BC: Yep that's me... I'm one year old now. See you in my next book
FC: Baby Tristan
1: This is Tristan's story. But to get here, we have to go back...
2: This is how Tristan looked before he was born. When mommy first told big sister Lexie (age 3) that there was a baby in her tummy, Lexie said, "I wanna see!" She had to wait a little while before the doctor could take pictures.
3: Mommy's belly grew | and grew! Her friends had a party to celebrate | the new baby and give the baby gifts! | That was the baby shower!
4: Contractions began on New Year's eve 2003. After walking the halls, getting a nice epidural, and watching the ball drop at midnight, Tristan arrived around 3 a.m. New Years day
5: Tristan Justice Cox January 1, 2003 6 lbs 3 oz 19 inches long | Welcome Baby Tristan!!!
6: Tristan's first day at the hospital. Daddy was so happy to have his little baby boy in his arms at last! | Dr. Lisa Hollar came by to meet the baby she took care of while in Mommy's tummy.
7: Finally Alexis arrived with Grandma Alison. Lexie brought her face right up to Tristan's face and said, "Hi little crumb bun!"
9: Tristan's first week home. You can never take too many pictures! The funniest are the ones where he is sleeping, and making funny faces while dreaming. Hillarious! Meanwhile, Lexie gets used to being a big sister. She helps by bringing diapers and wipes to Mom at changing time.
10: About two weeks after Tristan's was born, Nana and Papa came to meet the new baby. Nana couldn't wait to tell stories to Tristan, or to take off all his clothes and change his diaper.
11: Welcome to Nana-land!!!
12: Papa loves to help out with projects aroumd the house | Here's Papa helping Daddy put in new flooring | they're working under careful supervision by Lexie | Here's Tristan in his baby swing. You can see that we needed some new flooring!
13: January 15, 2003 Lexie's 4th birthday With special guest, baby Tristan!
14: February... | I love my Papa! | Papa is always good for cuddles
15: Tristan is four weeks old now and Mom is having lots of fun with the camera
19: Growing so fast! Tristan never really liked "tummy time" but always loved "Daddy time"
20: March two months old
24: What's up my Daddy?
25: Sweetie pie
26: April three months old
27: Aunt Kristie | Kristie & Lexie | Kristie is 15 | Aunt Mandy | Silly Mandy She's 17 | Grandma Alison
28: Baby's first ball game
29: Go Diamondbacks!!!
30: We love baby T
31: Our Family
32: May,Four Months Old
33: I love to watch sister swim
34: This toy rocks
36: June 5 months | Silly Grandpa
37: Number 1 DADDY
40: July 6 months
41: Aunt Kristie was our babysitter we had FUN
42: August 7 months
43: Daddy surprised Mommy with a trip to Minnesota to visit family and friends | We spent time with Amy and Jason Pinski and with our Anderson family in Wisconsin. Here's Jeff & Carrie, Grandma and Abby
44: SUPPER TIME | September 8 months
45: mmmm | Hi Sister!
46: October 9 months
47: Nana came for a visit. We went to the zoo and almost got creamed by an antelope on our safari ride. Yikes
48: We had lots of family visit in October. Aunt Diane and Willard came with Grandma and Grandpa. They came up from Yuma while Nana was here. Aunt Olympia and Uncle Larry came later, too.
49: This is when Lexie and Amber became friends | Halloween 2003 Tristan was a frog. Lexie was Cassie the dragon fron dragon tales
50: Little Packer fan | Trying to walk, doing ok!
51: Oh yeah! | November 10 months old
52: Christmas time! A visit from silly old Grandpa brings lots of laughs
54: Our Christmas tradition, to create a fun memory that will last forever. This year we stayed in a cabin in Show Low
57: We finally found snow after driving around for a while looking for a hill to go sledding on. At last we find one and we have a blast sledding. Even Stitchie joined in!
58: toys toys toys and um toys!
60: Tristan's 1st birthday!
61: Mom & Dad had a cake fight which I thought was so funny!