OK, so I actually got warned quite a bit:
"It goes by SO fast--enjoy every moment..."
"You thought the year went by fast before you had kids? Just wait...."
"Time flies when you are having fun..."
I'm actually in a state of denial right now--Mook keeps bringing up that we need to start thinking about ideas for O-man's first birthday and I can barely speak of it.
I'm just not ready.
How did my tiny baby go from this:
To this big boy:
But G is also for GRATEFUL
I'm incredibly grateful that I have been able to watch this little miracle grow from a tiny fleck on the ultrasound screen, to a very active, healthy 9 month old.
And speaking of grateful: thank you to all our incredible service men and women. Thank you, so very much.