S: Andrew Mathew John Tessier
BC: Made for Andrew, with love, by Mommy
1: Once upon a time, there was a beautiful baby who was welcomed into the world by two loving parents and their family and friends. This is the story of his first year.
2: Mommy and Daddy found out they were pregnant with you on Wednesday August 5th, 2009. We were at a cottage in Havelock Ontario with Uncle Pierre, Aunt Heike, Kaitlyn & Alyson. | Auntie Heike was also pregnant with cousin William. | Due to come out and play April 2010
3: Our little Sweetie | The first time we saw you was on September 25th, 2009. You were just perfect.! | Your second photo shoot was on November 17, 2009. | ...
4: This is Mommy on Valentine's Day. Mommy is filled with love for you. | This is a picture of you at 32 weeks. The doctor guessed that you weighed about 5 lbs. 10 oz. here.
5: Mommy and Daddy can't wait until you get here! | This is Mommy and Daddy at Christmas. Mommy was 5 months pregnant. | This is Mommy and Daddy at Easter. Mommy was 9 months pregnant with you.
6: You were born at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, on Tuesday April 13, 2010. | This is Mommy in labour. We know you are coming out soon.
7: Mommy and Daddy waited until 5:30 p.m. for you to arrive. | The doctor and nurses who helped deliver you.
8: Our Baby 9 lbs 6 oz 20 inches | Andrew Mathew John
9: You are just perfect. We love you so much.
10: Heading home | Our home 125 Margrave Avenue | Your bedroom
11: Meeting my family | Your grandparents were so excited and overjoyed to finally meet you.
12: Daddy's Little Man
13: Mama's Boy
14: You had many visitors in the first month that we brought you home. Everyone wanted to see the precious baby boy that had come into our lives. | 1 month
16: 2 months
17: You have grown and changed so much since you were born. You are the light of Mommy and Daddy's life. You are too cute for words!!
18: 3 mon ths
19: There were many 'firsts' for you this month; first Canada Day, first swim in a pool and first time in your Bumbo chair!
20: 4 month s
21: This was a very special month for you. You were officially welcomed into God's family on your baptism day, July 24, 2010.
22: 5 months
23: You are such a big boy now! You tried solid food for the first time and gobbled it up. You were a very good shopper on your first trip to the U.S.A.
24: You make Mommy and Daddy smile with all your different smiles. You are so active and love to be on the go!
25: 6 months
26: You love to jump -- you are so excited and happy when you are in your Jolly Jumper. You were the cutest green dragon for your first Halloween. Mommy and Daddy can't believe how quickly you are growing up! | 7 months
28: You started to move around on your own this month. You move around in circles on your tummy to discover the world around you. | 8 months
30: You celebrated your first Christmas this month. Your favourite thing to do was eat the wrapping paper! | 9 month s
32: 10 months
33: This month you have started to pull yourself up to a standing position. You crawl all over the place by pulling yourself along with one arm while your legs drag behind -- Daddy and I call it "the wounded soldier crawl."
34: 11 months
35: You're really on the go now! You're cruising around the furniture, but you're not ready to let go just yet.
36: 1 year
37: Happy 1st Birthday! We have loved watching you grow and change over the last year. You walked by yourself for the first time right on your birthday.