S: Payten Mae Clarke
BC: "Where there is love, there is life." -Indira Gandhi | Made with love by mommy
FC: baby of | mine
1: Our Baby Girl | Welcome: Payten Mae Clarke
2: Peek | a | Boo | May 5, 2005 12:53 am | 7lb 6oz 19 inches long
3: I can't believe you are finally here. From the moment they laid you in my arms I knew I would never be the same. You were so precious, I couldn't believe you were mine. I waited nine long months for you to come into my life, and I loved you from the moment I saw you. I was scared, nervous, but most of all excited because I knew that you would bring so much joy into my life.
4: At the Hospital
5: Everyone loved you from the moment they saw you. Daddy got tears in his eyes, and Nana drove all the way up from Oregon, the moment she heard you were about to arrive.
6: Our Little One | You were so tiny the buckles on the car seat were as big as your entire body.
7: Hush Little Baby | First Day Home We were very excited, but also very nervous. You were so tiny and precious we hoped we were ready for the adventure that lied ahead!
8: Just a few of the people who love you | Your Grandpa Davis got to feed you one of you first bottles. | Your uncle Eric loved holding you until you scared him with a big toot
9: A Few 1st | 1st time seeing yourself in the mirror | First stroller ride
10: Cozy in my crib! | First two weeks | Who knew how much our life would change once you came into our world. The first week was a little rough. Your weight dropped over 10 percent and we had to supplement with formula. Nanna was in town to help out, and by week two we started to get the hang of things. You were such a beautiful newborn, strangers would stop me to say that you were the most beautiful baby they had ever seen! I definitely agreed!
11: Baby | Below is you getting out of your very first bath time. You loved it so much, but hated getting out.!Grandma Pat was able to come help give you a bath and play with you when you were two weeks old
12: You wore my dress from when I was blessed
13: June 28,2009 | Payten's Blessing
14: Fun Facts | 2 months: Weight: 11lb 4.5oz 25-50% Height: 24.75 in 97-99% Head 41.1cm 97% | 4 months: Weight: 13'13 (50-75%) Height 26 in (95-97%) Head 17 in (95-97%) | 6 months Weight: 15/7 (25-50%) Height 28(1/2) in (99%) Head 45 cm (97%) | 10 months Weight: 18lb 13oz 25-50% Height:30in 95-97% Head: 47cm
15: YOu were able to roll over at 3 in a half months but you weren't great till 5 months | You could sit up by yourself at 5 months,but you were very wobbly
16: First smile 5 weeks old. We actually caught it on camera! | Some of my favorite outfits. Black dress is from Nana swimsuit is from uncle Dustin and Aunt Jessie, and flower dress from friend. | You loved your great grandpa Wilson right away, you just fell asleep in his arms/ | 7 weeks | 11 weeks
17: Lil' Bundle | Daddy's Little Girl | Right: 16 weeks old Below: Left 15 weeks old Center 1 week old Right: 12 weeks old
18: Sweet Cheeks!
19: 4 months
20: Cute as a Button! | 5 months old and lovin life
21: More food went on your shirt then in your mouth, but we kept trying. It was pretty cute if nothing more | Your poor cheeks got a really bad rash that took about 10 days to clear up!
22: 1st Halloween | Cousins At Cannon beach. They were so cute together but completely opposite of eachother
23: 6 months old | This was your favorite beanie your great Grandma Dode Gave you | Thanksgiving with Grandma Pat and cousins
24: 7 months old | You took your first long plane ride to Florida. Red eye there with two layovers. Luckily Grandpa Tom met us in Salt Lake City and helped us on our flight. You got sick in Florida (where it rained most of the time). Not our best trip!!! Hopefully by the time you can read this, we will all laugh about it.
25: First 2 Teeth!!!! | Dad loved to give you baths full of Bubbles!! I think you loved it too. | You started Crawling
26: You had so much fun going down to Nana and Grandpa Davis' house for Christmas. All your Aunts and Uncles were there and were dying to play with you, but you would only go to mom and dad. After a little while Grandpa had warmed your heart and you spent hours just laughing with him and laying in his lap. You two have a special bond.
27: Merry Christmas | 2009
28: First Hair Cut | My Favorite Toys | 8 MONTHS OLD | You did so well while getting your first hair cut! They gave you a rubber ducky, and a cute bow to go in your hair! What a big girl!!
29: You had your first fever. 103 Degrees. You couldn't sleep, eat, or drink anything for 4 days. Really sad! | Those Cheeks are hanging down to your bellybutton!
30: Look at that face! | 9 months old | Every month just keeps getting better! You finally started sleeping through the night! | You love your friends Ali, Erik and Kellie
31: Bundling up for the Olympics in WHISLer, BC
32: You were such a trooper! You had a big smile on your face all day even though you didn't get much sleep. You were happy just being carried around by dad in the big green hiking pack! | February 12-13, 2010
33: Only 9 months old, and you already have traveled out of the country. Olympics 2010 Whistler, BC
35: February Utah Trip | Your loved all your aunts and uncles very much, but you had a very special bond with your aunt Kim. and aunt Jandie. They were the only two who you would allow to hold you longer than a few seconds.
36: "What A Life Eating Sleeping Playing... And Being Cute" | * You took your first Step on March 17th, but did your official walking on March 31st * You could now feed yourself * You could hold your own sippy cup and bottle *You were saying Dadda a lot!
37: 10 Months Old | Your aunt Kim gave you this adorable swimsuit
38: Spring Break 2010 | Dad was away on a business trip, so you and I packed our bags and headed to California. We met up with Grandpa and Nana and Uncle Erik, and played for a week! We had so much fun we never wanted to leave!
39: We went to San Diego Zoo, and the Beach. You loved playing in the sand!
40: You met your great Grandpa and Grandma Davis. You were a little shy, but they sure loved you! We also saw the Sand Diego temple, and saw lots of cool animals at the San Diego Zoo.
42: This easter was just you and I because dad was away on Business and our car Battery was dead so we couldn't get to church! But you sure looked cute in your Easter Dress Grandma Pat gave you.
45: Happy 1st Birthday Payten
46: Final Notes: # You had two top teeth, four bottom teeth, and 1 year molars. You could walk pretty fast now, and weight 20lb 13 oz. You could understand Ball, Shoe, Sippy, Doggy, Monkey, bottle, Mommy, Daddy, and I am sure so much more we dont even know.
49: To our dear sweet Payten, This past year has been one of the most incredible years of our lives. Through all of its ups (first time you rolled over,every time you smile to taking your first steps) and a few of the downs(no sleep, teething, and getting sick,) you have been so special to us. Even though time is just flying by way to fast, and you are no longer our tiny little baby, you will always be our sweet little angel. We are so blessed to have you in our lives and we will love you always Mommy and Daddy