S: Bryce William Darling
FC: Bryce William Darling
1: "A precious baby has come from above to live in our hearts and fill them with love."
2: Gotta bun | At 10 weeks, mommy announced her pregnancy on Halloween night, by walking in with a baker's costume., complete with a "Happy Birthday Uncle Jay" cake. The expressions were priceless. | in the oven
3: 6 wks | 12 wks | 13 wks | 13 wks | 13 wks | 13 wks | 20 wks | 20 wks | Here are my first portraits.. Mommy & Daddy found out that I was a boy at 12 weeks.. Aunt Kathy confirmed it at 13 weeks.
4: "A moment in my tummy... a lifetime in my heart." | Maternity | 5 months | 6.5 months | 6.5 months | 9 months
5: 4 months | 5 months | 6.5 months | 7.5 months | 9 months | 9 months
6: Bryce William Darling May 23, 2008, 11:48 pm 8 lbs., 1 oz., 20.5 inches blue eyes & light brown hair
7: "A Baby's Love Is Best Of All" | I met my Mommy & Daddy for the 1st time. It was love at first sight. Daddy cut my umbilical cord.
8: A Baby Is A Bit Of Stardust Blown From Heaven
9: Delivery was in a cozy suite at Spring Hill Regional. Mimaw and Skyler were troopers and stayed during the entire process. Pipaw made it shortly after. Visitors over the next two days include, Vicky, Jay, Jayde, Kayden, Cindy, Steve, Tyler, Jenny, Jamie, Ricky, April, Scott, Scottie, and Alyssa.
10: Coming home | My first car ride. I think Daddy drove 12 mph the entire way home.
11: First day home
12: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most" | Meeting Maw Maw & Paw Paw Darling at 6 days old
13: "Babies Are Life's Most Precious Gift" | 2 weeks old
15: 2 weeks old
17: Visiting Daddy at the fire station at 3 weeks old.
18: As a newborn, I loved the swing, snugli, warm baths, music, and lights. I slept in a bassinet or on mommy or daddy's chest.
20: My first two visits to Alabama were at 6 & 8 wks old. I got to meet the Darling and Hanna side of the family. I enjoyed snuggling up and napping on everyone's chest
22: A baby is born with a need to be loved, and never outgrows it.
23: At 1 month, I was 10 lbs, 8 oz, 20.5 inches. I enjoyed the snugli and smiling. At 2 months, I was 12 Lbs. I loved playing in the jumperoo and bumbo. At 3 months, I was 14 Lbs, 2 oz. I rolled over, learned to interact with toys and people, enjoyed riding in the bike trailer, and slept in my crib.
25: 4 Months Old
26: My 1st solids, and boy did I love my fruits and veggies. My favorite was sweet potatoes. I was 16 Lbs. | 4 months
27: I discovered my toes, and love to pull off my socks as I roll around on the floor.
28: I dressed as a tiger for my first Halloween. I went trick or treating with my family at Aunt V.V. & Uncle Jay's house, until I fell asleep in the stroller along the way.
29: months | 5
30: My abilities soar at 5 months. Now I can sit up, stand with support, give kisses, pat table, blow raspberries while eating, play in exersaucer, scoot around floor, enjoy mirrors, drink juice from a sippy cup, and magically be calmed by "Itsy Bitsy Spider". | 16 Lbs, 6 oz
31: 5 months
32: No teeth... no problem! My turkey leg and sweet potatoes were extra yummy. Dinner was at my Mimaw's house.
33: 6 Months
34: 1st Visit to the Zoo
35: 6 Months Old
36: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most" | At 6 months, I sit up, rock on all fours, type on a keyboard, play with the remote, bang spoons, bops head to music, and went on a hayride.
37: 17 Lb, 12oz., 25.5 inches long
38: My first Christmas was in Alabama. I helped mommy decorate the Christmas tree, met Santa twice, gazed at lots of Christmas lights in Birmingham, and was showered with tons of toys, My favorite part was playing with the wrapping paper and boxes.
39: A Christmas To Remember | 7 months
40: 7 M: 18 Lbs, 12 oz 8 M: 20 Lbs, 4 oz
41: I cruise around with ease and even pull up on furniture. I enjoy playing and exploring more than ever. Mommy & Daddy have to watch me like a hawk now, because I end up in the strangest places. Even though my feet can't reach, I can still ride the rocking horse that my Paw Paw Darling made me. Other skills: pat-a-cake, clap hands, say Da Da Da, squats and stands, got 1st tooth, waves bye, eats finger food
42: 1st Rays | Boys day out for Daddy's birthday! | Game | Pena signed my baseball!
43: 9 Months Old
45: Month 9 was eventful. I attended my first Chasco parade, spent many days at the park, walked with minimal assistance, and visited Sams Beach. I learned how to climb on furniture, pull towels off the stove, play in toilet, use walking toys, take a few steps, use the Leap Frog fridge magnets, and I mastered the shape sorter, | 9 Months | 20 Lbs, 9 oz, 29.25 inches
46: 10 months
47: At 10 months I like swinging at the park, swimming in grandma's pool, splashing in the bath tub, riding the P&G train, playing with toys that move, and operating the remote. I also walk 17 steps, give kisses, show my temper, and bee bop to music.
48: I got three easter baskets! One from the Easter Bunny, one from Maw Maw & Paw Paw Darling, and one from Grandma & Bampa.
49: "Bunnies are brown, bunnies are white. Bunnies are always an Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly, the large and the small. But I like chocolate one, the best of them all." | Happy | Easter
50: Months | 11 | At 11 months, I get brave and let go of the couch to walk across the room and even turn corners. I also drink whole milk from a sippy cup, and went down a water slide.
51: I was 21 Lbs, 2 oz. I insisted on going everywhere with mommy...even for a ride in the laundry basket to fold clothes. I was a "helper". As she folded the clothes, I unfold them and mix up the piles.
52: "A child is the greatest joy, the ultimate Blessing." | During warm months, Dees, Tay Tay, and I practically live in grandma's pool. It's tough to get us off of the canoe, boogie board, tubes, or even the steps.
53: Spring time fun!
55: A priceless treasure
56: 1st Birthday!
57: I can't believe it's been a year! I had a sports themed birthday party. Mommy made my invitations as a sports ticket, and Maw Maw Darling made my cakes.
60: Lots of family and friends came to my party. We played sports, redneck horseshoes, and jumped in the bouncy house. Daddy became famous for his smoked boston butts. | Happy | Birthday
61: Mommy sent these thank you notes to guests who gave me a monetary birthday gift. A college fund was started for me. Daddy got me this baseball signed by the entire Auburn baseball team.
62: "Twinkle twinkle little star; do you know how loved you are?"
63: 1 Year Old