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My Firstborn - Mommy And Me Monday

I am rarely in the photos of my family. Usually I have to put the camera on timer and jump in front of it to be included. 
If I lived with my mom and sister, this would never happen, but they are in another country. 

This is me and my sweet boy when he was just a year old. Ahh those days. He is such a sweet and always happy boy. Yes he whines but sometimes I can't remember that he does :)

We went to Arizona to visit my hubs family. Two of his younger brothers were graduating. My son was also sharing a birth month with one of the brothers. I baked his cake and it was just nice being with family. 

Mommy and Me Monday at Really, Are You Serious?
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Pop out from behind that camera and capture yourself in action with your kids.  Check out the inaugural Mommy and Me Monday for more information.

About the author: Owner of JamericanSpice. Sharing my journey in the present, from the past or thoughts for my future. Mom of two who loves to travel and read and decipher people.
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  1. Thanks for following me. I am now following you too.

  2. The only way I get pics of me and the kids is to stick my arm way out or set the timer - it all counts right?
    great pic of you and your little one!

  3. I'm the same way...rarely in family photos because I'm usually the one taking them. LOL I bet the cake was great....glad you had a good time!

  4. You are absolutely beautiful and have the most wonderful smile. Your son is adorable.

  5. So cute! I hope you get many more pictures and are able to join us more often!

  6. Glad to see you in front of the camera! I'm the same way.

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner

  7. A lovely photo of you and your handsome son. Gorgeous smiles too.

    Mommy & Me

  8. Im never in any pics. Im very camera shy. You look great in the photo. My son is 2 and I still have not lost the baby weight.

  9. Oh what a sweet pic of you and your little man. How adorable!

  10. You two are seriously adorable!

  11. Awwwwwwww Just look at those gigantic smiles!!! Fabulous pic. Thanks for sharing.

  12. People rarely take pictures of me, too. I have a few, but usually I have to take them myself - hold the camera out and hope for the best!

    xo Erin

  13. This is a nice picture of you and your little one. :) First visit here!

    ADin B

  14. What a cute photo!
    It is a pity that so many photos albums don't have any pictures of "mom"!

  15. I love your smiles! They beam right off the page. So glad you got behind the camera.

    :-) I need to do that more often too.

  16. I have very few photos of me with my children, I hated my picture taken. Now I try to get it taken with the grandsons, and one is too wiggily that it is almost impossible, LOL! You were one of my Winning Wednesday Wizards last week! be sure to stop this wednesday & collect the coveted Wizard badge (grin) I have linked up to you blog as well. I hope you come and play again. You and you son have beautiful smiles!
    Faythe @GMT

  17. what lovely smiles on both your faces. so sweet.

  18. what a great pic...
    you both look so happy

  19. So nice to see a face with the blog :-)

    You have a gorgeous smile and your son is just darling!!

    Thank you for stopping by & leaving a comment on my Aloha Friday post - I am a new follower now!

    I hear you on the "no pics of me" statement... Tank goodness for the timer on the camera ♥


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