it's finally happened!


Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The other night Jared was taking a shower and I was on the computer. It was awfully quiet and I noticed that there wasn't any stirring around me so I turned to find Ev. There she was, sitting down the dark hallway facing the bathroom door. Her fingers were in her mouth and she was patiently waiting for dad to come out. I yelled to Jared to open the door because it was too darn cute. From where I was sitting I heard the creak of a door, saw a burst of light fill the hallway and a smile appear on a little girl's face. She lion leaped to dad and giddily laughed as they wrestled.

I knew there had to be truth to the statement "she's a daddy's girl" but for the past 10 months Ev's been more team Mom. That's not to say that she and Jared didn't get along, of course they did! But the past month there has been an evolution in their relationship that I can't get enough of. She lunges out of my arms for dad now, will stand begging at his feet rather than mine. They have their own games, even! It adds a whole new dimension and enlarges the appreciation I have for the two of them, if that is even possible. On Monday Jared came home from work and said he thought about Evelyn all day and how marvelous she is. Aren't they cute together?! I am so anxious to see them grow in the years to come. Jared wears fatherhood very well. It makes him all the more charming.

58 comments:

  1. Cutie pie, Josh is still very muumys little boy at the moment but I just love watching it when they are playing together :)

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  2. She is so cute in her little hate!! oh my goooodness!! :))

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  3. That is so precious. I can totally relate. The same thing happened with my little girl around her age.

    - Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com

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  4. She's so precious! Love the first photo!

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  5. Aw Kendra, that is too cute! I can't wait to see my husband interact with our future children!

    xo. A Southern Bee Diary

    :)

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  6. Oh this was my favorite today! :) I loved reading about this moment...huge smile right now! :)

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  7. awww! how sweet! what special times when they are spent with daddy. ;)

    i tagged you on my blog in a fun questionnaire thingy. ;) hope you participate! have a blessed rest of the week!

    xo
    purposelyathome.blogspot.com

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  8. <3 This whole post made me smile! And they are so stinking cute together!!

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  9. So sweet. Even made me choke up a little *blush.

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  10. As emotional as I am reading this brought me the teary eyes... What a cute baby! ...and what a sweet relationship.

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  11. So cute! Every little girl needs to bond with her daddy. Matthew is now all about daddy too. He will stick his little fingers underneath the door when his daddy is in the bathroom.

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  12. what a sweet post :) absolutlely loved reading about how your darling daughter and husband have had an evolving relationship (like us all:) and they've grown ultra close lately! I'm sure you just fall in love with him more every day :) And what precious pictures! love the temple in the background.

    xo
    Haley

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  13. So adorable. I can only imagine how happy this must have made your husband feel :)

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  14. Just found your blog via a comment you left on Carlotta's post. My daughter is a daddy's girl through and through and yes, it is SO precious to watch! Will be back:)

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  15. My girls are daddy's girls, and I love it. He has something I just can't offer. I haven't figured out what it is, but it's there. Love the pictures.

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  16. What a sweet post =) There's definitely something extra special about the father/daughter relationship! My daughter Emma gets super giddy around her daddy. Cutest thing ever!

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  17. My, oh my, what a gorgeous little one you've got! I love that first picture! My little one is very much a mommy's girl at the moment but she is barely 3 months old.

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  18. How sweet. I love watching my husband and baby together too. She sure loves her daddy!

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  19. your blog is ADORABLE! my goodness it's cute. I"m so happy you stopped by mine so that I could visit yours! those pictures of daddy and daughter are precious, I can't wait for those moments for us one day :)


    The House of Shoes

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  20. daddy daughter relationships are the greatest! this is precious.

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  21. too sweet. i'm a 24 year old daddy's girl ;) i'm so glad you visited me so I wanted to return the favor and I just love what I have found :)

    PS I hope I win too those dolls are too cute.

    & oh yeah I'm your newest follower

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  22. she is seriously adorable. daddy-daughter teams are pretty darling, but it's nice to have a mommy-daughter team every once in a while too.

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  23. What a doll your little girl is! Thanks so much for introducing yourself on my blog recently; I really appreciate it, and I'm so glad to check out yours!

    Dads + Daughters = bliss

    Happy New Year to you!

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  24. I can not wait to get to that point in my life! I love those pictures. They make my heart happy for you!

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  25. Awwwww.... My husband and I have three boys and one girl. There really is something special about the father-daughter bond! <3

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  26. That was definitely the most adorable post I've read this week. She is such a sweetheart! I love hearing about little baby girls loving on their dads!

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  27. hey chick--lovin your cute blog and fam! i will tell you i definitely have a lil gal of my own that is a daddy's girl through and through--it's kinda like--what am i chopped liver? but i actually really love it~
    ps-love these picts--i am adore her lil pea coat and hat-i die~

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  28. That is such a tender story. Stories like this make me excited to be a Mommy someday.

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  29. aww how precious and sweet :) what a special thing to witness! she is ADORABLE and i love her tiny pea coat!!

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  30. that is so sweet. but both my boys are all about their momma.and i quite like it that way. maybe it's a girl thing!

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  31. So cute and SO TRUE! I don't think there is anything more attractive than to see my husband loving on our daughter. These pictures are so beautiful!

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  32. Oh my goodness - that's an adorable story!! And the pics are super cute too. What a good daddy and sweet little girl. :)

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  33. SO SWEET!! I love the pictures of the two. Adorable!

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  34. this is so sweet. i think my honey felt a bit out of the inner circle during the first few months because the mom's are the ones with the milk. ha! glad your man got to see how much she loves him!

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  35. Isn't it just wonderful to see the relationship develop between father and daughter! Seeing how my husband treats my daughter makes me love him even more!

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  36. Oh so precious, what a sweet story!! Lovely photos too, she's such a beauty :)

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  37. awwww adorable! such a precious family you have!

    love the blog! ...now following you :-)

    Follow me back?
    xoxo

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  38. She is so adorable! M y Cora is definitely a daddy's girl...am guessing Elinor will be as well.

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  39. Your daughter is beautiful!! Such a cute story! :)

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  40. Oh my gosh, she is SO adorable! I love that story--thanks for sharing!

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  41. your baby is perfection! thanks for coming by and leaving a comment on my blog! i really appreciate that!

    xo,
    alely

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  42. she is adorable! my baby is that way with my husband too. its the best to watch!

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  43. such cute pictures!

    I've given you an award on my blog, do check it out xx

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  44. this is adorable. i love watching my husband be a dad too. your daughter is precious! PS here from letter 4 :)

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  45. So sweet, the love between a father and a daughter. My two are coming into their own now, too, and it is so sweet to watch as it happens. She has the sweetest smile, too, btw.

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  46. So so sweet!! I love the pictures!

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  47. So so sweet!! I love the pictures!

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  48. Oh my goodness, what a cutie! She is precious!

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  49. You have a very beautiful family! I also think its one of the best things to see your daughter and husband form the special bond that only they will have. I'm luck enough to have 2 girls so I get to see it twice as much, melts my heart.

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  50. She is too cute! Love all of your family posts! So excited for this when im older :)

    http://girlbhindthereddoor.blogspot.com/

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  51. they are so stinkin' adorable!! love this post!!

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