S: Lyla Hayes The First Year
BC: Dearest Lyla~ You are the cutest, most adorable, sweetest little thing with an attitude. We wouldn't want you any other way! We LOVE being your mommy & daddy and you are our amazing little girl!
FC: Lyla Hayes | Our Baby Girl The First Year
1: Lyla's first kiss | July 3, 2010
2: July 24, 2010 Lyla Hayes Swenson 6 pounds 9 ounces 19 inches 4:02 pm
3: Lyla's Milestones: | ~3/8/10 - Found out you're a GIRL! ~8/9 Got the best mommy-smile ~Mid-Nov. sleeps 7 -10 hours at night ~12/23 nonstop chatterbox ~Christmas: done breastfeeding and hair goes down ~6 months: rolls over & has very quick grabby hands ~1/30/11 1st swim in Pool (Rapid City) ~Feb: 1st babyfood: oatmeal, peas, sweet potato, bananas, carrots & squash; finally stops spitting up so bad ~2/13 holds bottle all by myself if propped up ~2/17 xray of shoulder (Cole rolled her over & over) ~6 to 7 mos: no teeth yet, but they hurt ~getting good as saying dada dada ~3/8&9 1st sleep in own room & sitting up all by myself ~7 to 8 mos: started showing separation anxiety | ~3/31 it's official tummy-scoot to get around ~Mar - Apr hates having face wiped ~4/26 could go from laying/crawling to sitting up ~5/2 1st crawl on hands & knees ~5/12 pulling up on furniture to standing ~5/15 started yoga 'down-ward dog' ~5/16 furniture surfing & walking like elephant on hands & feet in kitchen ~9 mos: started dancing to music ~5/28 1st wave to friends through camper window ~5/30 loves to clap when asked too ~6/1 1st tooth! Bottom right ~10 mos: no more pacifier! ~10.5 mos: wave and say "hi" & "nigh, nigh" likes to give kisses & raspberries ~11 mos climbing on everything ~7/17 learned how to turn around & go down stairs & get off couch (in camper) ~7/20 says "uh oh" in the cutest voice
4: Our FIRST impression of Lyla was "oh my goodness she is SO LOUD!"
5: Cole's very first words to Lyla were "I Wuv You So Much" | D A D D Y | M O M M Y
6: G R A M M Y | P A P A | Auntie | S A R A | Aunt | S U Z I E | U N C L E | Bobby
7: Itty | B I T T Y | Brother | L O V E | W H O o o o | O o o | Folded | U P
8: Heather & Bryan's Estes Park Wedding July 31st | Proud Auntie
9: D R E S S | U P | P R E C I O U S
10: Grammy-B | Mother's hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. ~Unknown | Granny-S
11: 1 month
12: Rapid City, SD Our first camping trip in our new camper! | September | Family fun!
13: 2 months
14: October | first smiles | Friday Night Lights
15: 3 months
16: November | Lyla's natural hair-do!
17: 4 months | A water-baby in the making!
18: D E C E M B E R | Dad's Indian nickname: | Spitting Lyla Crazy Hair | Cole's home-made snowflakes for Lyla
19: 5 months | Not sure about my, | b r o t h e r
20: Farm House Christmas Party | Morrill Christmas Walk | Old Town Santa!
21: Lyla's 1st swim! Rapid City, SD | January
22: 6 months | Mom's 1st crochet project!
23: F E B R U A R Y | Pure J O Y
24: 7 months | "Though she be but little, she is fierce!"" ~William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
25: Yay! I'm so happy I moved from my little bed to my big girl bed! | March
26: laugh | smile | memories
27: sweet | fun | cute
28: L I L H U S K E R | Cutest | Pretty | P O U T | C E L E B R A T I N G | S P R I N G
29: 8 months
30: Scottsbluff National Monument | S A R A | H E A T H E R | First | S H O W E R | Children are a handful sometimes, A heartfull all the time... -- Author Unknown
31: April | S L E E P Y | S O C C E R | Cole's | C H E E R L E A D E R | Best Buds! | Baby
32: Family | LOVE
33: E A S T E R | 9 months | M a c y
34: May | P L A Y
35: Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. ~Phyllis Diller
36: May Camping at Glendo | G O RG E O U S | Ol' 'Dutch
37: Going | H i k i n g | Sweet | F A M I L Y
38: 10 months
39: S P L A S H | June | Splish
40: Sharing is so | S W E E T | Outside | C R A W L
41: Bed head! | 11 M O N T H S | A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for. -- Anonymous
42: Our Little | F I R E C R A C K E R | July | Cole's bike for Rendezvous Days! | Loves | S U C K E R S
43: Minatare | Memories | Fun in the | M U D
45: Bug bites | Y I K E S | The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana, The Life of Reason | F A M I L Y | T O Y S
46: Lyla's 1st B I R T H D A Y! | I learned to laugh and crawl, then sit and stand. Now I can walk if you hold my hand. But the fun has just begun. Look out, I’m turning One
47: July 24, 2011
48: No earthly joys could bring more pleasure. Than a little child to love and treasure.
49: Love's to Lyla