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Who knew…

that a baby this sweetly adorable could

  • double your loads of laundry
  • keep you up at all hours of the night
  • make you cringe whenever you hear him cry (in the middle of the night)
  • make you second guess having a third (see above two notes)
  • melt your heart whenever he does cry because you are so grateful that you have a sweet baby to hold in your arms
  • bring out the greatness in his big brother (I love that Liam uses a baby voice when talking to Owen)
  • help you remember where you came from and why you are here
  • make you fall in love with your husband all over again (seriously, who would have thought that Ian had this much patience…mostly with me!)
  • be the best smelling person on the face of the earth
  • melt your heart again when he looks at you and gives you a little grin (non-gas related!)
  • remind you every day that Heavenly Father loves you

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    The Branches
    December 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    Amen and Amen! Those are all true statements! And that is such a sweet picture!!!

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    December 11, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    Oh girl. I questioned having a third many many times!! I think back to those first couple months with #2 and it is like I wasn't even me. It was so hard for me!! But it gets so much better. You will definitely want a third! You're such a good mommy, you should have a whole slew of kids! 😉

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    December 12, 2010 at 4:50 am

    love that pic of Owen. he is so beautiful! i know, boys are handsome but he is a beautiful BABY. awwww……i miss you!!!! and yes, the first few months are just hard. hands down. sending you some good sleep vibes and lots of patience vibes. we miss you and love you lots!!!!

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    December 12, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    Owen is so handsome and so alert. Give him some Grandma kisses.

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