Sunday, July 8, 2012

Baby to Girl

One of the most wonderful things about being a mother is watching the day-to-day transformation of your baby into a child. The change is slow, like the shifting of the seasons. But there are also flashes of one mode followed by the other.

This morning, I wanted to capture some pictures of Olivia's frizzbomb "morning hair" (and I did-- see below) but there were also a few lovely moments of quiet when the camera caught her gazing and pondering God knows what in her little head.

At that moment, it was a flashback to the tiny, vulnerable baby who wanted nothing but to be held and nursed.

The face of a baby.
But after a quick game of peek-a-boo, the playful toddler personality emerged.
The face of a playful little girl.
And then there is also the matter of the morning frizz:
Little wisps...

Olivia's 'fro...
Good moooorning!
A few years down the road, the next step will be her transformation from a girl to a young woman. Now THAT will be amazing... but I'm not ready yet. Let me keep my little girl for at least a few more years...

1 comment:

smith andrew said...

so cute babay