S: Our First Year with Lilliana
BC: A one-year-old is so many things, a tiny discoverer of butterfly wings, a hugger of teddies, a sweet sleepyhead, and someone to dream for in bright years ahead. We love you Maya and our so excited to watch you grow. Love, Mommy & Daddy
FC: our first year with
1: A daughter brings sunshine to brighten your day. Brings joy through her loving ways. Is a blessing that comes from above. A special and beautiful treasure to love.
2: Mommy and Daddy's answered prayer, Maya Belle!! | August 28, 2009 | Spring 10'
3: May you find strength in the love that surrounds you.
4: Ultrasound day was so exciting. Daddy kept telling me that we were having a boy, but I had a feeling you were a precious little girl from the start. | Ultrasound
5: Dr. Adams OB Office | You kept Mommy up at night with heartburn because of all of the dark hair you had when you were born | Everyone was patiently waiting to hear what we were having...we had a big dinner to celebrate | You kept kicking your long little legs in every ultrasound
6: Handmade blanket & High Chair-Mama Wanda | Little newborn outfit-Mama Ruby | Mama rRoo Swing-Aunt Janelle | Mimi & Grandma-Everything else :) | Outfits & baby necessities-Aunt Stacy | Given by Aunt Janelle and Mimi
7: I had a few showers surrounds by family and friends. We had a great time celebrating your arrival every time!.
8: July 17, 2011 | 9:54 pm | 20 inches | 7 lbs and 15 oz. | Life is not measured by the breathes we take, but by the moments that take our breathe away...
9: "I knew I loved you before I met you."
10: & | After you were born | came to see and hold you.
11: Pretty dresses, Little Curls, Oh thank heaven for little girls!
12: Aunt Janelle took my newborn pictures -I was alert most of the time, but finally fell asleep so Mommy could put me in funny positions. | Photo Shoot
13: Week 2 | Stretching | Wonder in my Eyes | head full of hair
14: Rub-a-dub-dub... | This was your first bath. It was the day we came home from the hospital. You did not like being naked in the water. You screamed the entire time. | First Bath
15: Getting Bigger
17: One | We had a very busy first month. Football started for Daddy, visits to Bloomington to see family , and a birthday celebration for cousin Felix By Week 4 you were even sleeping 4-5 hours at night!! **I am also so long, I have to wear six month sleepers **
18: Maya's Baptism
19: This Certifies | This Certifies | This Certifies | Tiny Hands and Tiny Feet | Tiny Hands and Tiny Feet | This Certifies
20: State Fair, Football Games, and Lots of Smiles!!
21: 2 Months
22: Someone wonderful, new and sweet. Has come to make our life complete. | September -October 2011 | Getting ready for the Stansifer Reunion-spent the night at Mimi and Papa's for the first time. I slept all night!! | Papa gave me cool whip, Yummy!! | Sleeping on Mimi at the ballgame
23: 2 Month Continued | Apple Works Orchard with Aunt Janelle and Lys
24: A bootiful night... | The Boo Crew Maya and Alysity | We went that night around Bloomington It's the chosen path for many feet, when it comes to going trick-or-treat.
25: Maya's 1st
26: October-November | Maya loves her Daddy's beard | My first trip to the zoo... | Hanging out with Papa at the Binkley Cookout
27: 3 Months | I found my feet in early November...but haven't tried to put them in my mouth yet...
29: Start of 4th Month **I ate cereal for the first time November 20th**
30: We had a wonderful Christmas. We had to take the family pictures in front of Mimi and Papa's tree! | The birth of Jesus Christ made all of this possible...
31: On Christmas Eve we went to Mama Wanda's. & Tia's on Christmas Day. | Look you were trying to open presents! | You loves playing with the paper, but also had fun with all the toys!!
32: 5 and 6 Months | December-Mid February | I said my first word, January 8th "boom" | I got my ears pierced... | I love my bouncer!! I even fell asleep in it!
33: Started waving to herself week of January 29th | Went swimming and loved it!! | 6 month checkup: 28.2 inches and 16.4 ounces. | Started using sippy cup..
35: 7 Months | I learned a lot this month: * I said Dad on March 20th * Started Army Crawling * I can wave * I love to blow bubbles and make funny noises with my tongue * Had my first sleepover with Lys
36: Your first family vacation was to Hilton Head Beach during March 2012. We went for a week and you had so much fun. You loved the pool and the sand (although you kept trying to put it in your mouth). You learned the word uh-oh on our trip and can now clap with excitement. You also got your bottom tooth.! | Hilton Head
37: 1st | Vacation | March 24th-30th
38: 8 to 9 Months | The weather this March has been wonderful. You have loved playing at the park and going on walks with Mommy. | I started crawling March 14th | Playing with Daddy at the park | I love pulling hair, but Mommy is always telling me NO!
39: Easter at Mama Wanda's, I had so much fun crawling around during the egg hunt | I started pulling myself up on things about a week after I turned 9 months
40: Mother's Day 2012 | Sunday we had a cookout and earlier that morning I had an X-ray on my foot, but it was just a sprain....
41: I started saying Mom this weekend consistently | We went to the nursery and picked out flowers for Mimi and then played at the park!
42: 10-11 Months | I love singing "If you are happy and you know it clap your hands" | I said Papa and Bye Bye-May 24th
43: I started bear crawling the beginning of my 11th month and around the 4th of July wanted to walk a lot while holding onto Mommy | We went to Wisconsin with the family July 4th & had so much fun | Daddy tried to teach me to say one, but now I hold up my finger and point at everyone grinning
44: Cut the Cake! Party Date: July 21, 2012 | My cake was so yummy and I dived right in!
45: Hoping your wishes come true year after year. | Happy Birthday to you... Happy Birthday to you.. Happy Birthday to Maya Happy Birthday Tooooo YOOOOOU!
46: Maya knows were her eyes and toes are & loves telling me the sound a cow makes...moo!! | I love playing with my blocks and taking them in and out of the bucket
47: I got so many fun books & toys..... | At my One Year Doctor's appointment I was: Weight: 21 lbs 6 ounces Height: 31.75 inches
48: Best Friends Forever