One year ago I couldn't imagine what life would be like with you. Now I can't imagine what life would be like without you. You are such a joy and blessing in our lives and it's so exciting to watch you grow and learn new things every day. I do wish that I could freeze certain moments and keep them forever. I feel like our lives have been going in warp speed since you were born and I know that you're going to grow up way too fast!
I'm amazed that it's possible that in 365 short days you went from being this teeny tiny 2 pound baby:
To this active, rambunctious big boy!
And who would've thought that this is how your mommy would look on your first birthday?
So what are you up to these days?
The most exciting news is that you've taken your first steps by yourself! You officially took your first steps last Thursday (May 7th) and had a few more over the weekend, but then decided to take a little break and started up again yesterday! You're taking about 3-4 steps at a time, so I'm sure you'll take off any day now. I would post a video showing off your new skill, but you don't seem to want to cooperate with the camera.
You're not saying too many words yet, but you seem to have "Dada" mastered. In fact, most of the time when I try to get you to say "Mama", you get a very mischievous grin on your face and say "Dada" instead. Haha. Hilarious.... :)
You've recently learned how to shake your head "no" and do it constantly. I'm not sure you know what it means yet, but it's cute. I'm sure it will remain that way until you do learn what it means and then it may lose some of it's charm.
I love you, bud. Happy Birthday!