S: Justine Stephanie
FC: Justine | Stephanie
1: So here you are, while we all wait. Back in the summer of 1986, little did we know what a long wait we'd have. We were old fashioned and didn't want to know if you were a boy or a girl. So we waited, and I ate and we waited some more. It seemed like we'd never meet you!!
2: December 23rd, 1986 You'd been due on the 18th and still, you weren't quite ready to make your GRAND ENTRANCE Little did we know how much our lives would change just 24 hours later | I have thousands upon thousands of pictures as you grew. I did my best to put them in chronological order. They're not but you have as many as I could fit. Built from the heart.
3: BOOM! You're here! December 24, 1986 9:04pm | Hands down... | BEST CHRISTMAS EVER
4: December 25, 1986 | Your 1st night home. I slept with BOTH my babies! | Since it was Christmas day, they didn't limit visitors! The entire family came to see the first baby!! | You and my mom
5: We spent most of that first year on the floor!
6: We had so much fun | Always adorable...
7: You liked to run around nude! Obviously, you realized what modesty was as you grew. But look how cute!!
8: You just had to curl up in Daddy's arms and you both were out!
9: Look at that face! | We tortured you and Funny (just a little) | In the picture above, if you look closely, there's a little bunny on the tray. You were frustrated because you didn't have the eye/hand coordination to reach for it. You were so determined, you shook
10: Aunt Beverly made your cake | May 10, 1987 Your Christening | You were so unhappy that day. Above: Dad does his best to console you.
13: ALREADY ON THE PHONE! | Yeah, the dishwasher thing didn't last long... | These were your "Cindy Who" pajamas!
15: Your first real haircut
16: You were almost 3 here. You picked the bunny costume yourself and were so excited - mostly about the make up. That was, until you saw yourself! Eventually you weren't scared any more and you were the cutest Halloween bunny ever!
18: You enjoyed being a big sister from the start. You two were inseparable...
19: With your birth, our family was five generations. Baabaa (Gram's grandmother, to GeeGee & PopPop, Gram, Us and You. THIS was a big day. You were about 4 weeks old in these pictures. | You & BaaBaa | You and Gee
21: This was your favorite park. We took you almost every time you asked to go!!
24: Every year you made sure Santa ate his cookies and his reindeer had their carrots. | At this age your gifts were bigger than you!
25: First Holy Communion and Confirmation
26: Father Daughter Dance 9th grade | At Uncle Steve's wedding | Our CCD Class
28: Can you believe how much you've grown??
30: Beneath Hoover Dam | Cruise to Carribean | Stateroom on the ship | Mahi Mahi Anyone?
31: Your First trip to Disney World You were 3