You are now a little over one year old. You learn that every parent says this, but it is true; I have no idea where the time has gone. You were just a chunky precious newborn sleeping soundly in my arms. You are now an independent, on the move full fledged toddler.
Here is brief review of your first year:
You were a stubborn little baby and had to be encouraged to make your entrance with the help of some medicine.
You were born one week and one day after your due date.
You began rolling over tummy-to-back at 11 weeks.
You rolled back-to-tummy at 15 weeks.
You have made two trips to the East Coast. Once at 4 months and once just before your first birthday.
You tried your first foods at 5 months but weren’t really a fan of them.
You started sitting up on your own at 5 months.
You began crawling at 5 1/2 months.
You “army crawled” until you were 8 months old.
You discovered your love for food at 6 months.
You are an amazing eater and will devour any food in front of you. Whether it’s for you or not.
You began walking at 10 months, 3 weeks.
You have had two ear infections.
You catch colds easily but have only had one really yucky bout of sickness.
You have the craziest hair growth.
You hair goes well past your eyes. I call it a “reverse mullet”.
You used to sleep through the night but have been waking up once or twice a night lately.
You had four teeth on your first birthday.
You had three first birthday parties.
You spent your first birthday in Birmingham, AL.
You love your big brother more than anything else in the world.
You also love all animals but have a special fondness for ducks.
You can say Dad, duck, quack, that, gim (jimi).
You make elephant noises.
You have the sweetest smile.
You give high fives.
You wave “hi” and “bye” to everyone and anything.
You get the cutest look on your face when your proud of yourself or just perfectly content.
You are very independent and love to figure things out on your own.
You give the sweetest kisses and hugs.
You are an amazing little girl and the perfect addition to our family.
And lastly, You are LOVED!