S: Molly Rae Washburn 2010 - 2011
BC: 2010-2011 | Love, Mom & Dad
FC: October 17, 2010 1247 pm | Molly Rae Washburn
1: June 3, 2010 We found out youwere a girl. | March 16, 2010 Your First Picture at 8 Weeks
2: Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were here for an hour, I would die for you. This is the miracle of love.
4: We finally | Your First Picture | Right Before We Met You | My First Time Seeing You | October 17, 2010
5: got to meet you! | Our First Family Photo | Daddy Holding You for the First Time
6: Mom | Dad
7: While sitting in the hospital, Dad and I were nervous to take you home. You are the most precious thing we ever received and did not want spoil our gift.. During all our concerns the one continuous feeling was we knew we loved you and never wanted to let go of you.
8: Little Fingers | Little Toes
9: Your dad and I couldn't get over how small you were. | Little Baby Molly
10: First time grandmas and grandpas met you.
11: MAKING MEMORIES
12: Coming Home | We brought you home on Oct 20th Dad & I were a little anxious and nervous. You were so little! Callie was very curious when she first met you, you started crying and Callie started crying too!
13: Seeing your room and meeting Callie
14: October 2oth
16: All the Visitors to See You | Grandma Eckert | Madison | Kelly | Abby, Jason, and Erick | Steve | Justin | Amy and Jordan
17: Jason | Eric | Grandma Barry | Mallory | Louden | McKenna
18: One Week Old
20: "Daddy and his baby girl"
22: First Halloween | Uncle Don and Aunt Danielle got you this cute pumpkin shirt.
23: Trick or Treat | 2 Weeks Old | Grandpa & Grandma Washburn came to trick-or-treat
24: 3 Weeks Old | At this point, you & I got into a routine of being at home alone as dad was working. On Nov 7th was the First time you went to church. You slept the whole time. | 7# 9 oz
25: 4 Weeks Old | On Nov 14th we went to Grandma & Grandpa Washburn's house. This was the first of many trips to Hector.
26: We went to Roberts, WI on Thanksgiving day. Great Grandma Margaret got to meet you for the first time.. Grandma's eyes light up when she got to hold you! | Nov 25, 2010
27: You & I went to Gibbon on Sunday to see Great Grandpa and Grandma Eckert, Aunt Mary Jo & Uncle Tim. Dad stayed home because he didn't feel well.
28: Cute as a.. | Button | Your personality really started to come out in December. You were smiling and showing us all your funny expressions. Here are a few... | December 5, 2010
29: Dec 17th weight 10lbs 10oz length 23" head 14.5"
30: To start off the holiday season, we went to see Dad at work and then we went to Macy's Santa Land. You met Santa for the first time.
31: Happy Holidays
33: We had a very busy Christmas. First we went to Hector on Christmas Eve to celebrate with Grandpa and Grandma Washburn and the rest of the family. This was also the first night that you stayed somewhere other than home. You did great! The Next day (Christmas) we drove to Gibbon and celebrated on the Eckert side. It was the first time most of the Great Aunts and Uncles got to see you. You wore the cutest Christmas dress (I couldn't resist when I saw it at Target). We went back to Hector for the night and then took off for Estelline in the morning.
35: Molly's First Christmas
36: 2011 | 3 Months Old
37: January | We had a very cold January and lots of snow, but you didn't seem to mind. In January you started to coo a lot and began to shake your baby rattle. You also started using the bumbo chair.
38: January 8, 2011 | Baptism
39: Jason Eckert and Don & Danielle Washburn are your godparents. Great Grandma Eckert was excited that you were the first great grandchild to wear the Baptism Gown. That dress is over 50 years old, your grandpa and I both wore it.
40: Your first day of daycare was Jan 17,. It was a very stressful day for dad and I. Dad drops you off and picks you up after work. | First Day of Daycare
41: Molly's Daycare Class March 2011
42: Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice... | January 2011
43: You were a busy girl, Madison and you played together. You enjoyed your exersaucer, and visited Great Grandma Margaret.
44: February 2011 | 4 months old
45: Dad is getting into the routine of bringing you to daycare on days when I work. On Feb 17, Grandma & Grandpa Eckert watched you, while Dad took me out for dinner and a show for my birthday. On Feb 21, you had your 4 month doctor appointment. Dr. Snook said you were growing and developing great! You gave Dad & Mom a scare on Feb 22, when you got your first fever. I was at work, so dad stayed home and took care of you. Luckily, you felt better by the next day! | 13 lbs 12 oz length 24.5" head 14.5"
46: First Trip to Mall of America We always have a blast when the Kneebone family comes to visit. On Feb 12, we decided to take everyone to MOA. Dad & I had a learning curve with taking you, but we all survived the day. You were to little for the rides but you enjoyed watching Nathan, Macey,and Kody on them. You loved watching all the action.
47: St Franny Play Date Feb 24, 2011
48: March 2011 5 Months Old
49: Dad's 34th Birthday! Sadly, we all spent the weekend sick at home. The good news is by Sunday we all felt better and had some cake!
50: First Time Eating Rice Cereal March 16, 2011
51: 1st Peas 4-6-11 | 1st Sweet Potatoes 4-10-11 | 1sr Squash 5-4-11 | Eating Prunes 5-9-11
52: Dad, Mom and you went to Wisconsin for Easter to visit all the Schultz's. You got to do your first easter egg hunt, which is a tradition at Margo's & Bill's house. | April 24, 2011 | 1st Easter
53: "The Easter Bunny came by today and left surprises along his way. Colorful eggs are all around. With baskets in hand we search the ground. Hiding in places here and there Easter eggs are everywhere."
55: "You'll wake up on Easter morning, And you'll know that he was there, When you find those chocolate bunnies, That he's hiding everywhere" ~ Gene Autry
56: First Time Sitting Up All By Myself | weight 16 lbs length 25" head 16.3"
57: April 27, 2011 | 6 months old
58: May 6-8, 2011 | Salt Lake City
59: Great grandma Donna, Grandma Candy, Mom & you left to go to Salt Lake City, UT to see your Great Great Grandma Tilla & other relatives. You did really well on your first plane ride. You sat on the tray table perfectly. | getting a ride on the cart
60: "A Mother's love is beyond measure." | Grandma Donna's brothers and sisters
62: Always in my heart | "A mother's smile can brighten any moment, and a simple hug can put joy in your day. A mother's love will stay with you forever, and touch your life in every way." | Mothers Day
63: "Your life has been a lesson in love. Because of all the love you share and the caring things you do. It teaches us to reach out and help, to fix what is broken. With love alone you have changed my life and for that I'm truly grateful."
64: May 2011 | 5-3 | 5-4 | 5-11 | 5-30 | 7 Months Old
65: Reading the paper with Great Grandma Barry 5-20 | In May, you really started to show off your goofy side. Anytime you got your hand on paper, you loved to play with it. You also started playing with your dolly, that Grandma and Grandpa Eckert gave you when you were born. | 5-26
66: 8 months old
67: J U N E 2 0 1 1
68: 1st Bike Ride | June 19, 2011
69: Kristi & Tomy's Wedding June 25, 2011 | This was the first wedding you went to. You liked to talk when everyone was quite (like during the ceremony).
70: Family, Fun, Food and Fireworks | 4th of July
72: July 3 2011
73: 1st Time in the Pool
74: Look Who | Pictures Taken on 8-2-11
75: Can Crawl | Started Crawling on July 24th, 2011
76: August 2011 | In August you really started to explore your surroundings.You never wanted to miss anything and you never liked to stay still for to long. On Aug 1st, you went to the MN zoo with Aubrey and McKenna (Mom's friends daughters). You had more fun watching people than the animals. On Aug. 12 was the first time you played in the sandbox. You enjoyed eating the sand as much as you liked playing in it. You also went to the beach with some of mom's friends.
77: As soon as you started to crawl you were in everything. I had to watch you every second. Here is all the places you got into in about 15 minutes. | 10 Months Old
78: August 23, 2011 | Molly Stands All By Herself
79: 10 months old
80: Molly's | First Camping | Trip | We took our first camping trip to Oakwood Lakes State Park in Bruce, SD. Grandpa & Grandma Eckert, Great Grandma Donna. Jason, Justin & Amy, and Jordan & Emily came too. | August 25-28, 2011
81: The weather was beautiful. We rode our bikes. The water was a little green for swimming but we found a lot of other stuff to do. You started to have a fever Friday night, so we took you to urgent care on Saturday. Your diagnosis was a ear infections. Even with that you were a happy little girl during the day. We hope to make this a yearly tradition.
82: S e p t e m b e r | 11 Months
83: On Sept 11, we went on our first St Paul Classic bike race with your Grandpa Jim You had a great time riding in the trailor. | You started to try lots of new foods. Your favorite was spaghetti, Grandpa Jim gave you a dill pickle because that is what your mother like to chew on when she was your age to help with teething.
84: Molly Cruizin with Her Car | Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. | Sept 11, 2011 You had so much fun pushing your "buggy" around the house. When you couldn't go any farther, you would go to the side and start going the other way.
85: September 17, 2011 | We went to MN Harvest Apple Orchard in Jordan, MN. You had fun on your first pony ride. | We also picked apples. You needed a couple more teeth to get a bite though.
86: Molly is
87: Walking | September 16, 2011
88: October 17, 2011 | Mom & Dad took you to the pumpkin patch on your birthday
89: Carve out some good times! | 12 months old
90: One Year Old
91: Our baby girl is one year old! | October 17. 2011
92: I hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true!
93: Today Molly you are one What more can I say, You're becoming more special Each and every day, So blow out your candles One by one Enjoy your birthday Have lots of fun.
94: Molly's First
95: Birthday Party | October 22, 2011
96: All Your Presents!
97: Molly so tired after a long day of partying!
98: March | February | January | December | November | October | June | As you look at our memories, always remember in our hearts you will always be our little girl. You are the miracle we prayed for everyday and the wish that came true. I will always cherish these moments you shared with us. Love, Dad
99: August | September | May | July | June | April | October | The first year of your life was the best of my life. I can't wait for many more years to come. You have my heart and you will always be my little girl. Love you so much. Love, Mom