S: Bradley's First 6 Months
BC: My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed; my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right. Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Listen, my son, and be wise, and set your heart on the right path. Proverbs 23: 15-19
FC: Bradley Hawkins Wicker
1: Bradley Hawkins Wicker Born Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 9:39pm 7 pounds 2 ounces 18.75 inches Palmetto Health Richland Delivered by Lauren Painter, MD Born via C-Section Went Home Friday, March 10th "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11
2: Your Nursery
3: We were so excited and couldn't wait until you got here | 38 weeks; Mama's Belly 3 days before you were born
4: We spent the night at the hospital on the 6th, so the doctor could give me Cervidil to ready me for labor. My OB broke my water and started Pitocin early on the morning of the 7th. Hard labor started quickly and an epidural was given a couple of hours later, but it didn't work. I started pushing about 12 hours into labor and pushed for almost 2 hours before the doctor decided she needed to take you via c-section.
5: You were finally here after all those years of waiting! | "In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps." Proverbs 6:19
6: Our Baby lbs. 1oz. inches | Your 1st Day
7: “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” ~Barbara Bush
8: Going Home!
9: First Week
10: BATH TIME | First Bath ~ 10 days old You hated it the 1st time, but loved it every other time.
11: First Month | St. Patrick's Day ~ 10 days old March 17th, Your Due Date
12: 1 month old 1st smile- 5 weeks old April 2006
13: Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Mark 10:14 | First Easter April 16, 2006 5.5 weeks old
14: April 28th 1.5 months !
15: Sweet Boy May 2006
16: Bradley's Baptism Lexington United Methodist Church Mother's Day; May 4, 2006 8 weeks old A family tradition as Daddy & Mama were baptized on Mother's Day too. | I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I have asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord. 1 Samuel 1:27-28
17: What a special day!
18: Notice the blanket behind you and Daddy. That is the start of your Baby Blanket. Mama and you used it every time you nursed to cuddle and stay warm.
19: May 2006 Lots of smiles Loved to be held, cuddled, and kissed!
20: 1st Time Swimming | Memorial Day Weekend
21: Enjoying the Tigger Bouncer | June 2006 3 months
22: First Food 3.5 months old Rice cereal with Mama's milk; you took almost a whole month to figure out how to eat from the spoon.
23: June - July 2006 You missed Daddy when he worked long shifts, loved your exersaucer, and trying to sit up on your own.
24: 1st July 4th Went to Shealy's for dinner wearing your red, white, and blue.
25: Our Bundle of Joy 4 months The Park | Loved your rolls and chunky toes!
26: Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 | July 2006
27: You loved bath time. Some days we bathed you just to make you happy. | 4 months
28: August 2006 5 months
29: Don't let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity. 1 Timothy 4:12
30: You loved to make messes while we tried to feed you; you always wanted to feed yourself! August 2006
31: September 2006 6 months Go Tigers! All ready for your 1st football season!
32: September 2006 | You were so happy and so much fun! And, already starting your love of tractors at 6 months old! | 1st Trip to Clemson September 2006 6 months old
33: Behold children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate. Psalm 127:3-5