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Saturday, October 27, 2007

a year in review.

break out the birthday candles & wrap the presents because owen turns ONE today! crazy! he is definitely a little kid now. i may still call him my baby, but he really is a little boy. when i look back i'm amazed at how much he has grown & all the things we've done in just one year. o has been to hawaii twice, turkey, greece & france, utah half a dozen times & disneyland more times than i can count. heavens! what a busy little guy! as i watch him, i realize that in so many ways he is exactly like his big brother gavin, but at the same time, they are totally & completely different. little o just likes to sit quietly and take everything in. don't get me wrong, he can get very, very loud, but he just seems to be really aware & intrigued by his surroundings. he loves to follow gavin around... no matter what tortures gav bestowed upon him, owen is always quick to follow gavin again & again. at one, he almost has four teeth. i say almost, because his two front top & bottom teeth have begun to make an appearance. o seems to be on the verge of walking. he's at this kinda funny stage... he knows he can walk, he's done it before, but he's just not quite sure he wants to... he seems to realize he can actually keep up with gavin when he crawls, as opposed to walking. although, jeff thinks he walks when no one is looking - we're always finding him standing up, just chilling in the middle of the room. when owsers smiles it's like watching a cartoon character, his cheeks get all big & puff out to the sides like the are full of marbles. he LOVES to eat. he'll eat everything in sight, & most nights he would win an eating contest between him & gavin. i love my little guy... i can't wait to see what this next year brings! i'm so grateful to have him in my life.

13 comments:

Séminaire Cergy said...

Congrats to all of you, and Happy Birthday to Owen.

Stie: My Favorite Things said...

He is absolutely adorable. What a milestone. Time flies, no? Congrats and happy birthday!

cj said...

Happy Birthday Owen! You are so lucky to have such a great Mom! Have a smile filled day!

Stephanie said...

he is such a cutie!

Lindsey said...

Happy Birthday to both of you! The mom should get to celebrate, too.

He's so cute.

Laurie said...

Happy Birthday little guy!! Your first year of life has been so full of adventures and happiness. May the next one be as loving and as amazing. You're such a cutie!

Mom2fur said...

Happy Birthday, Owen! May your day be full of sweetness and laughter, little guy!

gab said...

Happy Birthday to the little guy witn the BIG passport! That kid has been so many places, no wonder he has to sleep on the floor...

Traci said...

Such cute boys! Happy Birthday to Owen!

The Grahams said...

Can you believe how fast the past year has gone by? I can't believe Owen's 1 and Jack will be 1 in just a month... crazy. Happy Birthday Owen!

Michelle said...

He is just so cute! I love his cheeks! Those are some great pix you have of him. Happy birthday O!

mama jo said...

happy birthday to owen...he has accomplished more in his young life!...love the purple people eater face the best..

Marty said...

This is a kid who's going places! What will happen when he can walk?