I bought #1 his first adult sized shirt this week.
He’s officially outgrown the children’s department and is the size of a small-ish man.
Just this past New Year’s Eve he was shorter than me.
Two months ago, I was still looking down at him. Okay, like not down, down, but definitely straight across. Sort of eye to eye-ish.
He is taller than I am now. (Above really blurry picture was taken at his elementary school graduation 8 months ago. He is now as tall as I am in this photo;I was wearing heels this day.)
Definitively. Like even if I puff myself up, and use my mom eyes on him, he’s still taller.
And, it’s happening so fast! It seems that every single morning he wakes up larger which would possibly also account for the piles of food he’s putting away and his inability to haul himself out of bed at the sound of his alarm clock.
As much as I want him this to stop, I also want it to keep going because I want to see. I want to see how big he will be when this whole turning-into-a-man thing is all said and done. I want to know how much acne he’s going to get. And if the will be a good driver, or learn a second language, or make the high school soccer team, or have his heart broken by a girl who clearly enjoys being punched in the throat by loud mouth mama bears who love their sons fiercely, and just everything else.
I am so anxious to see all of it, but also so wanting to grip onto time and make it not move an inch so that I can keep him here with me exactly as he is today.
Okay no, I actually need a time machine so that I can rewind things a bit and go back to when he was smaller than me and just stop things then.
Speaking of time, Jord sent us one of their awesome wood watches to check out.
Dude #1 wanted to keep it (apparently he is finding his fashion conscious, never mind that it is not at all related to his hygiene conscious), and then DudeDad came along and got sparkly eyes. All was settled when I realized that they were awesome for style loving ladies too… It’s all about the accessories. Rocking a watch is such a cool and easy way to up your style awesome, and with a unique piece like the ones Jord offers, the style awesome upping possibilities are pretty much endless. 5 Reasons Jord Wood Watches are Seriously Freaking Cool 1. They’re wooden. And, how many of your homies have wooden watches? Probably not many. 2. They’re handcrafted from sustainable, natural materials. Hooray for being green! 3. They are coed timepieces! The watch faces aren’t huge, but they aren’t super small either, meaning whether you have a dainty lady wrist or a chunky man hand you can find a Jord that fits you right. When you break it right down, it’s really just a matter of how funky is your chicken. 4. They have styles for pretty much every taste. As long as you’re all good with wood, there is a Jord out there for you: 5. They are giving one away to a lucky DudeMom reader! In fact, one of you sexy beasts will get to get cozy with the same watch you see us is modeling for you here. You can get all the deets on it at the Jord site: Fieldcrest Natural Green wooden watch by Jord. *We received a watch to rock free of charge. They didn’t tell me I had to look fabulous in it, that just sort of happened.