S: Ella Jill Stoessner - My First Year
FC: Ella Jill Stoessner my first year
1: My Mommy went into labor at 8pm the night before I was born. After 20 hours of labor, I finally arrived on June 30, 2009 at 3:43pm. I was 9 lbs 3 oz and 21 inches long. My Mommy and Daddy were so happy to finally meet me!
2: Holding my Daddy's hand for the first time
3: Our new family
4: Grandparent Love | The Stoessner's | The Barie's
5: All my visitors in the hospital: Uncle Brent, Bekah, The Meyer's, Lexi, and Bridgett, who helped deliver me!
7: She will fill our lives with sunshine.... And our hearts with love.
8: Coming Home I got to come home on July 2nd. My cats, Boots and Fiona, were interested in me at first but stayed away from me for a long time after that!
9: Meeting my Aunts Dawn and Gretchen | I had to wear a bili blanket for 3 days because I was jaundice. I glowed like my glow worm!
10: My First Holiday - The 4th of July I had to get my blood drawn for my billirubin level in the morning and then spent the rest of the day with our families having a cookout!
11: My Cousins Dominic and Natalie They love me already!
12: My First Bath at home | I didn't like it at all! I was finally happy when Mommy was holding me.
13: My first few weeks were pretty fun! Uncle Brent came to see me a lot, Daddy took me outside and Boots was starting to protect me!.
14: I went to Daddy's work, Brainstorm Media, for the first time. I met my first celebrity too: NBA player Michael Redd!
15: More visitors: Uncle Brent, Stacey and The Bell Family!
16: Visits from the Stoessner Family! My Grandma and Grandpa, Uncle Bruce, Aunt Kathy and cousin Jenny!
18: Playing with some of my favorite toys!!
19: Hanging with Mommy! | My favorite neighbors, Jen and Allison
20: My First Trip to Cleveland! | Uncle Jack and Aunt Lesley Tim and Sue Svitak | Uncle Dan Aunt Karen | Grandma and Grandpa Stoessner and my cousins Dominic and Natalie
21: My First Smile :)
22: My first visit to the pool! I slept through most of it and finally woke up at the end. Grandma held me the whole time and I kept snuggling with her when my feet would touch the water!
23: Meeting my Uncle Rodger and Aunt Joy and spending time with Aunt Dawn and Natalie
24: My first trip to Pittsburgh!! Here I'm meeting Great-Grandma and Great-Grandpap Barie for the first time!
25: Sleeping snug as a bug in a rug in Aunt Pam's arms! My cousins Melonie, Logan and Jennifer loved to snuggle too!!
26: Downtown at Waterfire with Mommy and Grandma, snoozing after my shots at the doctor, and first time in a coat for the fall!
27: Labor Day Weekend 2009 | Spending time with Aunt Gretchen, cousins Melonie, Dwaine and Steve, and Mommy's friend Stacey!
28: We celebrated Aunt Gretchen's that was 2 weeks before that. Grandma and Grandpa Stoessner also came to visit!
29: I'm a Steelers AND a Browns fan!
30: Another visit to Cleveland! Spent time with my cousins and then went to see my Aunt Susie and cousin Kim from the Barie side of the family!
32: Me being cute, as always!
33: Family time!
34: Posing with my Great-Grandma and Great-Grandpa Makuh and my cousins in our Halloween costumes!
35: My first Trick-or-Treat
36: I went trick-or-treating to my neighbors houses with Mommy and Daddy! My grandparents were all there too and we had a great time!
37: Spending time with Mommy and Daddy
39: My first solid food feeding! | I actually liked my rice cereal! I kept wanting more but by the end, I was so tired that I just wanted to suck my thumb!
41: Hanging out at home on my activity mat, in the bathtub and in my jumperoo!
42: My first Christmas Season! Hanging out with Mommy's friend Jill | Spending time with Grandma and Grandpap at church!
43: Christmas Eve with the Stoessner Family | We spent the day at my Aunt Dawn and Uncle Dan's house. We had a great dinner and opened lots of new presents to play with!
44: Christmas Day 2009 The Barie Family After opening presents at my house with Mommy and Daddy, we went to my Grandma and Grandpap's house and spent the whole day there!
46: Zoolights at the Columbus Zoo It was a perfect snowy night and even though it was cold, I had a lot of fun!
48: We celebrated my Mommy's birthday with our whole families. I really enjoying "helping" Mommy unwrap presents!
49: I spent the whole day playing with my cousins!
51: Mommy dressed me up for church and I was showing off my smile when we got home!
52: Hanging out at my house!
53: We went to Cleveland to celebrate Grandpa Stoessner and Natalie's birthdays. I loved playing with Grandpa's train and I look so cute with Natalie and our matching outfits!!
54: A Valentine's Day Weekend Visit from Joe and Becky! | I just can't stop smiling!!
56: Trip to the Zoo with Grandma and Grandpa Stoessner!
57: I sure am getting bigger! I love my Mommy and Daddy!
58: My First Trip to COSI and I LOVED IT!!!
59: Trip with Mommy to the Zoo! I can't get enough of this place!
61: I'm having a great spring season! Saw the Easter Bunny at the Community Center and I'm all smiles, as usual, at home!
63: My Easter Picture photo shoot! I went to Daddy's work and his friend Greg took my pictures. I couldn't get enough of that Easter grass!
64: My first Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey game! I fell asleep on Grandpap's shoulder too during the game!
65: My first Easter! I saw another Easter Bunny at the mall. On Easter, I crawled really fast to get to my Easter basket full of goodies!
66: The Stoessner Family came into town to celebrate my Daddy's birthday and my baptism. We spent Friday night at the hotel pool
67: My Daddy's surprise 30th birthday party :)
68: My baptism April 11, 2010 Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church | I had a great time sitting in church and playing with my Aunt and Uncle!
69: I was such a good girl at my baptism. I even turned around and smiled at Pastor Dale after he was done!
70: Posing with my sign and my godparents, My Aunt Dawn and Uncle Brent. I also enjoyed posing with my Barie and Stoessner Families :)
72: We had a great brunch at Mama and Pap Pap's house!
73: Ready for Penguins Playoffs! | Hanging with Aunt Dawn! | Having fun in Cleveland!
74: Happy Mother's Day!!
75: My first Komen Race for the Cure! On the walk with Mama and Mommy and ready to support the Hot Pink Racers debut!
76: I fell asleep on the walk with my Uncle Brent! I also had a great time with Julia and finally seeing my Daddy at the finish line!
77: The Hot Pink Racers were great! I loved watching my Daddy play drums!
79: My first airplane ride! I went to see my Aunt Gretchen in Raleigh, North Carolina. She took me to the Children's Museum and we went out to eat with her friends! I had a great time with her and Mommy :)
80: Having fun with bubbles and water at my house!
81: Getting my first Build-a-Bear: A Hawaiian Hello Kitty Doll for my birthday party!
82: One of my favorite things to do in the summer was to go to the Hilliard Pool. I really liked the water and got so excited every time we went that summer!
83: Having fun in the summer! I enjoyed my visit to the zoo with my Mommy and Daddy and had fun at a Memorial Day Picnic. Mommy also caught me eating cat food and I was very upset when Mommy pulled the food out of my mouth!!!
84: Having fun at my first Clipper's baseball game and hanging out at home!!
85: I love my Daddy! I like to ride on his bike in my new seat and I had fun going on our boat for Father's Day!
86: Celebrating my upcoming birthday in Cleveland!
87: My 1st birthday! June 30th, 2010 I spent the day at the zoo with my Mommy, Daddy and Mama Barie!
88: I really enjoyed my day at the zoo! Later, I got to have my first cupcake and open some presents!
90: Hawaiian Hello Kitty 1st Birthday Party!!
92: Getting ready for birthday cake and opening my presents!
94: I had a great 1st birthday party! My first year went by so fast! I can't wait to see what kind of fun I'm going to have in my 2nd year!!