Sunday, December 28, 2008

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Look at you, you've come so far!

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I can't believe it was only a year ago that Sweet Pea joined our lives. In many ways it feels like she has always been a part of our family. In other ways it seems like she just got here, my sweet baby girl.

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A year of midnight feedings (still!, what's up with that?), and diapers, and firsts, and gummy smiles followed by pumpkin-toothy smiles, and da-da-DAAAAAAAAA's, and Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmms when she wants me, and slobby sweet kisses. It was a great year.

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Tenacious is a good word for Sweet Pea, as well as persistent, strong-willed, determined, stubborn and opinionated. She couldn't possibly be my daughter could she?

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She is also precious, hysterical, delightful, endearing and sweeter-than-a-bunny. When she turns on her smile she shines so bright, absolutely irresistible. I hope she learns to use this power for good.

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My sweet baby, Happy Birthday! I'm excited to see all the new things you'll learn and do in your second year of life. But don't be in too much of a hurry to grow up little girl. I need my snuggly baby.

3 comments:

LilKnitter said...

Happy Birthday, Sweet Pea! I've so enjoyed seeing your first year through your Mommy's blog. :)

Stephanie said...

WOW, it's been a year already!?!? She's so beautiful! All your children are! Just I can't see them up close anymore! Take care Mamma!

Bezzie said...

Happy birthday SP!!!!

Man, I'm getting misty because in a year, this will be my post--except 10 days earlier and with a boy. Why do they have to grow up so damn fast?????