Our little 3 year old, Zadok, has a love for babies.
When our friend Hilary stayed with us for 3 days this Summer, he was constantly ooo-ing and ahhh-ing over her little baby; making sure he had a toy to chew on, making sure he was sitting up comfortably, and saying over and over, "Isn't he a cute baby?". He would also kiss his little cheeks. Same thing happened when we visited his baby cousin Waimea, in Oregon. He was constantly kissing her chubby cheeks, teaching her how to drink out of a sippie, and cuddling her to pieces.
Every time someone brings over a new baby, Zadok looks up at me with his big, brown eyes and says, "Mom? Can I hold the baby?"
Here's some pictures of Zadok and his babies this past year:
And of course, Zadok holding his baby brother Odin when he was a baby!
The other day he asked me, "Mom, can we have one of those babies?" I laughed out loud and replied, "ODIN is still a baby!" He then replies, quite argumentatively back, "No, he's not, he's a giant boy!"
Hmmmmm. We'll have to see about that later.
(Babies from top to bottom: