S: Olivia's First Year, Volume One!
BC: The End | To Be Continued...
FC: The First Year! | O | L | I | V | I | A | LO VE | Birth to 6 Months...
1: When they placed you in our arms, you slipped forever into our hearts. | Welcome to the world our precious, Olivia Love
2: Your Nursery
3: Mommy and Daddy spent many weeks planning and working on your nursery. We wanted it to be perfect - and it was. When we were finished, the only thing missing was you...
4: Happy Birthday! | Love at first sight | Olivia Love Wilson Born December 29, 2010 8 lbs, 1 oz and 19 3/4 inches long | Minutes Old
5: You were finally here - our "Peanut"! After nine long months of waiting, your arrival 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 and it was evident that our hearts and our lives were forever changed, for we were in love the moment we laid eyes on you. | Daddy's little girl | Mommy's sweetheart
6: One proud papa! | Daddy's first time holding his beautiful girl | Your first bath
7: So very loved, from the very start
8: In mommy's arms or on mommy's chest is where you slept the very best
9: All bundled up and ready to go home!
10: Two and a half weeks old | And then there were three... | Ten tiny fingers, ten teeny toes, and the cutest little button nose!
11: We had newborn pictures taken of you at two and a half weeks old and your photogenic talents were already apparent... You are too beautiful for words! | Precious baby girl
12: First month | Your First Month | January 2011 | A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above, a handful of happiness, a heart full of love.
13: We brought you home on New Year's Eve and rang in the New Year with the most precious gift we've even 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 got to keep you!
14: Just a few | days old...
15: WHAT! No more milk?!
16: Sleep tight
17: simply | beauty | sleeping
18: Your Second Month | Happy girl in the Starbucks drive thru! | February 2011 | The smile on your face brings a smile to our hearts
19: We made our way into our second month with ease. There was still a lot to learn but life with our Olivia was natural. We witnessed the first of your beautiful smiles this month and watched you continue to grow and develop at what seemed like super speed. You also gave us a big scare and had your first hospital stay at only 8 weeks old, but we were so relieved and grateful to find that our precious baby girl was going to be just fine... You were perfect as ever! | One of Daddy's favorite pictures! | Little love bug | Little love bug | 8 weeks old
20: Having "a conversation" with Daddy at the hospital the day Auntie Desiree had Zoe | There's nothing better than your smiling face! | You loved bath time in your bath chair
21: Poor baby... had your first hospital stay at only 2 months old | All suited up in your baby bjorn and ready for your walk! | Freddie the firefly was your favorite
22: What a face!
23: Little UoA fan watching basketball with daddy from your baby bjorn... you loved it!
24: Your first visit to Daddy's work! | February 26, 2011
25: Daddy's Office | Excited to visit Daddy!
26: You are our sunshine, our only sunshine, You make us happy every day. You'll never know dear, how much we love you, So please don't take our sunshine away. | Your third month | March 2011
27: We just fall in love with you more each day, our sweet Olivia. 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!
28: Little sweetie | Oh how we | So happy... | ...so cute! | love that smile! | 3 months old
31: You were very intrigued by this Cats vs. Dogs movie... you watched it for a full 45 minutes that day!
32: Your Fourth Month | April 2011 | Giggle, curls, ribbons, and bows, she is adorable from head to toe!
33: First Easter April 2011 | It's hard to believe how quick we made it to month four - you're already a whole quarter of a year old! This month marked new experiences like your very first visit to the easter bunny and discovering the joy of bouncing in your jumper-roo! It is amazing to watch | you as you learn and discover all of the new, exciting things around you. You are the brightest part of every day, Olivia!
34: Cute as a BUG!
36: Little model in the making | This face spells t.r.o.u.b.l.e! | Four and a half months old | You had another little photo shoot at four and a half months old - this time in a park! We were only there for 20 minutes or so but we managed to get so many adorable shots of you. You are a complete natural in front of the camera!
38: May 2011 | Your Fifth Month | Girls are giggles with freckles all over them.
39: Your fifth month brought some new experiences and milestones, from teething and eating "real" food, to sitting up all on your own! You are so smart and possess such a bright spirit - we are continually impressed and amazed by our smart, beautiful girl each and every day!
40: Teething | Time! | Your teething was in full swing this month! Mimi bought you this "nubby" and you LOVED it! Your first two teeth appeared not long after... on your 6 month birthday, to the day!
41: Eating | Time! | This was your very first time trying rice cereal. We were so excited to feed it to you but you weren't too sure what to think about it!
42: Little Pebbles Flinstone | Big girl, sitting up all by yourself! | Starbucks lover just like mama!
43: Baby, baby, baby signing time!
44: Your Sixth Month | June 2011 | We mad a wish... and you came true!
45: This is it - the half year mark! It's unbelievable how fast our time with you has gone and it has been nothing short of amazing watching your grow and blossom these past 6 months. More milestones have been met with your first two teeth (appearing exactly on June 29th - your 6th month birthday!), new foods, and a clear comprehension of a laundry list of words. You are incredibly smart, beautiful, loving, and funny! Our sweet Olivia, I don't think you could possibly find two parents any prouder than your mommy and daddy!
46: is for "Big Bear" | You love stuffed animals so much, Mommy and Daddy found you the biggest one of all!
47: Oooo, snuggle puppy of mine,.. | You L.O.V.E to read and can already turn the pages by yourself! | is for books | everything about you is especially fine!
48: is for big girl bath! | You love your bath time - it's one of our favorite times of the day! You've become such a big girl, this month you officially moved from your "bath chair" to your "big girl" bath tub. Sitting up and the addition of bath toys makes it a whole new fun experience!
50: is for bounce!
51: is for (juicy) booty! | The jumpy queen! | I Unicorny | Olivia & Unicorny
52: Sweet Potatoes... | Apples... | Bananas... | And the dreaded peas... | ...a sweet success! | ...mmm, yummy! | First | Food
53: Carrots... | ...surprisingly palatable | ...an acquired taste | ...so... | ...not... | ...funny! | Adventures
54: First Mother's Day | May 8, 2011
55: First Father's Day | June 19, 2011 | Little Miss Betty Crocker
56: Mommy | Olivia | & | "Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."
58: Daddy & Olivia | "Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express."
60: I love this baby, her name's Olivia | She is so beautiful, yes she is!