S: Jacquelyn Moorea Frantz 1st Year Volume 1 Birth-6 Months
FC: Jacquelyn Moorea Frantz | Our Baby Girl
1: 2 Months | 3 Months | 4 Months | 5 Months | 1 Month | 6 Months
2: October 4th, 2011 at 6:15 PM 7lbs. 12.6 oz. 20 in. long Alpena Regional Medical Center
3: JACQUELYN | Dr. Richard Bates | Nurse Deb | Nurse Lori | When they placed you in our arms, you slipped forever into our hearts!
4: Our Sweet Baby Girl | Happy Birthday Princess!
6: FIRST FAMILY PORTRAIT | You were finally here - our lil "Pumpkin"!! After 9 long months of waiting for your arrival it was the best and most exciting day of our lives! There aren't words to express the way we felt when we met you... you were the most beautiful baby we had ever seen! It was evident that our hearts and lives were forever changed, for we were in love the moment we laid eyes on you!
8: Meeting your proud Grandparents | Papa McDonald | Grandma Frantz | : Grammie McDonald | Grandpa Frantz
9: Aunt Laura was at the hospital for your birth. She loves you so very much!
10: So many people came to meet you at the hospital! Everyone wanted to hold and snuggle you. There was so much joy surrounding your arrival!! Daddy's co-workers checked in on us regularly to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. Everyone was so excited to meet our lil Princess! | DATE: October 5, 2011_ | Visitors
12: TAKING YOU HOME TO LONG LAKE! | We were discharged on October 6, 2011 It was such an abnormally warm day this time of year! We were so excited to be You hated your car seat! So Mom sat in the back of the Jeep holding your hand on the way home!
14: Home Sweet Home
15: Daddy's Girl
16: The most precious gift we have ever given ourselves - YOU! Our first month together was one of discovery as we got to know each other. You soon fit right into our lives as though you always existed, rendering life without you unimaginable! Waking up to you each day made every morning feel like Christmas morning - we were giddy at the thought that we actually get to keep you! You met all of your family over the course of your first week home and many of Mommy and Daddy's friends came to visit too! You had your first photo shoot- you are so photogenic and absolutely adorable already!
17: Mommy's Sweetheart
18: 1- 4 | Weeks
21: Meeting Penelope Jane | * Best Friends Forever *
22: Four Generations Family Faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future!
24: Your first afternoon at home!
25: Meeting Your Big Cousin Stella!
28: Meeting Great Gram, Auntie Beth & Uncle Jordan
29: You're Little Miss Popular! Everyone wants to hold you!
30: One Week Well Baby Appointment | 7lbs 9 oz * 20 inches
34: Newborn Pictures
35: All because two people fell in
37: We made a wish... and you came true!
38: October 19, 2011
40: In Mommy's arms or on Mommy's chest is where you sleep the very best!
43: I love the leaves, I do not know why. Is it their colors or how they fly? They crunch and crinkle Under my feet; I pile them up And take a leap!
44: Your 1st Halloween
45: Our perfect lil October pumpkin!
46: Our two little bumble bees!
49: Hey there cutie pie!
50: Halloween Party with your Grandparents!
52: Baby Bee JacquelynFrantz & Baby Cow Ross Rinke
53: We had a Frightfully good time at the McGuire's Halloween party this year. We pushed you through town in your stroller and you watched the older kids trick or treat
58: Since birth you've had your days and nights mixed up. So you like to sleep more during the day and party all night long! Mommy stays up with you during the week and Daddy takes over on the weekends. You don't seem to require much sleep at all - you're so alert and attentive!
59: Sweet Baby Face!
61: Your first bottle given to you by Daddy
63: Your first trip downstate!
65: 2 Months | We made our way into your second month with ease. There was still a lot to learn but life with our lil Jacquelyn was natural. You still do not like to sleep at night - you don't seem to want to miss a thing. You've earned the nickname "Little Miss Bright Eyes"! We witnessed the first of your beautiful smiles this month and watched you continue to grow and develop at what seemed like super speed!
66: Festival of Trees
67: Tis the Season
68: Happy 1st Thanksgiving
70: Celebrating with family at Great Grandma McDonald's
71: "There is always something for which to be thankful." -Charles Dickens
73: Warm Holiday Memories Even On The Coldest Of Nights * You're First Christmas Tree | Christmas Time Brings So Much Pleasure When You Have Good Friends To Treasure
74: A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above, a hand full of happiness, a heart full of love!
76: Jacquelyn | Child of God | Godparents | Father Greg baptized you at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Alpena, MI. Your Aunt Ashley and Uncle Nathan were honored to be godparents. | November 25, 2011 | I prayed for this child, and the Lord granted my request. - 1 Samuel
77: You wore a baptismal gown made by Grandma Frantz from Mommy's wedding dress that Papa and Grammie McDonald bought for her. It was beautiful and you looked like an angel!
78: Celebration | We Love You! | Here is a baby with eyes of blue, straight from heaven, right to you!
80: Mommy's Little Sweetheart!
81: Napping with Great Grandma
83: Christmas Tree Ball | 12-2-2011 Your first sleep over with Grandma & Grandpa Frantz
84: meeting great aunt lynn
85: snuggling great aunt joan & cousin danielle
88: SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!
91: Mommy & Me Party
92: Your first shots!
93: visiting daddy at work
95: McDonald Family Christmas Party
97: SNOW FUN
98: December 18th Your first night sleeping in the nursery in your crib! We peeked in on you through the doorway and on the monitor!
99: Watching Daddy play at his alumni hockey game!
101: Sometimes, the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
102: Christmas Is A Time To Believe In Things You Can’t See
103: Jesus Is The Reason For The Season
105: Christmas Eve
108: you were very intrigued by all the bright shiny lights!
109: A Season of Love and Laughter
111: A Christmas To Remember
116: Dear Santa, I was very good! xoxo Jacquelyn
117: Finally relaxing at home after a very busy few weeks!
121: Boyne Mountain
125: 3 Months | You are getting soooo big!! It amazes us how fast you are growing and learning. You have the most perfect skin, brightest blue eyes, the prettiest little baby wrinkles, and the longest eyelashes. You can raise your head up and are getting so strong- and you can do mini push ups. You love to kick your legs and have the loudest giggle! Your favorite toy right now is your activity mat or your fishy rattle.
127: The smile on your face brings a smile to my heart
128: Little model i n the making! | Little Model in the Making
130: ...... and then there were three!
131: Babies are precious gifts that fill our lives with love.
133: We just fall in love with you more each day, our sweet Jacquelyn. Your first smiles and giggles began in your second month and really blossomed in your third. Your sparkling personality continues to emerge, full of life, happiness, humor, and curiosity. You are truly the best baby and you fill our lives and hearts with such joy!
134: Stella Turns 1!
135: Cutie Pie
142: Meeting Gracie Gohlke
145: You are our sunshine, Our only sunshine. You make us happy everyday. You'll never know dear how much we love you!
146: Splishn' & Splashn'
151: 4 Months | Our little girl is getting so big! At your 4 month appointment with Dr. Conboy you weighed in at 13 pounds 6 ounces and you are 25 inches long. We watched you roll for the first time ever on Feb. 9th. You enjoy playing in your two bouncy seats - you are always kickin' your legs and on the go! Your smile has earned you the nickname "Smiley" with all of our family and friends!
153: Our Silly Little Girl
154: 4 MONTH SHOTS Feb*9*2012 | You were so brave! You didn't even cry for your first shot and only for a second after your second. We were so very proud of you!
160: Getting So Big! | Play time is my Favorite time
161: Pucker Up!
163: 5 Months | Our lil pumpkin found her tongue this month! You love to put your fingers and toys in your mouth and chew on them. You love to give us kisses and open your mouth so wide when you do. You love to talk away and are rolling all over the place! The weather has been crazy this month with snow for two weeks and then 70's for the next two so we spent a lot of time going for walks outside.
165: Our lil snow angel | 2012
169: "a baby girl... one of the most beautiful miracles in life, one of the greatest joys we can ever know, and one of the reasons why there is a little extra sunshine, laughter and happiness in your world today." | ................................................ | ................................................
173: 6 Months | Happy Half Birthday to our sweet little Jacquelyn!! Time seems to be moving so fast! You had your first taste of real food- organic sweet potatoes prepared by Mommy on April 4th and you loved them! We also celebrated your first Easter this month.
174: FIRST MOMENTS
175: First Food Sweet Potatoes
176: "The Easter Bunny came by today and left surprises along his way. Colorful eggs are all around. With baskets in hand we search the ground. Hiding in places here and there Easter eggs are everywhere."
181: Hippity Hoppity Happy Easter!
184: 1st time meeting the Easter Bunny!
185: Easter Celebrations with the Frantz side of the family at Great Aunt MaryLou and Great Uncle Gary's house.
186: Easter at Great Grandma McDonald's
188: Swim Lessons Every Wednesday | at the Plaza Pool
189: You are a natural in the water! We love watching you kick and splash - you're our lil water baby! | Penelope was your little swim buddy!
192: baby easton
193: At Aunt Beth's Baby Shower