And He said unto me, "My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me."
2 Corinthians 12:9

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

FIRST Birthday!

If you can believe it, today is Miss P's FIRST Birthday!!  Wow!  Has it really been a year?

Last moments as a family of 2...

...before she joined us.
Welcome to this world, beautiful!

The streets were covered with snow and ice the day we came home from the hospital.

With Pa...

With Mimi!

Kangaroo Time with Daddy in the NICU.

Kangaroo time with Mommy in the NICU!

In the NICU.

Daddy wouldn't shave until I was coming home...

Getting ready to go home!

On the way home...

Hangin' with Dad!

Meeting with Uncle B & Aunt L.

Her first outing...

Yes, it was to Whole Foods!

Daddy making sure I'm protected!

Ahhh...I can rest easy now!

Northwester, the quiet company...P, the quiet baby...not so much!
With Gamma!

This is the man that delivered me!

Learning great lessons with Daddy!

Being protected by my brother!

With B...

Can you believe she was ever this tiny?

Meeting PaPa for the first time!

When we found out Daddy was four years cancer FREE!

I sure love my Daddy!
My First Easter!

Easter with Mimi & Gamma.

The whole fam on Easter Sunday!

A nap with Mommy!

With Pa at the family reunion!

With Nana...

With Nana, Grandpa, & Daddy at the family reunion!

Four Generations!

My first time to swim!

With my cousin...

This is fun!

Meeting Grandpa M for the first time!

My first time to Camp RYLA!!!

I'm getting bigger!!!

One of the sweet ladies at the bank that helped with my prayer weekend!

My first attempt at solids!

I could do this more often!

Happy 4th of July!

With B again, can you believe how much we're growing?

I love my PaPa!

b.t.h.o. t.u.-first trip to College Station!

Freebird's in College Station!

You think I can eat this whole thing?

Learning to brush my teeth with Daddy!

I love bath time!

Just chillin' on my brothers' bed!

Go Yellowjackets!

With Mommy's high school principal!


T Bar M 30th Birthday!

This guy married my Mommy & Daddy!

Helpin' Daddy change the oil!

Miss E!

Gig 'Em Aggies!

Happy Halloweeen.

I'm the sweetest little bumble bee you ever did see!

Happy Birthday, Daddy!!!

Thanksgiving with all four generations!

Why won't this lick me like my four-legged brothers do...?

Do you think I'm cute?
Christmas Tree Lighting!

I love Miss J!

First Christmas!

Lovin' on PaPa!

Celebrating FIVE Years Cancer FREE with Daddy!  Praise the LORD!!

Can you see my two teeth?

I'm walking now!!!!

Thanks for joining me on this journey through my first year of life!!

If there is any humor in it, she's still awake right now and refusing to go to sleep.   Very similar to one year ago today, but we couldn't hear her screaming then...just lots of kicking from inside Mommy's belly!!!

Happy Birthday, Critter!  We love you so much!  You have brought us so much joy!!!