S: Carter's First Year
BC: Made for Carter by Mommy
FC: Carter's First Year
1: On June 24th 2010 at 1:35pm Carter Hull Dykes entered the world weighing 8 lbs 9 ozs. and was 21inches long.
2: "Twinkle twinkle little star; do you know how loved you are?"
3: Your very first pictures were inside mommy's tummy. We wanted to meet you so bad!!
4: "A Baby's Love Is Best Of All" | These were some of our very first minutes together. We were able to hold and kiss you finally!!!
5: "Babies Are Life's Most Precious Gift" | We spent three days in the hospital and then we were so ready to go home. We had everything ready and everyone was waiting. On June 26th we put you in the little carseat and slowly drove you home. You slept the whole way and your chubby cheeks jiggled as we drove. Everyone was so excited that sweet little Carter was a big healthy baby!
7: Carter's First Month | During this month you mostly slept and ate! This was a time when you were growing alot! You would eat about 2-3 ozs of mommy's milk every 3-4 hours! You sure did love to eat! You also loved to be rocked and bounced to sleep.
8: Month Two This was a very exciting month. You started smiling and became more active! You loved snuggling with mommy!!
9: Your first giggles caught on camera! You loved the panda on your bouncy chair!
10: Scrubba dubba dub sweet little Carter in the tub. You sure loved your "bathtubs".
11: Just relaxing after my bath!!
12: Month Three We learn more about you everyday. You love to be held and hate your carseat! You have the cutest little fat rolls and the biggest cheeks! You are able to sit in a bumbo seat and grab things!
14: Mommy's little Sunshine!
15: Your first playdate with your friend Mason!
17: Month Four What a big month for us! Mommy goes back to work and you get more mobile. You start trying to roll over but it takes you a while because you were such a big boy. You also started eating baby food. We started you with rice cereal and the second thing you had was bananas. You sure loved meal time! We also started taking you more and more places!
18: We had so much fun taking you to the pumpkin patch and letting you pick out your very own pumpkins. For your first Halloween you were a sweet giraffe! You were not crazy about your costume but you were adorable!
21: Month Five
22: This month we celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas! You are starting sit by yourself and you chew on everything. You don't have teeth yet but you are working on them! You are trying different baby foods too. You love sweet potatoes and carrots!
24: Six Months Wow! We made it to your half birthday. You are doing so much now. You are sitting up and trying to crawl. You love hitting blocks together and making noise. You love your little puff snacks. This is first month that you have only had formula to drink! You didn't mind one bit! You still love eating. Yogurt has become a favorite this month!
25: 6 Months
29: 7 Months
30: You are always having so much fun now. You love wagon rides and mickey mouse! Still trying to crawl. You finally have 2 cute teeth!!
32: Eight & Nine Months You finally started crawling and pulling up on everything! Mommy is so busy now!
33: You had so many new experiences in these months! You went to the beach for the first time and played in the water!!
34: You are such a big boy now! You cruise along tables and furniture and have even taken a few steps all by yourself! Here are a few things you love: "bathtubs", Mickey Mouse, yogurt, puffs, going outside, wagon rides and spoons. Some things you dislike: naptime, peas, diaper changes, and shoes.
35: Ten & Eleven Months
36: Our first family photos
38: Birthday Month!
43: Carter, It is so hard to believe this year went by so quickly. You have been a complete joy and i am so blessed that i was chosen to be your mommy. I can't wait for what our future holds. I will alway be behind you every step of the way. Mommy loves you! | Things to remember about Carters 1st year Chubby cheeks Early riser Bathtubs Bouncing to sleep Hates the carseat Loves animals Sweet open mouth kisses Giggles that are contagious