S: Delaney Hope Fairbairn
BC: On to year number 2...
FC: Every Moment With You Is Precious
1: THE STORY OF DELANEY'S FIRST YEAR BY MOMMY AND DADDY
2: On January 12th, 2010 we found out God was sending us a precious gift! | The speculation was over on May 5th, 2010. God was sending us a baby girl!
3: 22 Weeks | Baby Bump | 32 Weeks | 25 Weeks | 34 Weeks
4: Delaney \d(e)-la-ney\ pronounced da-LAY-nee. It is of Old French origin, meaning "angel from heaven". | Name: Delaney Hope Fairbairn Date: September 14th, 2010 Time: 4:00 PM Weight: 6 lbs 2 oz Height: 19 1/2 inches
5: Your first week | We knew we loved you before we met you, but holding you in our arms created a love beyond words.
6: You had lots of visitors your 1st month! Grandma Linda, Aunt Kim, & Cousin Gabby came in September from Nebraska. | Month 1
7: October 1st Daddy and Mommy took you out to lunch for the 1st time! Grandma Mary came to visit all the way from Florida. Aunt Liz & Cousin Addy came from Maryland. Cousin Skylar was in Aunt Liz's tummy. Aunt Lindsay, Cousin Emerson, Great Grandma Colletta, & Great Uncle "Trusty" all came from Nebraska! We had your picture taken with your cousins. | September-October 2010
8: The start of your second month Grandma Linda came to visit again, this time Grandpa Tom was able to come along! Mommy spent as much time as possible snuggling you because she had to start work again in November. Mommy was lucky though...she was able to work from home until January while Daddy stayed home to watch you. Every chance she could she'd sneak peaks of you, rock you, & give you kisses! | Month 2
9: You loved to be cozy & warm! So we'd bundle you up in your little "cocoon" & watch you sleeping like a little angel! You met your first friend, Lily, Mommy's coworker's daughter. She was born almost exactly 1 month after you. Winter was coming & you saw your 1st snow. | October-November 2010
10: We went to Nebraska for your 1st trip. We celebrated Cousin Emerson's 1st birthday & Thanksgiving. | Month 3
11: We put up your first Christmas tree & took you to get your picture taken with Santa. | November-December 2010
12: For your 1st Christmas we went to Nebraska again! You got to meet your Great Grandpa Vic, Aunt Kelsey, Uncle Sean, & Cousins Madi, Tony, Joey, and Colton. | Delaney's | 1st | Christmas | Month 4 | a
13: a | We had you sit in your high chair for the 1st time. Your little legs were strong & you could "stand" when we held you for balance. | December 2010-January 2011
14: Toes! | Farm mat fun | Bear Cub | Bouncy boucy | Sleepy girl | Goofball | Ahhhh | 1st dolly | Cute tushie | Sweet Dreams | Daddy kisses | Mommy went back to work this month & was so sad to leave you. You were growing & changing so much! | Cutie | Cozy | Month 5
15: 1st baby food | Silly | So peaceful | Roly poly | Yummy | Falling face 1st | We gave you baby cereal for the 1st time. You didn't know what to think at first, but you were so cute eating off the little spoon. You were trying so hard to sit up by your self. We put you in your bouncer for the 1st time. You loved the little froggie on it & would jump like crazy when we pushed the music buttons! | Splishy Splashy | Snuggle bug | Tummy time | Pretty snow | 1st time in bouncer | January-February 2011
16: Month 6 We loved watching you this month! You were showing your goofy, cute, & absolutely wonderful personality!
17: February-March 2011 We took you to your 1st Ash Wednesday Mass Service & you had ashes placed on your forehead. You were able to sit up all by yourself!
18: Month 7 | Another busy month! It was your 1st St. Patrick's Day & your 1st Easter. | You went on your 1st flight to Maryland to meet your new baby cousin, Skylar!
19: March-April 2011 | You saw the ocean for the 1st time in Maryland, but it was chilly & windy! | You were trying so hard to crawl...we knew it would be any day & you'd take off!
20: We had you baptized! We asked Aunt Lindsay & "Uncle" Jeff to be your Godparents. | Month 8
21: You started to crawl! One night you just went for it & you were so excited you could get around on your own! | April-May 2011
22: You flew a 2nd time this month to Minnesota for Dane & Abby (Mogensen) Refsland's wedding. We stayed with the Fluckey's & Zimmer's at Marty Davis' house on Lake Minnetonka. | Month 9
23: We took you to the Mall of America. You were mesmerized by all the rides! You were really taking off!! You showed no fear & climbed your 1st big flight of stairs! | May-June 2011
24: You took off again this month! You were getting into everything you could! You were standing & walking, but you still needed to hold on for balance. | Month 10
25: June-July 2011
26: We visited Nebraska again & you met a lot of new people. We took you to a festival in Golden, CO where you got to play in Clear Creek. We also took you to the Dragon Boat Festival at Sloan's Lake. | Month 11
27: We took you to the zoo. It was so fun for Mommy & Daddy to show you all of the animals & listen to you laugh. You always wanted to play with the computer, so we got you your own little computer! | July-August 2011
28: Wow! How did a year go by so fast?! You started walking, you got your first tooth, & we had your 1st birthday party! | Month 12
29: August-September 2011 | Our 1st year with you was more special than we could've ever imagined! Mommy and Daddy love you with all of our hearts!
30: Little D with Betsy, Buster, Bosco, & Otis
31: Our Little Husker
32: The dreams that you seek will become reality! The truth is in your heart! You are my Princess of laughter and love and you will be the inspiration of many! I love you, DAD!!!!!
33: You truly are an "Angel from Heaven" sent to bring Hope! You light up my life and have filled my heart with the purest, greatest love! Let your beauty within always shine out to the world and those near you will be blessed as I am! I love you!!! -Mom