2.07.2013

Deja Vu

Every once in a while something happens and I am instantly thrown back in time.  Nostalgia hits as a memory replays itself in my mind.  And then I smile... because recently they've been really good memories.  But the best part is I'm reliving them again.

A few days ago when I dressed Levi in his gray shirt and jeans, I laughed out loud and couldn't help finishing his outfit up with some red sneakers and a faux hawk.  Then I promptly went to town photographing my happy baby in the living room.  You see, I remembered Jed handsomely sporting the same outfit, at about the same age.

Take a look!
Jed at 5 months old
September 2010

Levi just shy of 6 months old
January 2013

Then when I put Levi on the changing table while Jed slept the afternoon away, (Because why would two little children sleep at the very same time?  That's just silly.) I quickly grabbed my camera.  History was repeating itself: same outfit, same interest in toes.  And in that moment, I felt a little sad about the baby that's gone forever and smiled at the one in front of me.

Jed at 6 months old
October 2010

Levi at 6 months old
February 2013

And ohh, the sloppy slobber kisses!  Don't get me started.  I am thoroughly enjoying this stage of Levi's development.  I remember when Jed used to suck on my chin too.  Babies sure do know how to wriggle their way into their mama's hearts.

I love my little boys!  Round two seems to be flying by faster than the first, but it is equally fun.  I hope to experience many more of these deja vu moments in the years to come.


Also, notice those photography skills.  I think they've improved a bit over the last two years!  Woohoo!

7 comments:

  1. I wish we were neighbors so you could teach me some photography skills; I have none. And it is so true that time flies quicker and quicker. Kiss those fat little legs while they're still there!

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  2. oh my goodness, they are too cute! i love the changing table pics. my daughter just turned one and i can't believe how fast the last year flew by!

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  3. oh my goodness your boys are so stinkin' adorable!

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  4. I have the same thing happen when I dress Mason in Gavin's clothes, so much fun to have memories streaming back into your mind.

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  5. how cool to see their similarities!
    you do have great photography skills.
    floral&fudge

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  6. Oh man your little boys are adorable! Love your blog!

    Just saying hey from the DoBEG link-up ;)

    Jamey

    simplyanimated.blogspot.com

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