S: Bridjett Renae Relken
FC: Bridjett Renae Relken
1: "There is no friendship, no love, like that of a mother for her child." | Bridjett Renae Relken | You're my little Bird, I love you endlessly! You have an amazing family, we are all so proud of the little lady you are becoming! You have a Papa who will go to the ends of the world for you, a Nani who makes sure you always have fun no matter what you do, and an Aunt Heather how always makes sure you are on the right path. You also have the best Great Aunt AJ & Uncle Peter who always share their love. Along with your younger cousin Constantine, who is nothing less then a brother to you, playing and growing by your side. After you turned 2, you also got to be a part of your Grandma Linda & Uncle Joey's life. After you turned 5, you became part of your father, Mike's life as well. We all love you dearly, and are blessed to see our little girl grow. We are all here for you, encouraging you become the best person you can be!
2: The first time I got to see my future.
3: 3 / 8 / 06
4: 6 months | 7 months | 9 months
5: I checked into Aurora Hospital on March 3rd @ 8 pm. I then walked in circles until what seemed to be 3 am. I got the epidural @ 5am & went to sleep at 530 am. They woke me up at 7am, broke my water. I started pushing around 7:35 am. and then.....
8: Your closest family members came to see you once you were born! Your Papa, Nani, Auntie Heather, Uncle Peter, and AJ. You were born with a big loving family! You had the biggest blue eyes, and you were wide awake after you were born!
10: My Baby Girl | Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
13: Baby Bird
14: Bringing Home Baby
15: You arrived home on March 5th 2006 These are pictures of your 1st sponge bath. @ 5 days old.
17: Special Times With Your Papa | This is your Dear Great Great Grandma Helmic, who sadly passed a few weeks after your 1st birthday.
18: My First Mothers Day,
19: B | R | R
21: You fill every day with laughter!
23: Meet Your Great Grandparents Judy & Max Relken, and your Auntie Ella May | Making silly faces while playing outside with mommy @ 2 months old
24: 3 months old
25: Even at a very young age you were always very animated and full of expression. I love watching you grow.
27: First Food - Green Beans 4 months
29: Cute as a button & 5 months old
30: Your Great great Grandmother Helmic. She loved seeing you and enjoyed holding you. She even made silly faces with you! | Bottom two images: Bri at 5 months
31: “I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.”
32: Starting to crawl at 6 months old you are growing up so fast...
34: 7-11 months old
35: HAPPINESS | GIGGLES | SMILES
41: "A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and your surrounded by family.
43: Summer of 2007 Petting chickens, feeding baby cows, and sharing your love with Mommy, Papa, Nani, and Auntie Heather.
44: "A Mother's love is forever and always."
46: 16-19 months
48: Scrubby Scrubby Scrubby in the Tubby Tubby Tubby!
51: Pumpkin Farm 2007
52: My First Halloween! 2007
53: The first door you went trick or treating at, you gave your candy away! At every door, you kept making elephant sounds. So very funny! | Trick or Treat!
54: Playing with cousins, Amiyah & Constantine
63: I love Arts & Crafts 'Cuz Messy is More Fun!!
64: My Big Girl is 2!
70: The first time you met your birth father, was shortly after your 2nd birthday. You started seeing Mike regularly when you were about 5. | In attendance: Oma & Opa Gma Linda Uncle Joey Grandpa Mak & Mike | 2005
73: County Fair fun with Mom
74: 2 0 0 8
78: Play time with Auntie Heather is always full of learning about new things!
81: Mommy's Number 1!
96: Play time with your cousin Constantine!
98: Milwaukee Zoo with Aunt Aj and Elaine and cousins Constantine, Chloe and Destiny!
100: Ballerina Playtime | LAUGHTER | Families fill our lives with happiness and laughter leaving us memories to treasure today and forever after
103: The day you cut your own hair, and got a pixie cut!
104: Family tie are precious threads, no matter where we roam, they draw us close to those we love, and pull our hearts towards home. | FUN