S: Levi's First Year
BC: Levi, I can't believe you are already one year old. It seems like just yesterday we brought you home from the hospital. You are a very special boy, and I thank God everyday for you. I love you very much! Love, Mom
FC: Levi Trent Ingram
1: "A precious baby has come from above to live in your hearts and fill them with love."
2: We were so excited for your arrival! Your Grandmother and Great-Grandmother helped paint and fix up the nursery. Great-Grandmother made your curtains and bedding. Of course we decided to decorate your room in baseball!
3: We had two showers before your arrival. The teachers at Altus Intermediate School gave a wonderful shower. You got your pack and play and several cute outfits. Elm and Hudson Church of Christ gave us a shower, as well. You got your stroller, many diapers, outfits, and so much more. We were very blessed to have such great showers.
4: Born On: June 29, 2010 Place: Lawton, OK Time: 8:36 a.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 5 oz. Length: 21 in. | You hated your first bath! Daddy said you cried so loud.
5: Levi Trent Ingram | Welcome to the world!
6: You were so anxious to be here. Monday night, June 28th, I went into labor at home. At about 5:00 a.m. we decided to go to the hospital. When we got to the hospital, it was only two hours and you were born. You came so fast, that Grandmother was the only person besides Mommy and Daddy that were there when you arrived. Mimi, Grandpa, and many other family members and visitors were there shortly after to welcome you! | It was so special to meet you and hold you for the first time!
7: "Babies Are Life's Most Precious Gift"
9: Due to some complications, we were in the hospital for a week. All of the nurses were surprised at how fast you were growing in that one week. We had a lot of visitors, and everyone wanted to hold you! | Proud Daddy!
10: You were born on June 29th, and we were still in the hospital on July 4th. Grandmother bought you a July 4th outfit. It was a little bit too big, but I still put it on you for a while so we could celebrate your first Fourth of July!
11: We finally got to leave the hospital on July 5th!
12: Grandpa and Mimi were waiting on us when we got home. We got home around 3:00. You, Mommy, and Daddy all took a nap when we got home! Mimi fixed supper, and Grandmother and Papa T joined us. We introduced you to Tiger and your new back yard our first evening at home. | Your first night at home was great! You only woke up twice to eat and then you went right back to sleep. We were so happy to finally be home!
13: You were not happy when we put you in your car seat for the first time, but after a few minutes you fell asleep for the rest of the trip home. You were happy when we got home!
14: A Baby Is A Bit Of Stardust Blown From Heaven | One week old! We had many more visitors the first week we were home. Uncle Beau got to see you for the first time. Great-Grandmother came to visit, as well! | Already thinking about something! | Month 1 July
16: Sweet baby!
17: One month old! | Already holding up your head!
18: Happy and alert!
19: Month 2 August | The first two months were interesting! You were trying to adjust to the world, and Mommy and Daddy were trying to adjust to having a baby! Needless to say, there were a lot of sleepless nights. Sometimes the only places you would sleep were in your car seat on the dryer or driving around in the car! Thankfully, by the end of your second month, you were much happier, and sleeping in your pack and play. | First pair of shoes. | Your daddy loves you so much!
20: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most" | First smile!
21: Your first smile was on August 2, 2010. You were one month old. Mommy wasn't home, and you smiled for Daddy! Of course, it was a few smiles later before you let us catch you on camera!
22: You were 2 months old in these pictures. Daddy could always get you to smile!
23: Month 3 September | 1. In a staring contest with monkey! 2. So sweet and cuddly in your pajamas! 3. Look at those big, blue eyes!
24: Momma's Boy!
25: In September we went to the State Fair. That was your first trip to Oklahoma City. We had a great time!
26: You were three months old in these pictures. It is amazing how fast you changed and grew! By this time you really enjoyed sitting in your bumbo seat. You liked being such a big boy! Daddy was proud that you enjoyed watching golf so much!
27: Month 4 October
28: Happy Halloween!
29: Trick or Treat! | You dressed up as Little Raggedy Andy for your first Halloween. Great-Grandmother made your costume. | We enjoyed the Fall Festival at church.
31: Month 5 November
32: White Thanksgiving | Learning to play 42 with the cousins! | Even though we were a few days early, we had a surprise 50th birthday party for Papa T.
33: Waugh Thanksgiving | Post-Thanksgiving feast nap with Great Gramps and Great Uncle Joe! | Picture with Mommy and Daddy after the annual Waugh Turkey Trot!
34: Ingram Thanksgiving
35: OU and OSU always play on Thanksgiving weekend. We had to support our team! | "There is always something for which to be thankful." -Charles Dickens
36: You love your bath!
37: Month 6 December | Eating cereal! | Happy Birthday, Dad!
38: Baby's First Christmas
40: Merry Christmas!
41: Your first Christmas was a lot of fun! We opened presents at our house a couple of days before Christmas. You enjoyed emptying your stocking and playing with the wrapping paper. We were at Grandpa and Mimi's for Christmas Eve and Christmas day. On Christmas morning, you had fun playing with your new toys. You really liked the special gun that Great Papa whittled for you. Later, we went to Nana and Granddad's and opened more presents. We also had Christmas with Papa T and Grandmother, the Waugh family, and the White family. It was great getting to visit with all of our family. You received a lot of presents, but I think you definitely enjoyed the boxes and wrapping paper the most!
42: Seven months old!
43: Month 7 January | Happy 50th Birthday, Mimi! | Four Generations! | Unfortunately I don't have any pictures, but by the end of January, you were crawling very well!
44: The snow fell gently all the night. It made a blanket soft and white. It covered houses, flowers and ground But did not make a single sound | Month 8 February
45: It snowed during the first week of February. It was so cold, we only went outside to take a few pictures. You weren't real sure what to think about all of it. Once when I was taking your picture, you rolled over in the snow! Surprisingly, I was able to snap a picture before you began crying. It was soooo cold!
46: Happy Birthday, Mommy!
47: Happy Valentine's Day! | On your first Valentine's Day, we had a special breakfast: strawberry waffles! You got a new toy and book. After breakfast, we went to Cody and Reagan's house and played with our friends and made sugar cookies. You loved the cookies!
48: Month 9 March | You love the dishwasher! | Books are one of your favorite things! | In March we spent a day at the Wildlife Refuge with Mimi and Grandpa.
49: Month 10 April | You really enjoyed your first Easter! On Saturday you hunted Easter eggs at Grandmother and Papa T's. Sunday we had lunch with friends from church.
50: I think you must have had some help from Daddy, but you did really good on Mother's Day. You bought me roses and made chocolate-covered strawberries! | Happy Mother's Day!
51: Month 11 May | Yes, your daddy really did tape a glove to your hand so you could catch a baseball! Going by the look on your face, I think he enjoyed it more than you did! | You always look so cute in your towels!
52: You had been walking for about a month, but these were the first pictures I have of your first steps!
53: Month 12 June | We surprised Daddy on Father's Day with a golfing trip to Weeks Park. We had a really fun day! | You got to spend some time at the farm with Mimi and Grandpa in June. You love working outside with Grandpa!
54: You had a great first birthday! We had the party at Grandmother and Papa T's house. A lot of people came. Mommy made your cake. You liked it, but you didn't really get as messy as we thought you would! You had fun opening your presents. You especially liked your golf clubs. It was hard to believe that you were already one year old!
55: Happy 1st Birthday, Levi