Tuesday, May 17, 2011

{0-12}

Amid the laughter and smiles while attempting to squeeze this little chunk into the onesie and take the picture, the underlying feeling for me was one of nostalgia and longing for more time.I am so glad I did this little photo series. Proof in a snapshot that time doesn't stand still no matter how much we wish it so, but also proof that life is amazing, growing and changing.
12 month stats:
25.7 pounds - a loss of weight and the first time he can actually be on the charts at 99th percentile.
31 inches - 96th percentile
head - large
Bret thinks I should continue taking a picture every 4 months until it's impossible for him to fit in his newborn outfit. I thought maybe ending at age one was a good cut off. What do you think?

27 comments:

Katie said...

Duh! Do it.



BTW he is just the cutest little guy around! Look at those perfect little teeth!

jessie said...

He really is the cutest! I say keep doing it!

moo said...

hahaha, "head - Large" too funny. I can't believe you got him into that thing! if you wait another four months, you'll cut off his circulation!

Heather said...

SO SO adorable! Keep doing it! No reason not to! xoxo

Pattersons said...

yeah not sure that's even possible after 1!:) he's so lovable and adorable:)

Jaime Stephens said...

He's so cute I say go for it... I like this idea I may have to copy it.

erica said...

oh my goodness...i love this idea! i may have to steal it for the future. he is absoulutly adorable!...as are your two girls.

(came to your blog from jessie)

allison said...

Erica- he is such a cute little boy.

emily kate said...

Love this idea. What a cutie! Tell him he can look my daughter up in 20 years! ;)

Ali said...

I think it was a super cute idea. Maybe for the next year do a different outfit? I don't know if it would still work cause the growth spurts slow down, but it would be cute to see him outgrow more of a toddler boy outfit too.

Melanie said...

I really liked this post. Wish I'd done that with an outfit.

Sarah said...

You were so smart to do this! I love seeing how much he's grown and how different yet the same he is. What a cutie!!!! I think doing it for the first year is perfect... how on earth would you get it on him in another 4 months??? haha.

Amy said...

absolutely LOVE this idea. I'm gonna do this next time I have a little one. Love your blog and your photography!!!

William said...

Just because Bret can still fit in his Junior High clothes doesn't mean he should make Jonas have to keep trying on his baby clothes!!! But I am glad you took these pics......he looks great!

Mayday said...

He is so handsome! I would quit at one. It might cut off his circulation if you keep going any longer:)

Lynn said...

you might have to continue that tradition. i can just imagine him as a teenager with it on his wrist or something. like he will let you photograph him then.

Emmy said...

That's such a cool idea!
I would do that untill one, then frame the outfit and hang it in his room :)

kristen said...

he's such a handsome kid erica! love these photos too!

Dawn said...

oh my god this made me laugh out loud, so good! love your idea... wish i had thought of it too!

Morgan said...

Oh my goodness, this just about had me in tears. Really. By the time I'd scrolled down to the first two pictures, I was already feeling the nostalgia and longing for more time. I don't have children of my own, so I really can only just imagine. When I saw that sixth picture, I couldn't help but to compare it to the first one. It's as though he's thinking, "Look at me, I'm all grown up and I'm SO happy!!!" Happy (belated) birthday to that sweet little Jonas! He's a lucky boy to have you as his mother:)

Oh, and definitely keep going with the onesie pictures. Best idea EVER. I will be stealing it someday.

Bree said...

Just stumbled in from Pinterest, but I'm *definitely* going to be doing this with my little guy who's due in just 6 short weeks. LOVE IT! What size outfit did you use?

Elizabeth {e tells tales} said...

Found this via pinterest...he's such a handsome little dude!

Jessi said...

This is the best idea ever! I am totally borrowing it for the next baby.
btw- my son has the same exact jammies! thrifted for $1 :)

Christy said...

I love this idea! I think my new favorite baby gift theme! Do you know where those jammies came from? So cute!

Swapna said...

He's so cute... Love this idea!! I am so going to do this for my baby due any day now.

Kate said...

I love this idea! I featured it on my blog today.

http://crafty-kate.blogspot.com/2012/08/monthly-milestones.html

Thanks for the inspiration!
Kate
crafty-kate.blogspot.com

Janet said...

Like others, I am inspired to try this myself. I also featured your idea (and linked back to your site of course) on our blog/facebook page today.

Thanks so much for sharing with us all!!

Janet from Mum the Photographer