...

*sigh* He is gorgeous! How fast they grow! And, btw, I LOVE that shirt. :)

March 16, 2010 at 10:13 PM  
Blogger Wallace, family of 5 said...

He is such a cutie!!! And, when your that little, its OK to be arrogant!

March 16, 2010 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Marla Taviano said...

He is crazy cute!!

March 16, 2010 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Wenzel Family said...

Hi there! I have followed you for over a year now...Mr Mac was my science teacher in high school...loved him!!! Your little Levi is SOOOOOOO ADORABLE!!!! Your story and your testimony of our Great Lord is so incredible...keep looking to HIM!

March 16, 2010 at 11:26 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

He is ADORABLE! I love seeing all the pictures of him -and he doesn't look six months old. He sure looks happy, hopefully bringing some extra happiness for mom and dad.

March 16, 2010 at 11:46 PM  
Anonymous AshleyAnn said...

He is awesome! I love second picture...not sure what about it, but I like it. Very day to day beautiful.

March 17, 2010 at 12:12 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

What an absolute doll!! The third picture down is so great! What an expression.
Moments of joy...

March 17, 2010 at 1:24 AM  
Anonymous Diana said...

Ohhhhh look at those huge smiles on that handsome boy! My oh my, he is growing so fast! Hmmmm, I can see how maybe he might be sorta kinda in a way mistaken for almost 6 months. Maybe. LOL!

What a HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY post! Sooooooo good to see HAPPY for you guys!

Personally, I think the shirt is quite appropriate. :-D

{hugz} and prayers!

March 17, 2010 at 1:28 AM  
Blogger Micah said...

He is absolutely adorable!! Thanks for sharing your journal with us.

March 17, 2010 at 7:44 AM  
Blogger Toni :O) said...

He is the sweetest his beautiful smile and so happy that he makes you smile!

March 17, 2010 at 8:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh he is getting cuter and cuter! I love his outfit in the last picture, it can't be arrogant when it's so true :) He sure is a big boy, at 1-yr baby Kate is just over 17lbs! Keep growing big and strong Levi!!!

Still praying for you in FL,

March 17, 2010 at 8:18 AM  
Blogger Kristin Stegent said...

He is SO cute! Love these pics! My daughter will be 5 months this week and weighs 13 lbs 10 oz. ;) At least Levi is a dude...and a very cute one at that! He doesn't look big in the pics tho!

March 17, 2010 at 8:34 AM  
Blogger Doug and Sarah said...

As I was just reading your blog, Caden came up behind me and said, "That baby is cute. He looks like Cora." I explained that's because Levi is Cora's little brother and they must have the same cute genes! Levi's adorable!!

March 17, 2010 at 8:37 AM  
Blogger The Evans' said...

Levi is such a handsome little guy! What a happy baby! :)

March 17, 2010 at 9:59 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

He deserves that shirt 150%!!! I love these pictures, I love his smile! I love that he is loving Happy Hippo just like Cora!

March 17, 2010 at 10:14 AM  
Anonymous Courtney said...

Levi is so CUTE!!!

March 17, 2010 at 11:00 AM  
Blogger Tonya said...

What a precious, precious little man you've got!!!

March 17, 2010 at 11:03 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Those are awesome pics! I love his smile!

March 17, 2010 at 12:49 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

He is SO handsome! thanks for sharing these pics!

March 17, 2010 at 12:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't usually comment but I love reading your blog. I love that sweatshirt! And it is true. He is just the cutest little baby boy ever!!


March 17, 2010 at 1:12 PM  
Blogger Lane Gunter said...

I thought my little boy was the cutest in the whole wide world, but he and Levi might tie for the cutest little boy!! :) Levi is PRECIOUS!! Oh man!! Soooo cute! Thanks for sharing!

March 17, 2010 at 2:24 PM  
Blogger Chad and Jody said...

Levi is just too cute. I show your blog to my girls every so often and they just coo at little Levi. Thanks for sharing! He's so photogenic.

March 17, 2010 at 4:16 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

He's getting so big - and soooo adorable!! What a great smile. :)

My daughter has never been a napper. She sleeps great at night but naps are very short. I hope he gets to napping better for you!

March 17, 2010 at 4:36 PM  
Anonymous Kim said...

He is absolutely precious!!!!

March 17, 2010 at 5:43 PM  
Blogger Christine said...

Be still my heart. He is just adorable!!

March 17, 2010 at 6:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He is so adorable, love his smile alot. Yes, they do grow up so fast, mine are all growned up and now they have given us such cute grandblessings and they are too growing so quickly.

March 17, 2010 at 7:52 PM  
Blogger Marie said...

He has Cora's beautiful eyes.

March 17, 2010 at 8:10 PM  
Anonymous Sheryl from Colorado said...

Hi there Jess~

Love the pictures of your ADORABLE lil' man. He has got to be one of the cutest babies ever. I have been thinking of you and wanted to know if you wanted me to add to your Cora bracelet? I can add another strand with the name Levi on it. Let me know and I will be happy to do this for you! Of course my gift to you!

E-mail me at and let me know!

March 17, 2010 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

awww....levi is so adorable! he looks a lot like cora in those pictures :)

March 17, 2010 at 9:33 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

You guys make the most beautiful little people I have ever seen. ever.

March 17, 2010 at 10:03 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

Simply adorable.

March 17, 2010 at 10:21 PM  
Blogger The Moffats said...

Oh, little Levi. You are so stinkin cute. And your darling little outfit (from someone who really loves you a LOT) really is not arrogant at all. You see, we all know that your good looks and cuteness come from...none other than... your MOMMMA...and she is as far from arrogant as they come :)

Joel - Hunter very randomly said in the car today, "Look momma! A tractor like Uncle Joel's! That was soooo fun!" He was looking at a yellow digger when he said this so I'm not sure if he was remembering your 4-wheel drive or the actual tractors but whatever it was made a definite impression on the boy.

Love you all.

March 17, 2010 at 10:21 PM  
Blogger Aja said...

He is just too sweet! Love those cheeks!

March 18, 2010 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Jenifer's Journey said...

Happy Two Months Levi he is so cute ...I love the shirt lol

March 18, 2010 at 3:03 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

Two months!!! Wow! Times flies. Speaking of which, my little guy is turning two tomorrow. I am glad you are offering boy clothing in your shop because I would like to get something for my boy. Keep up the growth report. It is worth every line. Btw, he IS a cutie!

March 18, 2010 at 3:43 PM  
Anonymous traci said...

OH.MY.WORD...he is just the cutest baby boy I have seen in forever!!!!!! Truly, just yummy :)

March 18, 2010 at 9:11 PM  
Blogger sassy said...

so sweet-your pics are super great!

March 18, 2010 at 10:16 PM  
Anonymous Karina said...

Gorgeous big boy! My boys were huge babies too, 20 lbs by 6 mos. My daughter not at all - I guess it's a boy thing. Time to get a huge freezer!!!

March 19, 2010 at 8:35 AM  
Blogger The Schilling's from Cimarron said...

WHAT a DOLLY!!!! I just want to squeeze those little chunky cheeks! Sounds like he is keeping you busy and you are enjoying every minute! missing you and sending lots of love your way!

March 19, 2010 at 11:47 AM  
Blogger Tara said...

love that third picture!!! so so stinkin' cute!!!

March 19, 2010 at 3:33 PM  
Blogger laura said...

Thanks for sharing Levi's birth announcement, I can see why you had a hard time. His little eys just shine with love.
May God continue to Bless your family.

March 20, 2010 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam & Dylan Too said...

Happy 2 months, Levi! He is adorable!

March 21, 2010 at 12:44 AM  

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