S: Kaelyn Patricia Harrington Christmas 2010-Thanksgiving 2011
FC: Kaelyn Patricia Harrington 2009-2010
1: Kaelyn, This first year has been so much fun and you have made life even more complete than we ever imagined possible! Your daddy was in Afghanistan from June 19-not back yet.... | Important milestones: First time you rolled over was 10/16/10 First time you sat up by yourself 11/4/10 First time you crawled all by yourself 12/26/10 First time you pulled up on things 12/28/10 First tooth (bottom left) 1/2/11....well the tooth came through and then it disappeared again..... First words popopop and dadada First ACTUAL tooth came through 4/22/11 First time you stood up without holding anything 5/21/11 First steps 6/18/10 First time you went poopy on the potty 11/25/11 (at the cabin in West Virginia)
2: We had dinner with Aunt Soni, Uncle Matt, Tyler, Mema, and Pop at Outback in Laplata! They bought you the white outfit you are wearing to the left. The doll you are sitting with was bought for your mommy by Aunt Soni when she was little.
3: We went to see Emma play basketball. You had so much fun and were so curious about everything. You watched every move that anyone made!
4: You did a Christmas photo shoot with Uncle Chris and Aunt Cindy
5: You helped Christopher and Mommy decorate the house for Christmas! You were mesmerized by the lights!
8: Your 1st St. Nick's: We went to Great Mema and Pop's house to play games and eat good food. We held a white elephant gift exchange with everyone. You got a book of puzzles.
9: Top: You got to open your first presents! You had so much fun ripping the paper off of that toy. | Bottom: Grandpa gave you your first taste of a candy cane. You loved it. Then you fell asleep in Grandpas arms and were out for the night.
10: We went to AnnMarie Garden in Solomons 12/11/10
12: Christmas Eve with The Retzlaff's | You got a rocking rooster that pop hand made in 1998!
13: Your first Christmas Morning
14: Christmas morning at Grandma and Grandpa's
15: Christmas Brunch at Uncle Greg's house
16: Look out Mommy and Daddy! | Here I come!
17: Play time!
18: Playtime with Zoey
19: Grandpa's Birthday | You had Chocolate cake and LOVED IT!!
20: Football Season..... Super Bowl was difficult in the Retzlaff household this year, Packers AND Steelers.....fight to the end :)
21: Superbowl Sunday | Brendan and Aaron decided to gel your hair and give you a mohawk!
22: Playtime with Daddy and Christopher! | Such a big helper!
23: Kaelyn | Kisses!!
24: Throughout most of February and March you were sick. You had 4 ear infections and thrush.....
25: You had your first ER visit | March 6, 2011 at 2:20 am. You had a fever of 103.5
27: TOYS | Your | favorite
28: Uncle Steele's 70th Suprise Birthday Party
30: Kaelyn and Mommy
31: Kaelyn and Daddy
32: Spring is finally here!
34: A trip to the D.C. National Zoo with Mema and Pop
35: We took the Metro to get there and saw so many animals!
37: Mommy's Little Sock Monster
38: Dying Easter Egg at Grandma's House
40: Easter | We went to Grandma and Grandpa's house for the morning egg hunt and for dinner!
41: We went to Aunt Tina's for a 2nd Egg Hunt | Easter Brunch!
42: Ocean City for the weekend before Daddy left for Afghanistan | We went to Ocean City to spend some quality family time before Daddy left for Afghanistan. We went miniature golfing, ate out a lot, had some tickle fights, Daddy and Christopher spent all day on go karts and you an Mommy played arcade games. You got to ride your first roller coaster and carousel....and LOVED it! We went through a mirror maze, to Ripley's museum, and played video games.
44: One week before your 1st Birthday you had surgery
45: Mema went with us to make it easier on Mommy and to keep her company while you were having the tubes put in your ears
47: All of the excitement and fun wore you out and you fell asleep in Pops lap! | You had many visitors today and everyone had so much fun. Daddy cooked so much food on the grill and it was all delicious. | You got many presents today and loved them all. Especially the 53' teddy bear from Great Mema and Pop. It was as tall as Christopher!
48: Daddy left on June 17, 2011 to go to Camp Shelby, Mississippi and get prepared for his deployment to Afghanistan.
50: Daddy in Mississippi | Training for Afghanistan
51: We got to talk to Daddy a few times on Skype
52: Your first trip to the beach! | We went to Ocean City with Mema and Pop
53: Your first trip to the St. Mary's County Fair
54: You being silly with Grandma
55: Your first trip to the Carnival! You had so much fun on the rides with Christopher.
56: The Natural disasters this year were monumental! We stayed at Mema and Pop's house during the hurricane.We lost part of our fence and Grandpa came and fixed it.
57: We experienced Hurricane Irene which caused massive damage and many mini tornadoes to go through St. Mary's County. We also experienced an earthquake! It was crazy!!!
61: Mommy's 26th Birthday
62: Ravens Fans 2011!!
66: Happy Thanksgiving