Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Cohen's 3 Month Pictures

My friend Cheri, check out her website, took Cohen's 3 months pictures for us. Yes, they are a month late since he is already 4 months old now, but they still give a good idea of what the little guy is looking like now. He is absolutely precious. Definitely a little handful but I am cherishing every minute. I find myself very emotional at times. It is amazing how much he has already grown in 4 months . It is bittersweet....I want him to grow up and begin to experience this world but I also want him to stay my little baby forever. I never remember feeling this emotional about the other two "growing up" because I guess I always knew we would have more babies. With Cohen, I know there is a possibility that he could be my last (still undecided since I know everyone is wondering). I look at this picture and it makes me want to cry....the way he is gripping onto my hands for support as he stands. God has given me the most amazing opportunity to hold this little boy's hands as he walks through life. I pray that he will give me the strength to teach him to be a young man of integrity...strong yet sensitive, courageous yet compassionate, proud yet humble. I also pray that when the day comes for me to let go of his hands and allow him to walk on his own out into this world, that I will be able to let go and trust God to take care of him. Until them, I am holding onto those little hands with all my might and cherishing every moment of this little boy's life. He always clasps his little hands like this. Emerson did it too when she was little. Not sure what it is about but I think it's pretty cute.

Tummy time...not the biggest fan but he is getting better. He pretty much rolls straight onto his back anytime you put him on his tummy so he might not be crawling for quite sometime....yes, I am totally fine with that. Funny how with the first kid you want them to do everything early and with the third you are like, "PLEASE GOD, let him not crawl or walk until he's two or something." (ok so I'm exaggerating slightly but I am definitely ok with him being later on everything than Easton was.)
Sweet smile...

This is one of my favorite's....look at that sweet little face!

He loves to have someone hold his hands and let him stand up. He is so strong already...early walker like his brother perhaps??? Again, let's hope not.

I am REALLY hoping this is the one that keeps his daddy's blue eyess!
Yes, I am trouble and I know it! Can't you tell by my little smirk.


  1. So adorable! I felt that pull between being excited about them growing and wanting them to stay babies stronger with each child I had. Each day I get a little sad when I see Emerson growing so fast but then I look forward to being able to sit and talk with her! We too are still undecided (we may adopt one more) and it makes me so sad to think I will never have a newborn again! He is soooo adorable and I can't wait to meet him. Hopefully we'll be coming to Tulsa for a week in September.

  2. Cohen is such a cutie with such a great temperment! It was a pleasure to photograph him, so thanks for giving me the opportunity!

  3. He is beautiful!! Your post made me tear up. My "bab" is 16 months old now, and learning all kinds of new things. I do know that she is my last and it is bittersweet to watch her grow, but exciting at the same time.

  4. He is so handsome! I just love his blue eyes. I know that he's a stinker, but he's also a charmer.

  5. he is such a beautiful baby.... i love him. great pictures!

  6. Your post at the top of this one made me cry! I know exactly how you feel. It goes by too quickly. Btw...LOVE the cowboy boot pictures and it looks like your photography class paid off--the pics are great and look professional!