June 06, 2010

Sunshine Sunday - idiosyncrasies

When you really love someone, you love their weird quirks and idiosyncrasies as well.  Let me tell you about my husband's.  He has a scowl.  It's on his face a lot.  AND, it turns out it's genetic.  Let me show you what I'm talking about.

Here's Baden.  For every one good picture I have of him, there's about 15 like this.


See?  Here it is again.


Jeff didn't know what I was talking about until I snapped this photo a couple years ago.  This is one of my favorite photos because it's so them.  I love it.  It makes me laugh every time.


Here's Rex with a little more proof.



You can even catch a glimpse of it with Baden at this wee age.


Okay, one last one.  Here's Baden with his birthday cake last week.  He was clearly happy, but his sweet little face doesn't always know it.


I am grateful for my boys and all the goofy things that come with them.  Any crazy things about your family you love?

25 comments:

  1. These are the cutest pictures.

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  2. What a hoot! That is the cutest scowl I have ever seen!

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  3. "I was just." My oldest son (going to be 5 in July) uses that whenever I tell him to not do something. Example: (Me) Z please don't poor the water on the floor. (Z) I was just making a waterfall. I've recently notice that my husband does that, so now I know where the oldest gets it from and expect the 2 year old will start following suit .

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  4. Baden's scowl is the cutest I have ever seen! Too cute:)

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  5. This is so funny! I have the same thing with my family, except I am the one with the scowling face, and my four year old does the same thing. People are always asking us what's wrong. It is just our natural, relaxed face! We don't realize we are doing it.

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  6. Adorable! A scowl never looked cuter. And I love his name! I have a nephew Baden and had never heard the name before or since until now. So fun!

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  7. ahaha these are too cute!

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  8. So funny. I love the look. It is true the funny looks because total favorites. I have ones my boys do that always crack me up. I love that you have captured them on camera.

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  9. Well, yes, there IS a little bit of scowl-action going on. But I can't shake the idea that there's a little bit of "Huh?" in their expressions, too. :)

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  10. Theeee funniest (yet sweetest) post! Scowls are genetic, who would've thunk it, crack me up.

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  11. Hahahaa... this totally made me laugh because our son, Shea, also has a scowl. We call it the "Phillips" scowl because it comes from my side of the family :)

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  13. Wonderful. Sooo cute. It made me laugh so loud. Funny.

    Cheers,
    ladyhawke

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  14. This is so funny!!! What lovely children you have (even when they're scowling)! I enjoy your blog and will one day get round to creating something from here!! Thanks

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  15. So cute! My daughter and my husband both scrunch up their noses a lot. Apparently, my husband did that starting when he was a baby. My little guy doesn't show any signs of copying yet though.

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  16. Too funny! My husband doesn't scowl, he squints. Terribly. We have so many family pictures that are great of me and the baby, but the squint is so bad that the picture cannot be saved. I call him (lovingly) Squinty McSquinterson now. :)

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  17. That is hysterical! I love the pictures. My oldest son copies the way my husband and I speak, it's really adorable. I apparently say "Yeah" in a funny way and my little guy says it just like me.

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  18. These are hysterical! They are too cute with their matching scowls!
    Sarah

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  19. I love the crusties. It is even cuter that his classic crusty look is inherited from his dad.

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  20. my kids (boys and girls) have this same scowl and they get it from their dad too! Everyone's always saying...must be a smith! so funny what genes we pass along. ps great jeans solution above too!

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  21. Oh my goodness that's so funny. It runs in my family too...Jonathon has the scowl and his kids do too. Hilarious!

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  22. Too funny! My husband laughed as well.

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  23. lol. That is really funny!!!!

    My hubby makes a pouty face. And so does my little guy. I think you're on to something - definitely genetic!

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  24. My three year old son Griffin loves to browse through blogs with me, especially the ones with pics of kids. When he saw the first pic of Badem, he said "Whoa, that's one grumpy kid!" I had to giggle!

    One of my absolute favourite things that my kids do is start a game (usually out of nowhere) that we call "I love you more than pancakes" in which they take turns telling me which favourite things they love me more than. Gives me the warm and fuzzies everytime!

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  25. hahahaha...this is really funny!
    i'm new to your blog...& loving every post u've posted so far...& i think this is the funniest! =)
    it also makes me realise something! My husband's always sporting his 'poker face'...& i've noticed the li'l guy doing the same thing =)...so these kinda things r definitely genetic...yup! i agree with u there

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