S: Ryder's 1st Year
FC: Ryder Michael Barmann
1: Ryder's 1st Year 2010-2011 Created by Mommy and Daddy
2: Dear Ryder, In September 2009, we were thrilled to learn that we were having a baby. We began dreaming about who you would look like, what your name would be, and how it would feel to hold you for the first time. During our 32nd week appointment Dr. Jane Dawson determined that you were breech, just like your Daddy. So we scheduled a c-section and began planning for your arrival. On Wednesday, June 16, 2010 we headed for the hospital at 5:15 a.m., anxious to finally meet you. Once there, we were told we had to wait until 7:00 a.m. for an ultrasound to determine that you were still breech before they could begin prepping me for surgery. We were so excited to meet you we could hardly wait the two hours. At 7:15 a.m. we returned to the room and started getting ready. The c-section began at 8:00 and you were born at 8:19 a.m. You were the most beautiful baby boy I had ever seen. Daddy was the first one to see you and I could tell in his eyes that he was so proud of you already. Together, we decided to name you Ryder Michael Barmann, after your grandpa Mike Barmann. Daddy then went with you to the nursery while I recovered from surgery.
3: A huge crowd of family and friends were also there waiting to meet you in the waiting room. You were already loved by so many people. After 45 minutes, we all got settled into our room, and I finally got to hold you for the first time. It was the best moment of my life to hold you in my arms and kiss your soft skin. All my life I had longed to be a mother, and it was without a doubt the best moment; one I will never forget. We were so excited to welcome you into the world, and we couldn't wait to show you off to all our family and friends. Our dreams had finally come true. You are a true blessing from God, and we are grateful everyday that He has chosen us to be your parents. We love you more and more each day and can't wait to see what God has planned for you. With love, Mommy and Daddy
4: Dear Ryder, We were so thrilled to find out that we were expecting a baby. Throughout the nine months we dreamed of who you would look like, what we would name you, and what it would be like to hold you in our arms. During our 32 week checkup Dr. Jane Dawson determined that you were breach, just like your Daddy. So we scheduled a c-section for June 16, 2010. We then realized that our dreams were about to come true. | Waiting for your arrival
5: Mommy and Daddy Can't wait until you get here.
6: 6-16-2010 8:19 a.m. 7lbs. 5oz. 19.5 inches | Ryder Michael | Welcome to the World
8: Coming Home | for the 1st time
9: Coming Home | for the 2nd time
10: 7 Days Old | Thanks Aunt Mallory for doing such a great job.
11: Your first photo shoot.
12: 4th of July
13: Baptism | 2 weeks old | Godparents: Patrick and Jennifer Jordan | You were baptized at St. Gregory's Catholic Church onJuly 4, 2010, by Father Martin..
14: Nodaway County Fair Parade
15: It was a super hot day. | You slept through the entire parade. Such a good boy for 3 weeks old.
16: 1st Bath in the tub | 1st bath at home
17: BATH TIME | First time in the big tub! | Loves the water
18: First Vacation
19: Lake of the Ozarks | 5 weeks old
20: Our sweet Baby Boy | 1st time taking a bottle
21: Great-Great Grandma B's 93rd Birthday
23: Fun in the Sun
24: 1st Bearcat Football Game
25: Go Bearcats
26: Such a sweet smile
27: The Cutest Baby in the World
28: Grabbed a toy by himself and put it in his mouth
29: You'll be walking in no time...
30: Best Buddies
32: Rice cereal for the first time and you loved it. | Yum, Yum...
33: 3 months photo
34: Happy Halloween
36: First day in the field
37: It was hard work.! | First day helping on the farm
38: Sweet Dreams our angel
39: You love to sleep in our arms
40: Happy Thanksgiving
41: We are so thankful for all our family and friends.
42: 6 months photos
44: Meeting Santa | Merry Christmas | Christmas Eve
45: Christmas Day
46: A baby is teddy bears and tickles, grins and giggles.!
47: Sweet Cheeks
48: Farm Fun | First four-wheeler ride...loved going fast. Didn't want to get off.
49: I love the farm just like my daddy.
50: First Tooth | First day at the park with friends
51: Boys and | their Toys
53: 9 months photos
54: First time helping to plant | Watch out Daddy, it looks like you might have a new helper on your hands.
55: You loved every minute.
57: Happy Easter
58: Fun Days with Family and Friends
59: Nicknames we gave you throughout the year... | Mr. Noodle | Monkey | Punkin | Bubee | Ryderman
60: One Year Photos | You have grown so much.
61: Photos were taken by Jennifer Frechin | with Moments and Memories Photography
62: 1st Birthday | We celebrated with all our family and friends.
63: Barnyard Bash
65: We love you to the moon and back. | We love you Ryder Michael. This has been the best year of our lives. We hope you enjoy some of our favorite memories. Love, Mommy and Daddy