All I did was blink for just one quick moment, and here we are. Our darling girl is two.
My Dear Madeline, Today you are 16 months old. Crazy! You are turning to such an awesome little kid. You are so much fun and we just love spending time with you. You have really become quite the little momma to your baby doll. We can't leave the house without it most days. You are… Continue reading 16 Months
Since Patrick had to work, I invited my mom to come with Madeline and me to the Friends of the Zoo breakfast event. It was a little rainy at first, but it was still fun. Of course, we spent the majority of our time in the penguin exhibit, but that's okay. They are Maddy's favorite… Continue reading Zoo Day with Grandma
"Guess how much I love you," "Oh, I don't think I could guess that." "I love you as high as I can reach." "I love you all the way up to my toes!" "I love you all the way down the lane as far as the river." "I love you across the river and over… Continue reading Guess How Much I Love You
Dear Darling Madeline, You are 14 months old! Time just keeps speeding by and you are growing up and changing every day from baby to more toddler despite my futile attempts to hold you and rock you like a little baby. You look at me and I can just tell what you are thinking, “Mom,… Continue reading 14 Months
We came prepared. Sunglasses, fan, and a hair bow. Baby girl was set. First up, the polar bear exhibit. Too bad, we didn't actually get to see the polar bear. Kangaroos Hey look, mom, what are those things? She was so interested in everything. It was so much fun to watch her excitement. Pretty bird.… Continue reading Madeline’s First Trip to the Zoo!
My Lovely Little Madeline, Today, my sweet girl, you are one whole year old! That's 12 months, 365.242 days, 8,765.81 hours, or 525,949 minutes that you have filled our lives and hearts with so much joy, love, grace, and beauty. You have filled my heart to overflowing, my darling girl. As usual,… Continue reading 12 Months – One Year!
My Dear Sweet Madeline, Today you are eleven months old. You are growing up so very fast. We are just completely mesmerized by you. You have such a sweet personality. You are an incredibly happy little girl and I think it is because you know how very loved you truly are. This last… Continue reading 11 Months
My Dear Madeline Rose Louise, Tomorrow is the BIG day. I can still remember how anxious I was one year ago today. I was so grateful to have made it to the finish line healthy and safe, but I was still so nervous and scared. One thing you will come to learn about your… Continue reading On the Eve of Your First Birthday
Dear Sweet Madeline, Today you are 10 months old! You are only two months away from turning 1 whole year old. That is just so crazy to me. These last 10 months have flown by. You have brought such a beautiful little light into our lives and we are just over the moon in… Continue reading 10 Months