S: Nate;s 1st year!
FC: Our Baby
1: A Baby Boy's a Blessing A Gift from Heaven above A Precious Little Angel To Cherish and to Love.
2: Due Date: 12-25-08 Birth Date: 12-27-08 Time: 12:07 am Weight: 7 lbs. 11 oz. Height: 21 3/4" Born at: St. John's Hospital
3: Everyone recorded their guesses - weight, length, time & hair color | Party in the waiting room! | Grammy would sneak down to listen outside the door!
4: Our sweet baby boy is here! | Daddy sent a picture out to everybody in the waiting room.
5: Aunt Stacy & Uncle Steven Grammy & Gramps (Mahler) | Grandma & Papa (Rice) | Shannon & Jason | A | Aunt Jenny & Aunt Lisa
6: Nate LOVED getting his hair washed! | All cleaned up... | Looking like a little man!
7: Loved by SO many... (clockwise, from upper left) Samantha, Aunt Debbie, Uncle Kevin, Alex, Keith, Ginny & Amy Ebker, Aunt Kathy, Grammy, Nina, Shannon, Ben & Nancy Amundson
8: Mommy & Nate
9: Daddy & Nate
10: Ready to go home!
11: Welcome home Nate! Daddy gave you a private tour of your new home at 20 Pepper Tree. Frodo was very excited to meet you too.
13: Daddy was the expert swaddler. Mommy's specialty was snuggling.
17: Sleep-deprived, but still smiling! | Look at that headful of hair. | Gramps checks in on his new little buddy.
18: January 27th | Your first snow!
19: February 6th The St. Louis Zoo | An unseasonably warm day and your first trip to the zoo!
20: Be My Valentine! 2 months old
22: Shannon & Jason's Wedding
23: Happy St. Patrick's Day 3 months
24: On March 19th we took our first road trip to Wisconsin for a family wedding. Nate cried the WHOLE way there but had a great time once we made it to Fond Du Lac. He met Aunt Carol and Great Grandma Rice.
25: april 6th | April 6th- Cardinals' Season Opener!
27: Your Great Uncles - Gordon & Kevin | Great Gramps Pruitt
28: Nate is 5 months
29: On May 22, Grammy & Mommy played hooky and took Nate to the Butterfly House! He loved looking at all the pretty butterflies as they flew around him.
30: June- 6 months and eating baby food | Yummy!
31: Our 1st family picnic in Fenton Park! June 6th
32: On June 24th Tommy and Stacey Miller got married. Nate had a blast at the reception. He LOVED dancing with everyone!! He was a little sweat ball by the end of the night!
34: Playing ALL the time! | 6 Months Old
35: Fun times with Grammy and Gramps!
36: Nate LOVED swimming in our pool in the backyard. June
37: July 1- 1st Haircut at 6 Months Old. | Your Personal Barber: Gramps
38: July 19th- we went around St. Louis to see the Cardinal arches from the All-Star Game.
39: July- 7 Months Old and SO much
40: We surprised Aunt Stacy and Uncle Steven and went to Kansas City for a visit! | Nate loved playing in the suitcases and with their door stoppers!
41: We all had a great time at the Hallmark Kids Room! | July
42: Your 1st Fit! Mommy gave you some of her fudge-pop and you LOVED it. When it was gone, you were SOOOO mad!!
44: September 6th- Apple Picking
46: Nate liked feeding the goats. And the goat liked eating Mommy's hair! | Gramps and Grammy love Grant's Farm too... especially with Nate!
47: We took Nate to Grant's Farm for the 1st time. September 12th
49: OctOBER 4th Rombach's Pumpkin Patch
51: FALL | FUN | FAMILY
53: O | 1st Annual Halloween Party
54: Cutest Little Turkey!! Gobble-Gobble!!
56: Busy as a bee
58: Christmas Eve | Grammy, Aunt Donna, Aunt Debbie, Nate | Great Gramps, Mommy, Nate | Daddy & Nate
59: Aunt Donna & Nate | Stacey, Nate & Tommy | Aunt Debbie & Nate
60: Christmas Morning! | Nate (with a little help from Daddy & Mommy) opened all his presents from Santa.
61: Then we went up to Grammy & Gramps' house for a yummy breakfast - Gramps' famous homemade donuts. Nate LOVED them.
62: Cut the Cake!
63: Nate's 1st Birthday!