S: Grant Thomas Long
FC: Grant's 1st Year
1: Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone
2: Pregnancy Week 16 to Week 38. Grant was born one week before his due date. Photo on right is of Mom and Baby on Week 40.
4: Dec. 15, 2009 | 19.5 in. | 8:31 AM | 7 lbs
10: The Littlest Long Comes Home
11: The many faces of Grant in Week 1.
17: Meeting Uncle Bob, Aunt Barb, Kristyn, and Ashley for the first time! "G-Money" is coined.
18: Milestones | Smiling at 7weeks | Laughing at 12 weeks | Rolling over at 13 weeks
21: Easter | Nanny's House Wilmington, North Carolina | Sweater by Nanny
22: These were the only months in year one when you slept through the night. | Months Three and Four
23: Giggling and rolling over at 3 months. | Milestones | Sitting and rolling as a mode of transportation at 4 months.
24: Memorial Day Week Englewood, Florida
25: Great Grandma's Cottage
26: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most" | Milestones | First flight, swim in the | Gulf, and baseball game | at 5 months.
29: Meeting the Great Grandparents
31: The many faces of Grant in Month 5.
32: Milestones First solid food and word ("Mom"), combat crawling, pulling up to standing, reaching to be held at 6 months.
34: Avalon, New Jersey
35: Industrial-grade sunscreen, sun tent, sun shirt, and huge red hat? Ready for the beach! And why the bathtub? So Grant can get in the water, silly.
36: Nanny's family has been gathering annually in Avalon for 40 years.
39: Wilmington, North Carolina
40: Splish splash!
41: Milestones Saying"Dada," using spoon, and crawling at 7 months. Using pointer and thumb to grasp objects, cruising furniture, and cutting first four teeth at 8 months.
42: "A Baby's Love Is Best Of All"
45: Milestones Standing alone, signing (dog, more), using potty when placed,clapping and playing games at 9 months.
46: The Pumpkin Patch
49: Halloween | Walking at 10 months!
51: The many faces of Grant in Month 11.
52: Thanksgiving Wilmington, North Carolina
53: Head Bumps
54: Happy Birthday! | You say it's a dairy-free, soy-free, wheat-free cupcake? Ummm, no thank you. Fine, I tried it, but you can't make me like it. More? Whoops, how did that get on the floor? Dad? No? Mom? Great! | 30.5 in 22.9 lbs
56: Milestones Saying and signing more than a dozen words, stacking blocks, and drawing at 12 months. | Christmas Key West, Florida
57: Visited 7 "States" DC, FL, NC, NJ, KS, SC,VA