Wordless Wednesday: Looking Back at Little Ones (and Long Hair)

I spent a bit of time tonight going through pictures on iPhoto.  I became very nostalgic: I recently cut my hair short and I am missing my long hair. And also, my children are growing up quickly–they are kids now and not babies.  Still little kids, but hardly any baby left to the naked eye. Each day, they surprise me with their sophistication, humor and defiance. At some point every afternoon, I have to explain: “You are not the mommy here!”

Once Henry and Ellie are out of diapers this spring (or summer, or fall), little will be left to connect me to what they were all like as newborns and babies. Other than my failing memory, and photos like these.

Molly sleeping, New York City, about 9:30 pm. Any night fall 2007.

Molly, British Virgin Islands, December 2007

Molly on Cape Cod, summer 2009

Henry, one day old, New York City 2009

First day home, Riverdale, 2009

Ellie, Cape Cod, August 2009

Halloween 2009. Henry and Molly.

Ellie, Saugerties, July 4, 2010.

Henry, 1st birthday, Riverdale 2010

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8 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Looking Back at Little Ones (and Long Hair)

  1. farrah says:

    SO CUTE!!! Man. So big so fast. Such a curse, huh? I love these pics of you too- so happy but I know at the same time you’re exhausted :)

  2. Judy Purcell says:

    LOVE the comment, “You are not the mommy here”. Unfortunately, that continues well into adulthood!

  3. Ali says:

    Weird how much I want the time to go fast now (going on two months of very little sleep with a newborn) while knowing that I will look back in a few years and want it to have gone slower. I wish I had a time machine so that my better rested future self could come back to enjoy these days while my current self got to sleep in for four or more consecutive hours.

  4. Kristen says:

    Ahhhh. L.O.V.E. I love those pictures. They remind me of *sniff* – mine. The one amazing thing about Alexander… he is still a baby. I find myself wanting to cuddle him more and more as the others get older. Love your WW post!!

  5. Christine says:

    I love those pictures, especially the one of Ellie in Saugerties. I just love her expression in that one. I cut my hair once. It’s not true, what they say. You CAN go back. I missed my girly locks.

  6. Lauren says:

    can we see pics of the short hair?
    your kids were adorable babies. i mean, adorable kids but particularly adorable babies.

  7. kristrange says:

    Hair is hair and will grow back! Your hair looks great short also!!

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