Dixon_34Truth be told, he’s technically 13.5 months old at this point, but he was teething at his one year mark and no one wants screamy baby for a photoshoot. And then we tried to coordinate a day shoot with Ian’s schedule and that was… difficult. Needless to say, here we are with our little man!Dixon_01Dixon_31Dixon_14 Dixon_26Dixon_13-2Dixon_41Dixon_49

Photos: Jacque, Inc.

AJD’s outfits are all Baby Gap and the adorable bowtie (and suspenders you can’t see) are c/o Sweet n Swag. Sooooo cute.

This has been the best year of my life. We couldn’t be more in love with this little one. He has 6 teeth, weigh 28lbs and needs a haircut every month. He’s basically a toddler which is INSANE. Always happy (now that he’s not teething), sleeps through the night, and eats a TON. His favorite color is red (he always picks out red anything- clothes, toys, pages on books, etc), is walking and already loves kicking a soccer ball (while holding our hands for balance). He says “Dada, Mama, dog, blue, ta-da, stop, and ba-ba. Ian calls him Bubba, so if you ask him who Bubba is, he pats his own chest. I die. It’s adorable. He also signs please, “all done” and more, which is key since the kid eats a ridiculous amount of food. Ex: breakfast is usually 1.5 bowls of oatmeal, 3 turkey sausage links and a cup of Cheerios. I’m not even kidding. Can you imagine how much he’ll eat as a teenager??? Oh! And if you ask if he is hungry, he’ll say “Mmmmmmm!” Side note, we go to Chic-Fil-A so much with friends and family, he knows it. By the logo. Hold up a CFA sack? “Mmmmmmmm!” Go through the drive-thru? “Mmmmmmm!” Good thing they have healthy options for this growing boy!

I absolutely LOVE being a mom. He is currently going through a “I want mommy” stage which basically means he always prefers me to other people, but I hear that goes away, so I’m soaking it all up now. 😉 God knew I couldn’t handle a difficult kid, so I appreciate his chillness. Looking forward to his next year!


Also, my favorite outtake. He was not pleased at first that we put him down and walked off. Dixon_48

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