this new thing that I love

Wednesday, May 23

These days, when Everett wakes up and wants me to wake up too {a lot of times I'm already awake, but my eyelids just don't give a crap}, he'll push himself up on his arms and tip his head to the side so that his cheek is resting on my chest. And then, once that squishy cheek is nice and comfortable, he'll look up at me and growl. Growl!
Have you ever been growled awake? By a little squishy with huge eyes?

I will tell you, it's an experience that is pretty much never getting one-upped by anything.

79 comments:

Natasha Fatah said...

How sweet!

xoxo
~Natasha Fatah~
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Cady said...

So so adorable. And love these pics. xo

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Adriane said...

Haha...I know that growl...my little man does it too...so hilarious...

-Adriane

Char said...

Aww, squishy and a growl! That is the cutest. You must wake up each day with a giggle and a smile!
Char xo
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Urban Nester said...

This is way too cute. He's such a handsome little mister.

molly
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Maria Camila said...

Super sweet & such a cutie :)

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Anna (Minted Photography) said...

He is adorable. What's better than a squishy / growling babe?? :)

SSM said...

Hello Sydney,

That is so cute.

These are the moments.:)

stefanie hurtado said...

hahaha that's so adorable.

Shawnee said...

haha! priceless. what a sweetie.

Unknown said...

love this!

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Kera @ Nugget On A Budget said...

i also have a little squishy with huge eyes...although she doesn't growl, she screams! happy screams :) motherhood is simply the best, isn't it?

Hailey said...

haha too funny!

Jocee said...

you should post a video so i can swoon over the fact that everett is so beast.
-jocee <3

Kaeleen said...

asfdjkl.
That's all I have to say.
:]
<3

McKenzie said...

awww! so darn cute! it reminds me of the little baby girl i nanny for...she growls too!

<3
Kenzie

Briseidy said...

awww so sweet!

Ladies in Navy said...

adorable! and beautiful pictures too!
-kw, ladiesinnavy

Kalli said...

Possibly the cutest thing I have ever heard. Ever.
My best friends baby boy does the same thing but he gets angry when you laugh at him. Its so cute that it just makes you laugh harder and him cry louder.

carli said...

Aw too cute!! What a little character! He sounds so lovely. And good for you, always reflecting on the beautiful things about him each day. What a lovely way to document his childhood and your first foray into motherhood. Love these posts :)

Sydney said...

What a little chunk!

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Jessica Broyles said...

hahaha! Only your child, Sydney!

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sinika said...

So sweet. I love my little boy alarm clocks too...

Unknown said...

How precious! You will cherish that "growl" forever.

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Amy Nguyen said...

That sounds like the sweetest thing! So adorable. :)

Bianca said...

Just made me smile :)

.aubrey c. said...

Thats probably the sweetest thing I have heard today!

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Ksenia said...

This is so cute!^_^

AmberDawn said...

I love it! I can't wait for my little men to be able to growl at me ;)

xoxo

Elise said...

amazing!

Anna Demko said...

Motherhood with you sounds dreamy! :) can't wait

abby said...

I love little boys....how can they take something as dreadful as waking up early and turn it into a time you secretly treasure?? Love them!! And I love your blog...just started reading it!!

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Unknown said...

Haha, what a sweet visual! Precious boy.

Unknown said...

so cute. seriously anything squishy-baby related is my favorite thing. my girls have not growled yet-but im waiting for it :) little e man is one cute little guy.

La Maman Heureuse said...

What a great way to wake up every day! You're one lucky mama.

Btw, he gets more beautiful every day, he's gonna break some heart one day :-)

Unknown said...

Glad I'm not the only one with a six month old that sleeps in Mama's bed! :) those sweet wake up calls really are the best though! How can you even wake up grumpy?!

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Emily M said...

so cute!! i cant wait

Unknown said...

he is just adorable

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Unknown said...

Love moments like that!

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Saardockx said...

I have no idea what it feels like, but it sounds so cute and amazing! :D

Amy said...

Eli has just started growling too. Maybe it's a six-ish months thing? I thought he was mad. Maybe he just wants me to play with him.

Michelle said...

Pleassssse try to get it on video :)

Anna V said...

Oh this post is far too cute!

TheLuckiestHeart said...

Oh my word. How freakin adorable!

LEIGH said...

Hahaha I have never been growled awake! That's hilarious!

Miss Emily K. said...

hahahaha that's so cute! You should get a video of it!

Amber Lee Corp said...

I love your blog and your pictures!

Amber

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Always Maylee said...

Oh man, that is just so sweet and adorable!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Unknown said...

Way Too Adorable Xx

Stephanie in Style

dxeechick said...

my son was big on growling at about 8 months old! he would always scare the other babies! haha

Emily said...

hahaha! That's great! I want to be woken up that way one day!

Courtney said...

So silly, I wonder where he learned how to do that. You should try to catch it on video one day.

Anonymous said...

You're so lucky! I bet his growl is the most delicious way to be woken up!

Chynna said...

very sweet! enjoy every minute with little mr. e. you'll have to bring him back to rexburg for a visit sometime!

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Theodora Ofosuhima said...

my daughter started to do the same, SO SWEET :)

pistolsnprincesses said...

My little man(1yearold) woke up at five and wouldn't go back to sleep until six, but the whole time he just wanted to nuzzle in my neck and sing to me so I was fine with that arrangement.

Redheaded Daybook said...

oh i love the growl waking! its seriously one of the best ways to wake up.

Katie Anne said...

That's precious! That would make waking up so much easier and so happy! :)

Ashley said...

Walker also does the growling thing and I love it!!

Brigitte said...

That's so cute! yes I have been growled at before by my neice Natalie{she was 5 months at the time} I had her for new years and we went to sleep right after midnight the next morning I was up to these cute little grunts and growls and turned up to be her on me and putting her hands on my eye lids! I love my little Princess

{Happy with Sprinkles}

-Brigitte
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Anonymous said...

Oh that is priceless!! He's such a cutie pie!

Yaz said...

Smiles and tears, so sweet. My little man grunts, ha ha!

Laura said...

haha! i can imagine how funny that is. cute baby everett!

thankfifi said...

I do get growled at sometimes by my baby boy... but he's a dog! hee hee - your baby is adorable

♥ ThankFifi

Candice Williams said...

That's adorable!!

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Jessi said...

Absolutely adorable. My lil' buddy is about the same age as Everett and your posts about him make me giggle as I am reminded of some of the cute little personality quirks of my baby. Is there just anything better than this????

Ms. Cathy said...

Awwww you should videotape it and show us all! How adorable!

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his little lady said...

oh gosh, of course cutest thing ever!!! i cannot say that i've ever been growled awake before..
xo TJ

Anonymous said...

Sydney, it's wonderful following you as you fall ever more in love with being E's mom.

kimberly said...

This is too cute. The end.

dr_hello_kitty said...

cutest ever :)

April said...

Aw, this is so sweet. Such a cutie!

-april.

Kindly Kait said...

Ha! Oh my! He is so precious!

imrachelnicole said...

Adorable! <3 I want to hold him soo badly!


xoxo,
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Emily said...

Haha! No growls from this little man - he has always preferred to poke/smack you repeatedly if you're slow to wake. ;)It's his version of "come on guys! The day has begun!"

Unknown said...

i take care of a baby that growls. stinkin precious.

Kerri Lynne said...

He's too cute!!

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