2: Cruz is one and having fun!
4: CRUZ @ One YEAR OLD
5: LIVE LAUGH LOVE
6: CRUZ @ 13 months
8: a boy and his dad | He loves to aid you in all your boy adventures but is there to hold your hand to guide and protect you along the way
9: Live Laugh Love | This boy loves his daddy | September 2nd, 2008 | "Children hold their daddy's hands for a little while, but stay in their hearts forever "
10: Labor Day
13: TWO PEOPLE, TWO HEARTS, TWO LIVES, BECOME ONE HEART, ONE MIND, ONE NEW LIFE TOGETHER.
14: 14 months
19: One silly monkey. | went out on halloween night for his first taste of treat or treat. He had a really good time with a sucker in his hand at all times and a grin on his baby monkey face. He looked so cute in his monkey costume that we picked for you because daddy's nickname for you is little monkey. Your favorite part of your costume was the banana in your pocket. You would randomly say "look banana in pocket." various times through out the night.
20: halloween at the | PARK
21: For halloween mommy and daddy surprised you at daycare with a huge balloon that was taller than you were | October 31st 2008 | Then we played at the park and ate candy | Trick or Treat give me something good to eat
24: 14 months
25: Hide & Seek
27: "Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future." -Gail Lumet Buckley
30: is a little world created by love.
31: "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
32: “Family is the most important thing in the world.” – Princess Diana | CRUZ @ 15 months
34: "An open home, an open heart, here grows a beautiful harvest." - Judy Hand
35: "Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn." - Elizabeth Lawrence
36: Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.
37: One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. - Jim DeMint
39: One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. - Jim DeMint
40: My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. - Jim Valvano | CRUZ @ 22 MONTHS
42: LIKE BRANCHES ON A TREE, WE ALL GROW IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS, YET OUR ROOTS REMAIN AS ONE.
43: BEING TOGETHER IS THE BEST GIFT OF ALL.
45: EVERYDAY IS A GOOD DAY LIVE IN THE MOMENT | BEN TEACHING CRUZ TO BLOW BUBBLES FOR THE FIRST TIME AT EAGLE NEST PARK
48: "Believe in happily ever after, and it will come true"
49: CRUZ @ 14 MONTHS
51: "Flowers look up to the sun: Children look up to their Mothers." - Jamie Bertucci
54: 1st Time at the Beach Pohlmiller Lake-West Point, IA
58: YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
60: A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.
61: summer time
62: CRUZ @ 18 MONTHS
64: FAMILY: where life begins and love never ends.
65: My heart belongs to family. | LOVE
66: Bunnies are brown. Bunnies are white. Bunnies are always An Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly The large and the small. But I like chocolate one The best of them all.
67: Happy Easter
68: Cruz's 1st Easter Egg Hunt
69: Some Bunny's Having An Easter Egg Hunt
71: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace. | MEMORIES | 16 months
73: bundle | of joy
74: So thankful for you
75: Thanksgiving 2008
76: "Baby, its cold outside!" | This was your first time in the snow...You were not a big fan. You were like what am I supposed to do with this wet cold stuff. After 5 minutes you were ready to go inside
77: Cute | JANUARY 2009
79: Christmas 2008 Cruz & Carson
80: true | Have yourself | A | very merry
84: Cruz's Favorite Things: 1. Bath Time 2. Giggling 3. Daddy 4. Choo Choos 5. mommy 6. rocking horse 7.Hide and Seek 8. the remote control 9. Keys 10. Bananas 11. Being Tickled 12. Kitty 12. Toy Cars
85: “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” – Lee Iacocca