S: EMIKO'S FIRST YEAR
FC: Emiko Melissa January 11, 2011
1: To our precious little girl...since May 15, 2010, the day we first heard about you, we discovered you had a mind of your own and you loved moving those long fingers of yours! It was also the day we made a life long commitment to you to love you, support you and help you grow into a strong independent girl. Becoming your Mother has changed my life and I could not be more proud of my most precious little girl, Emiko!
2: All we could think when we saw your first picture was how much we adore you already!
4: Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. | PRECIOUS
6: "You are so precious to me, sweet as can be, baby of mine"
7: "Smiling Child"
8: My new little girl...you were just a small ball of fire and this was one of the most memorable moments as cuddling is not your favourite thing!
10: "A baby is born with a need to be loved -- and never outgrows it." Your Aunt Andrea and Aunt Melissa are your biggest fans! They both love and spoil you.
12: Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
13: Welcome Home
15: "I see who I want to be, in my daughter's eyes."
17: BABY GIRL
18: "You are so precious to me, sweet as can be, baby of mine"
20: Your First Valentines Day
23: "A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities." | "Courage, determination, pride...that's what little girls are made of."
25: Daddy's favourite thing is to play and sing to you. You have loved his singing since day one and I am sure will continue to enjoy music with your favourite guy! | Daddy's Little Girl!
26: Your Favourite Spot to sleep as a baby!
27: Adored by your Grandpas
28: Your visit to Belleville to meet Great Grandma June
30: "Meet the DRAGON LADY" | "Then I see my only friend who makes me happy...Mr. BEE!"
31: Always calm with Grandma wearing a knit sweater that was made by your Great Grandma for Mommy!
32: "HUNGRY HUGH" | "Like father like son!"
33: Your first St. Patrick's Day! It's Daddy's favourite day....and apparently it's NOT yours!
34: Great Grandma Fudge and Great Grandpa Frank thought you were the prettiest little baby. | Great Grandpa Fudge was obsessed with how perfect your little features were.
36: HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANDMA | "Sorry I slept through your whole birthday"
37: HAPPY EASTER
38: Your First Cottage Visit
39: Your first lake swim
40: "Hi MOM!" | "I love doing the army crawl!" | "Actually swinging makes me sick!"
41: "I've never seen leaves before?" | "I am doing Yoga in the backyard. I am always very focused and intense!"
42: "I love my play dates at Grandma's house! My favourite thing to do is pull Grandma's curly hair....but she doesn't seem to like that!"
43: "I am not sure about Grandpa's Gotee.....but man they love to kiss me!"
45: Your God Parents, Aunt Andrea and Uncle Zak were so happy and honoured to be your God Parents. | Uncle Zak's only request is that you grow up to be a responsible and respectful woman and he will be watching!
46: First visit to the Pumpkin Patch! "We LOVED it!"
47: Happy Halloween!
48: Our beautiful Girl... | At 11 months you love your books, climbing up on everything, saying "dada" and "woo" and of course eating!