S: Caleb Michael - Year One
BC: There is no stopping him now!
FC: CALEB | Caleb Michael Schulz
1: Caleb Michael Schulz | April 14, 2009 Highland Park, Illinois
2: At 20 weeks, Mommy and Daddy took a trip to Highland Park Hospital to get their first real look at you. With a due date of April 6th, the doctor said you were perfect in every way. On November 17th, 2008 they told us- "It's a boy!" And boy were we thrilled! | BEFORE YOU WERE BORN | Small child- once you were a hope, a dream. Now you are a reality. Changing all that is to come, a love to hold our hearts forever. - Charlotte Gray
4: After 22 hours of labor, you decided to make a fashionably late entrance. Weighing 7 pounds 4 ounces and measuring 21 inches long, you were the most beautiful thing mommy and daddy had ever seen. With a full head of hair and 10 fingers and toes, you were definitely worth the wait! April 14th, 2009 5:00pm | BIRTH DAY | Your
5: WHO'S HOLDING ME | Look
6: You are more amazing than words can describe. After we brought you home from the hospital, Mommy and Daddy could not wait to show you your new home and your new pets- Tiger and Shady. You slept in your cradle close to our bed so we could adore you through the night. Your big blue eyes melted our hearts from day one. | ONE | Month
7: Beautiful sleeping baby...
8: You had so many firsts during the month of May: your first smile, your first trip to the zoo, the first time you sucked your thumb, and your first bottle. You loved spending time on your tummy and you even learned how to hold your head up like a giraffe! Mommy had her first Mother's Day and couldn't be more proud of her little growing boy. | TWO | Month
10: You are a boy who loves the summer! You took your very first boat ride on Uncle Curtie & Grandpa's boats. And what a happy baby: you learned to coo and giggle and are constantly "talking" to Mommy & Daddy. You have really become a great sleeper sleeping in your bassinet, and always on your tummy. Look at how you have grown! Daddy got to enjoy his 1st Father's Day with you in his arms this month! What a proud Daddy! | Month | THREE
12: You are full of discovery, and every day that passed you learn something new. This month you celebrated your first 4th of July! You are officially a thumb sucker and are a drooling fool putting everything in your mouth. You learned to roll from your tummy to your back- quite the surprise to you and to Mommy & Daddy! Your other 1sts included your first overnight sleepover at Grandpa's house, the first time you discovered your feet (and you loved them!) and the first time you sat up on your own in your boppy! Your favorite song is the ABC's and the television is your favorite thing to watch with all of the sounds and colors! | FOUR | Month
14: Month | FIVE | What a busy month you had lil one! Your 1st Sox Game, your 1st meal of prunes (your personal favorite for some time), and your 1st bite of oatmeal cereal! Even more special, your baptism on August 9th at Holy Cross Church of Deerfield. Your proud godparents are Brittany & Curtis. Another special day for all of us was Uncle Curtie & Auntie Laura's wedding. My what a month. Your favorite thing to do is blow raspberries!
16: Month | SIX | You love to giggle. You love to smile! When you hear mommy & daddy's voices you follow them around the room and light up. This month, you began sleeping in your own crib in your own room and you got your very first cold. You love playing in your exersaucer & on the floor with your toys! You're growing fast baby boy!
17: Firsts: 1st cold, 1st night in your crib, 1st time sitting up all by yourself
18: SEVEN | Month | Sitting up and kicking are your favorite things to do- that AND drooling! Happy 1st Halloween lil man. You went to the pumpkin patch with mommy and daddy, carved your first pumpkin and dressed up as the cutest dinosaur we had ever seen!
20: EIGHT | Month | A boy who loves to explore! You are rolling and crawling and getting into all sorts of mischief! You finally recognized yourself in the mirror and wow were you pleased with that little boy staring back at you! You celebrated your 1st Thanksgiving with your whole family. Gobble gobble!
22: NINE | Month
23: You are a boy with wings! This month you jet-setted all the way to California for a Schulz family party with your first ride on an airplane. You are such a happy boy and you LOVE trying new foods every day! Your favorites are pickles and lemons every time we go out! | Capitola, California
24: Christmas | Baby's 1st | Christmas 2009 | Merry Christmas bug! Your first visit from Santa was a good one- although you preferred to eat the wrapping paper, you sure did love all of the shiny ligbts!
25: ""Nothing is more precious than seeing Christmas through a child's eyes"
26: TEN | Month | A boy on a mission! Your first Christmas brought lots of favorite new toys that you enjoy chasing all over the house. You are full of funny faces and love making new noises! This month daddy got to celebrate this 1st birthday as your proud daddy!
28: Month | ELEVEN
29: There is not stopping him now! You love to pull yourself up on everything- but did you learn to walk? Not yet! You coined your "SMILE!" face this month and love to sport your cheesy grin in every snapshot. Not to mention all the fun you have climbing up the stairs- a boy with a sense of humor!
30: Month | TWELVE | Infatuated with the outdoors, you were lucky with this early taste of spring! Speaking of taste- you are in love with your tongue! So close to walking, yet only giving it a running start, you are still a super fast crawler! My how a year has flown little one.
32: BOY | Birthday | Surrounded by family & friends, we celebrated one amazing year of life with Caleb! A dainty cupcake eater, but full of smiles! Happy 1st Birthday Caleb!