S: Addalyn's First Year (Volume One) !
BC: The End | To Be Continued...
FC: The First Year! | A | D | D | A | L | Y | N | Birth to 6 Months...
1: When they placed you in our arms, you slipped forever into our hearts. | Welcome to the world our precious, ADDALYN MARIE
2: Anxiously awaiting our little baby. Will it be a boy or will it be a girl? Little did we know that our baby was going to take 72 hours of hard labor before making her entrance into the world!
3: Two Baby Showers. One in Pittsburgh the other at SFU.
4: Your Nursery
5: Mommy and Daddy with the help of Aunt Kacie and Aunt Heather spent many weeks planning and working on your nursery. We wanted it to be perfect - and it was. When we were finished, the only thing missing was you...
6: Happy Birthday! | Love at first sight | Addalyn Marie Del Sardo Born March 14, 2011 8 lbs, 1 oz and 20 inches long | Minutes Old
7: You were finally here - our "Addie"! After nine long months of waiting, your arrival was the best and most exciting day of our lives! There aren't words to express the way we felt when we met you... you were the most beautiful baby we had ever seen and it was evident that our hearts and our lives were forever changed, for we were in love the moment we laid eyes on you. | Daddy's little girl | Mommy's sweetheart
8: One proud papa! | Daddy's first time holding his beautiful girl | Our First Family Photo
9: So very loved, from the very start
10: In mommy's arms or on mommy's chest is where you slept the very best
11: All bundled up and ready to go home!
12: Welcome Home Baby Girl! | And then there were three... | Ten tiny fingers, ten teeny toes, and the cutest little button nose!
13: I loved you from the very start, You stole my breath, embraced my heart. Our life together has just begun, You're part of me my little one. | Precious baby girl
14: First month | Your First Month | 2011 | A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above, a handful of happiness, a heart full of love.
15: We brought you home just before Saint Patrick's Day and celebrated Mom's Irish roots for the first time with you. Our first month together was one of discovery as we got to know each other. You soon fit right into our lives as though you always existed, rendering life without you unimaginable. Waking up to you each day made every morning feel like Christmas morning... we were giddy at the thought that we actually got to keep you!
16: Just a few | days old...
17: Babysitting is exhausting!
18: Welcome to the | FAMILY
19: simply | beauty | sleeping
20: Happy 29th Birthday Daddy
21: Happy Birthday to You Happy Birthday to You Happy Birthday Dear Daddy Happy Birthday to You
22: Addalyn Marie Del Sardo Christening Day April 3, 2011 You are a special child, received with joy, christened with faith, and blessed with God's love.
24: Meeting Cousin Julia Marie Piaggesi! Born: April 7, 2011
26: Your Second Month | Happy girl on her 2 month birthday! | 2011 | The smile on your face brings a smile to our hearts
27: We made our way into our second month with ease. There was still a lot to learn but life with our Addie was natural. We witnessed the first of your beautiful smiles this month and watched you continue to grow and develop at what seemed like super speed. You started to sleep through the night but you were pretty fussy throughout the day. It was definitely tough to get used to your crying but we did everything we could to make you happy. | All dressed up for the Royal Wedding! | Little love bug | Little love bug | 8 weeks old
28: Red Flash Futures Dinner to support Daddy's Team!
29: Saint Francis!
30: Celebrating Aunt Miranda's Bridal Shower!!
31: Enjoying a nap with Cousin Julia after a long day of partying!! | Nothing sweeter than a sleeping baby!
32: Happy Easter!!
33: Your first Easter was amazing! You hated coloring Easter Eggs but loved spending time with family
34: You are our sunshine, our only sunshine, You make us happy every day. You'll never know dear, how much we love you, So please don't take our sunshine away. | Your third month | 2011
35: We just fall in love with you more each day, our sweet Addalyn. The long evenings of crying began in your second month and continued into your third. The only thing that would make you happy was nursing from Mommy. Even with all the tears you were the best baby and you filled our lives and hearts with such joy!
36: Little sweetie | Beach Baby | Fun in the Sun! | So precious! | My first Bikini!! | 3 months old
39: It took you a little while to get used to the water but after awhile that is the only place you wanted to be!
40: Your Fourth Month | 2011 | Giggle, curls, ribbons, and bows, she is adorable from head to toe!
41: It's hard to believe how quick we made it to month four - you're already a whole quarter of a year old! This month you went to your first wedding and took your first vacation! You also saw fireworks for the first time on the Fourth of July. It is amazing to watch | you as you learn and discover all of the new, exciting things around you. You are the brightest part of every day, Addalyn!
42: Uncle Brucie & Aunt Miranda's Pre-Wedding BBQ
43: Uncle Brucie & Aunt Miranda's Wedding Day June 24, 2011
44: Elmo loves me!! | Just another day in paradise! | Four and a half months old | We took you on your first vacation in your fourth month! We went to Virginia Beach and Busch Gardens! You loved the water and the park! It was so fun to watch you splash around, ride a few rides, and meet Elmo!
46: 2011 | Your Fifth Month | Such a Big Miracle in such a Little Girl.
47: Your fifth month brought some new experiences and milestones, from eating "real" food, to sitting up all on your own! You are so smart and possess such a bright spirit - we are continually impressed and amazed by our smart, beautiful girl each and every day!
48: Play | Time! | You loved your exersaucer and jumper this month! They were the only things that you would like to do on your own! Mommy and Daddy could actually get some things done while you were playing!
49: Eating | Time! | This was your very first time trying rice cereal and your first time eating baby food. We were so excited to feed it to you but you weren't too sure what to think about it!
50: Pretty Ballerina | Big girl, trying to sit up in her chair! | !
51: Daddy started football camp and we visited! | Go Red Flash
52: Your Sixth Month | 2011 | We mad a wish... and you came true!
53: This is it - the half year mark! It's unbelievable how fast our time with you has gone and it has been nothing short of amazing watching you grow and blossom these past 6 months. More milestones have been met with, new foods, and a clear comprehension of a laundry list of words. such as "hi"! You are incredibly smart, beautiful, loving, and funny! Our sweet Addalyn, I don't think you could possibly find two parents any prouder than your Mommy and Daddy!
54: You love stuffed animals so much, Mommy and Daddy found you the biggest one of all! | Go Red Flash
55: You loved going to Daddy's football games and cheering on the Red Flash! | SFU
56: Leading the newest generation of Steelers Nation! I was born this way!
57: Cousin Raymond's 2nd Birthday Party
58: I love this baby, her name's Addalyn | She is so beautiful, yes she is!