A Snapshot

May 9, 2013

Day 9 of The Challenge is supposed to be a moment in my day.



Noah's routine in the morning is fairly simple. He wakes up, eats, gets changed, then hangs out contentedly on his play mat while I grab some breakfast and do a chore or two. I put him down on his back most days in the middle of the mat and he will reach up and play with the toys that hang down while babbling to himself. He's such a morning person. 

He's been more mobile with each passing day and we really are noticing some exciting milestones being reached. He's been able to roll over, a few times completely, and he pushes himself up with his arms.

Today, not long after I laid him down, I ran down the hall to the restroom. I was gone less that a minute and this is how I fould him when I walked into the room. He had somehow managed to make it from his back in the middle of the mat to the rug and end up on his tummy facing a completely different direction. 

I was stunned and snapped this shot before he saw me. It seems like such a small feat, but as a mommy I know this means two things: 1) my baby is growing up and 2) we need to start baby-proofing! 

What made your day special? Was there a little moment, seemingly insignificant to others, but so important to you?


18 comments:

  1. Aww, he is growing up nicely. I love how he did all this after you left.

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    1. I know, right?! I try to catch him doing things but he always notices me and gets distracted! Thanks for the comment, glad you stopped by! On my way to check out your blog!

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  2. Nothing is safe now! I loved watching my babies discover their new world time and time again.

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    1. My husband was trying to tell me last night how much easier it would be when Noah was more mobile, that I could leave him in a room and not always have to be there. I'm thinking, "you're kidding, right?!" That's when he'll be pulling everything down and out and off and being where he shouldn't. If only my hubs knew! Watching Noah discover little things has really left me with a renewed appreciation for the small things in life. It's funny how we forget as adults!

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  3. Oh wow..so wonderful to capture this moment on film.

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    1. I'm so glad I was able to! Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. Found you via SOML.

    So cute! I have 7 month old twins. I remember when they first started getting mobile, I would look away for a second and when I looked back down, they would be in a completely different position 3 feet from where they were 5 seconds ago. How do they move so fast?! And yes, the dreaded baby proofing. I don't even know where to start!

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    1. That's exactly what I thought! When I'm in the room he's barely moved before! And then I'm gone for a literal minute and he's moved! We moved into a house that was owned by a couple who had a little boy and they, thankfully, left all of their baby-proof stuff on their plugs and cabinets! So nice that we don't have to do that part! But I can definitely see some rearranging of decorations in our near future! Thanks for the comment!

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  5. Hi Kelsea! Love your blog, Noah is a doll and I'm obsessed with your rug up there. I'm your newest follower and can't wait to look around more!

    The May giveaway for a new blog design ends tonight at midngight! Our Journey

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    1. Thanks, Sarah! I love the rug, too and or course I agree with you about Noah, but I'm a little biased, I think ;) Glad to have a new follower! Thanks so much for stopping by! Heading over now to check out your blog!

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  6. And it begins!! He's going to be running before you know it. Start baby-proofing now b/c it's SO much work. I swear Mac rolled over for the first time like 2 days ago and now he's a year old!! How does that even happen?!

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    1. I know! I'm excited for that stage, but trying to enjoy his limited mobility right now because it's quickly fleeting! Thankfully we bought a house whose previous owners left all of their baby-proofing stuff on the plugs and kitchen cabinets. Now, we just have to move all of the little or heavy stuff from shelves, etc. It's all happened so fast! Thanks for stopping by! I love your blog, by the way. You crack me up!

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  7. Oh my goodness, so adorable Kelsea! Great moment to have captured :) His hair looks so dark!

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    1. I think it looks dark, too! And it's getting longer. I'm so glad ;) But I'll love him even if he ends up blonde or red-headed ;)

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  8. Oh baby!! My son turns 1 on Saturday and I feel like it was only yesterday that he was sitting these same milestones. So exciting and bittersweet all at once.

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    1. It really is exciting and sad all at once. I know once he's walking and running that time will just go by even faster!

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  9. How exciting! The sky's the limit now!

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    1. Yep! He already tries so many things he can't quite conquer yet. Soon enough! :)

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