S: JMD 9-6-10
FC: -Jack Downes- The Beginning
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...
2: Daddy and Mommy were so excited on December 31, 2009 when we found out we were going to have you!
3: New Year's Eve at Mound Builders Country Club We could not stop smiling!
4: March 2010
5: Three Months Pregnant
6: Tennessee Baby Shower Hosted by Cindy Kubick in Clarksville, TN
7: Ohio Baby Shower at The Works in Newark, Ohio on July 3, 2010 | Hosted by Tami Koske and your Aunt Helen Fotinos
8: July 2010 Seven months pregnant! | It's summertime and I'm ready to meet my sweet boy!
9: September 3-6, 2010 Can't wait to meet YOU!
10: As soon as I saw you I cried because you were so perfect and such a beautiful gift from God. You were so loved from the very beginning!
11: Jonathan Mark Downes 7 lbs. 10 oz. 20 inches
12: Your First Day
13: ! | First cuddles with Mommy
14: Grandma was with Mommy the whole time in the hospital. | Grandpa came next!
15: Great Grandpa and Grandma Williams, Gigi, Papa and Aunt Mere all came within an hour of your arrival!
18: You are so loved!
20: Daddy was on his way home from Afghanistan when you were born. He was so incredibly excited to meet you and we were very excited to see him! | He arrived in Columbus around 12:30 PM on September 7th. Papa picked him up from the airport. Gigi, Grandma and Aunt Meredith waited outside of the hospital to greet him. He was very happy to see them and couldn't wait to get inside to meet you, his precious son!
22: 9/7/10- Daddy met you for the first time! We were so happy to be together as a family. We love you so much Jack!
24: September 8, 2010 Going home!
26: Welcome Home Baby Jack!
28: Grandma gave you your first bath.
29: BATH TIME | All clean!
30: First visit to the coffee shop
31: You were a Hokie from the beginning...
32: Your Fairy Godmother, Aunt Candy
33: Your Godfather, Uncle Travis
34: Daddy Time!
37: Sweet Baby
38: Daddy and Jack
40: Our first family pictures 9-2010
42: Daddy's Little Man
43: Mama's Boy
44: We love you so much precious son!
46: When you were about 2 and a half weeks old Daddy had to leave to go back to Afghanistan. We missed him so much, but he was constantly in our prayers and returned home safely to us on April 27, 2011.