The Macs

Sunday, January 15, 2012

a few oldies

Okay, so they are not really that old. But when your babies are growing up so fast, three months ago seems like a long time! My friend Laura took these when she was here visiting...Griffin was two weeks old. 

Our first family picture with two boys. Look how little Griffin was...and those cute dangling baby feet!

A daddy and his boys. Nothing sweeter.

Laura also took a few big brother, little brother pictures. I am laughing as I think back to this little photo shoot because Levi was SO not interested. I am amazed Laura got the shots that she did.

Levi tried really hard...he just does everything so fast. When you tell him to hug his brother, he does...for about one second. When you tell him to hold his brother, he does...and then pushes him off one second later. 

When you tell him to lay by his brother, he does...and then one second later he is ready to play. When you ask him where his brother's nose is, he shows you...he just honks it really hard. At least that only lasts about a second too! 

Such is the attention span of a two year old, right?

But it is always worth trying. Because every once in awhile you catch a moment like this. This is the one that we used on Griffin's birth announcement. My favorite. Pure sweetness.

Thank you for these precious pictures of my boys, Laura!


Blogger ashley said...

she got some BEAUTIFUL shots! what sweet boys you've been blessed with, all 3 of them :)

January 15, 2012 at 9:14 PM  
Blogger onlymehere said...

Priceless! She was quick on the shutter to get these pictures and they're so clear and sharp.

January 15, 2012 at 9:43 PM  
Blogger The Sieberts said...


January 15, 2012 at 9:44 PM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

so cute!!!
ps...i never did change my clothes today.
it's almost 10 PM and i am still war in all the same clothes from when griffin barfed on me. i'm cool like that. :)

January 15, 2012 at 9:49 PM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

wearing....not war in. :)

January 15, 2012 at 9:50 PM  
Blogger Caroline said...

oh my goodness.... they are beautiful!!!

I did some silhouettes of my kids, you can see them on my blog, but anyway I thought it would be so neat if you could do three silhouettes for your children, It would be one way you could have all three children up on the wall together.
You would just need to find a profile shot of Cora, or even find one close enough and draw it on your own.
Here is the link:

January 15, 2012 at 10:16 PM  
Blogger Alicia said...

So, so SWEET!!! I love baby pics! Thanks for all your lovely pictures and for sharing you boys with us whos kiddos are so much bigger now...where does the time go?! Enjoy these days!

January 15, 2012 at 10:35 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

a. love this photo shoot so so so much.
b. i need laura too
c. how did you get griffin to look right into the lens - I STILL can't get gavin to do that, and have tried so hard!
d. good job to joel for holding the boys like that - it looks a little nerveracking!
e. why do i not remember griffin being that little?

January 15, 2012 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

wow - these are stunning pictures! you have such a beautiful family!

January 15, 2012 at 10:53 PM  
Blogger Mum2twopreciousgifts said...

Jess, who cares how 'old' the pics are. They are still truly and utterly gorgeous. Thank you for sharing your beautiful boys. They are just so gorgeous.

January 16, 2012 at 5:06 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Beautiful! She got some amazing shots of your precious boys!

January 16, 2012 at 8:39 AM  
Blogger Auntie EM said...

Oh, BOY!!! Literally Oh, boy. They are so cute. You are right - it is sweetness at its best. I have a 20-month old grandson who lives wi0th me, along with his parents. I adopted my son when he was a baby - now he is 28. It is perfection when I see him with his own son. Cory must be so proud of her brothers.

January 16, 2012 at 11:13 AM  
Blogger The Mershawn's said...

So super sweet. Those boys...melt your heart. Levi reminds me of a certain 2 year old boy in this house...oh my, he keeps us on our toes. But, they sure are sweet. Thanks for sharing:), such great pictures.

January 16, 2012 at 2:40 PM  
Blogger Kathy Apple said...

Just precious.

January 16, 2012 at 2:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Adorable...great shots!!...loving those sweet baby dangling adorable! : )

January 16, 2012 at 3:12 PM  
Blogger Meggie said...

Love these sweet pictures! I can SO relate when it comes to big brother, little brother pictures! It can be a huge challenge, but when you get a great one it's priceless. =)

January 16, 2012 at 3:58 PM  
Blogger Meg said...

Such precious pictures! I have two little boys as well and there is no way I can get them both happy and still together!

January 16, 2012 at 10:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those are beautiful shots!

January 16, 2012 at 10:09 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

I love these pics of your little ones!
Laura did an awesome job...they are just perfect!
Thank you for sharing them with us...:)

January 17, 2012 at 9:42 AM  
Anonymous LauraD said...

What amazing pictures, Jess! Such a beautiful moment in time, especially the last picture of the two of them. That picture just melts my heart!

January 17, 2012 at 10:27 AM  
Blogger Auntie EM said...

Sorry - I meant Cora not Cory......

January 17, 2012 at 1:58 PM  
Blogger The Hershberger Home said...

Those are such sweet'd never know that he was not interested :) You make CUTE children!

January 18, 2012 at 10:54 AM  
Blogger Annette said...

Just happened upon your blog, not sure how I got here but glad that I did! These are awesome photos of your boys...the last one is perfection!

January 29, 2012 at 5:21 PM  

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