The Macs

Friday, September 3, 2010

levi {eight months}

I can't believe it is almost fall and you are eight months old.
Time is going by way too fast.

I can't believe how much you are starting to move.
You are not quite crawling, but getting so close.
I bet in the next few weeks you are going to be 
getting into everything.

I can't believe the weird positions I find you in now.
What exactly are you trying to do silly boy?

I can't believe how much you eat...
...which would explain those big thighs 
you are working so hard to support.

I can't believe you started liking your pacifier so much again.
It was just okay when you were first born, 
but now that you can put it in yourself you love it.
You always put your pacifier in upside down or sideways.

I can't believe how brave you are. 
You are pulling yourself up on everything, even your toy basket.

I can't believe how funny you are. 
You tilt your head in a very exaggerated way to the side 
when you are trying to look at something.
You laugh a lot and we laugh a lot with you.

I can't believe your first two teeth are popping through.
You can't quite see them in your pictures yet,
but pretty soon you will have a toothy grin.

I can't believe that dada was your first word. 
But two days later you surprised me by saying mama.
I love hearing those words again.

I can't believe you are clapping your hands.
And waving and giving high fives too.
You sure know how to make people smile.

I can't believe how much you like your blanket.
You always sleep with it. 
Just like your sister.

I can't believe how special you are. 


Blogger Bill and Mary said...

Must be a boy thing! My son loved putting his paci in sideways and upside down too!

I just love watching Levi grow!

September 3, 2010 at 2:03 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Levi is so adorable! You are so blessed!

September 3, 2010 at 2:15 PM  
Blogger The Fishers said...

Such a handsome and happy little man!

September 3, 2010 at 2:16 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

I absolutely adore him. Great photos and wonderful post. Happy 8 months Levi!

September 3, 2010 at 2:20 PM  
Blogger Amber said...

Your little man is absolutely adorable! You did a wonderful job of capturing this sweet stage of his life through photos.

September 3, 2010 at 2:21 PM  
Anonymous Ceri said...

Love Him! He is so Stinking cute! And you can see Cora in his face.
How do you get anything done when you can just stare and play with him all day!

PS beware of new interest in the paci.... my son had a few times where he dropped his interest and I should have took it away then.... he will be 3 on 10/5 and we have finally broke him down to weekend naps, and only in the car. :)

September 3, 2010 at 2:22 PM  
Blogger anne said...

LOVE him!! So cute! Thanks for keeping all of us "strangers" posted on your little man!

September 3, 2010 at 2:23 PM  
Blogger Marianne said...

He looks like such a happy little guy and quite the charmer too, I bet! Nothing cuter than some chunky thighs on a baby!

September 3, 2010 at 2:38 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Your little guy is adorable! You have to love those legs! My little guy's looked like that too, and I miss them now that he is a toddler. :)

Have a good weekend!

September 3, 2010 at 2:43 PM  
Blogger Mrs. H said...

Omgoodness! Mr. Levi you are too stinkin' cute! I want to squeeze those little legs! Happy 8th month birthday sweet boy!

September 3, 2010 at 2:44 PM  
Blogger Rach said...

He is adorable. Happy 8 months!

September 3, 2010 at 2:45 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Gilbert Settle said...

he is absolutely adorable! where did you find that whale onesie?? happy 8 months levi!!

September 3, 2010 at 2:47 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

He is SO cute, I almost can't stand how cute he is!!
Happy 8 months to all of you.

September 3, 2010 at 2:48 PM  
Blogger Tara said...

Aww! Happy 8 months Levi! He is just precious!!! I love all your pictures! :)

September 3, 2010 at 3:08 PM  
Blogger Joyce said...

He is just too adorable and looks like such a happy boy. Enjoy your weekend!

September 3, 2010 at 3:28 PM  
Blogger Lauren said...

Aw, he is such a sweet boy!!!! Getting so big :)

September 3, 2010 at 3:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Such beautiful pictures! He is darling!

What kind of camera do you use? it takes great pictures and the coloring is amazing in the photos!

September 3, 2010 at 3:38 PM  
Blogger The Boccias said...

That boy is too cute! And your pictures are awesome! My favorites are the head tilt and the weird positions. Talia pushes herself up like that, too. Something about those thighs maybe? :) Happy 8 months to Levi!

September 3, 2010 at 3:42 PM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

OH!!! he is just pure yumminess.

September 3, 2010 at 3:42 PM  
Blogger Kahla said...

What a doll! Happy 8 months Levi!

September 3, 2010 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger Florida Blog Chick said...

Oh believe it, mama. He is just darling. Great pics. I love them all. :O)

September 3, 2010 at 4:36 PM  
Blogger Gail said...

I can't believe how much I love this little guy, and I've never even met him! Hoping to change that soon! Still trying to decide if we're really going to the walk/run--we have friends visiting from OK that weekend that we'd love to see, as well. Ah...what to do??? Love ya--Gail

September 3, 2010 at 4:42 PM  
Blogger The Schilling's from Cimarron said...

HOLY COW he is ADORABLE! thanks for sharing the sweet pictures of him! Miss you lots! we are all good, just way busy with school!

Hope to talk to you soon!

Love to all!


September 3, 2010 at 4:46 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

He is at my very very favorite baby age!! I love 8 months. They are at their peak babyhood and full of rolls and chub. Still a true baby but learning so much each day. He is such a beautiful baby, you must be one proud mama!

September 3, 2010 at 4:55 PM  
Blogger Raising Koehns said...

He is so precious! Enjoy every moment!

September 3, 2010 at 7:26 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Davison said...

He's such a beautiful baby! You are very blessed!

September 3, 2010 at 9:12 PM  
Blogger Toni :O) said...

Oh my...he is absolutely GORGEOUS! I just wanna eat him up! Those thighs are so adorable and he looks so healthy and happy, just thriving. Keep on enjoying this special time and I'm so happy you get to hear Mama again...what a sweet, sweet sound I'm sure! Thanks for letting us all follow on this journey with you...what a blessing!

September 3, 2010 at 10:53 PM  
Anonymous Pam L. said...

My 14 year old daughter, who is about to enter high school, still calls me Mommy - and it makes my heart smile soooo very much.

Levi is such a happy baby! Thanks for sharing his cuteness!

September 4, 2010 at 12:57 AM  
Anonymous Carlotta said...

Oh my! I just want to squeeze him - he's sooo cute. My son Deacon went straight from some of those almost crawling poses to walking at 9 months. So watch out! :) It's all good though. Beautiful photos!

September 4, 2010 at 8:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He is love love those chucky thighs..


September 4, 2010 at 1:52 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

I can't believe how absolutely adorable and handsome he is!! Happy 8 month, Mr. Levi :)

September 4, 2010 at 7:17 PM  
Blogger Madison Sanders said...

He is one loved little boy! The pictures are so cute!

September 4, 2010 at 9:34 PM  
Blogger merlin said...

These photos of Levi put a smile on my face and joy in my heart.

September 5, 2010 at 11:36 AM  
Blogger Sara said...

He is just darling! I love his little thighs!!

September 5, 2010 at 12:32 PM  
Blogger Noodles said...

he is so darn cute I just love him!

September 5, 2010 at 1:43 PM  
Blogger The Buchanan Family said...

he is adorable in every way!

September 5, 2010 at 9:48 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

What a doll!! And his blanket is awesome!

September 6, 2010 at 1:09 AM  
Blogger Brooke said...

I love seeing all these pictures of big Levi! It is crazy seeing him grow so fast, and I'm sure bittersweet too, missing your girl. I am pregnant with a baby that has a fatal neural tube defect called anencephaly. We know we will lose him soon after birth and I'm trying so hard to cherish these moments the Lord has allowed us to have with him. I know that someday, they will be the only memories I can cling to. But I do know, and am inspired to see you living out....that the Lord will carry us and will allow us to be a ministry to others. PRaise God that you have glorified his name in your heartbreaking fight, as you are an amazing mom to your boy!

September 6, 2010 at 7:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You take the best pictures!!! I love them!!

September 7, 2010 at 1:39 PM  
Anonymous Karina said...

He is such a good-looking boy, and always seems happy! I can't think of anyone who deserves to love him more than you do. These pictures are just scrumptious!

September 8, 2010 at 3:07 PM  
Blogger Sophia said...

Ijust had to tell you- you take wonderful pictures!
what kind of camera do you use? you have such wonderful natural light in your home!

September 10, 2010 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

He is such a gorgeous baby!

September 11, 2010 at 11:32 PM  
Anonymous Nan said...

He is really one incredibly adorable baby! I love all his chub rolls!! Love the standing on hands and feet! You are blessed.

September 12, 2010 at 6:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

These pictures have to be the cutest ever. And can i just say, how much I'd love to get a hold of those thighs! : ) He is precious!

September 13, 2010 at 12:28 PM  

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