Sunday, November 04, 2007

Looking Back...

I am still trying to wrap my head around how quickly this past year has gone. It seems like just yesterday we were welcoming Baby O into our lives. I knew that I would love this baby, but I could not comprehend just how strong that love would be until I looked at her for the first time. This little girl has brought so much joy to so many people in the short time she has been on this earth. Now that she is here I could not imagine my life without her in it. She amazes Todd and I each day with her glowing personality and rapid development. We have so many memories from her first year and I am so glad that I documented them on this blog. Not only to be able to share with all of you, but to be able to one day share with my sweet Olivia. It is been the most amazing and challenging year of my life, and I would not change one single second! I just love being a mommy...but I am so very blessed to be Olivia's mommy!

Today we celebrated Olivia's first birthday with an amazing party! It was a very special day and we were so fortunate to be able to share it with the people that mean so much to us. In the hustle and bustle of the day I, of course, did not take many pictures. Others did...and as soon as I get those pictures from them I will show you what a fun party it was.

So thank you Olivia...for bringing so much joy to our lives. The first year with you was so special and I am so excited for year number two...and three...and four...

Mommy & Daddy love you so much!

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I could not have said it better. The only thing that compares with watching Olivia grow is watching you be a wonderful mother. You make me proud.
Mom & Nana

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Olivia. :-)

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful year watching Olivia grow. I have enjoyed this blog so much. I have also enjoyed all of the times I have gotten to see her and now in a little over two weeks I can see her again...Can't wait to see all of her new tricks...Hug and kisses.
Aunt Sue Sue

jason and heather said...

You are right Jess- the year went so quickly. Olivia is so fun and absolutely adorable. We hope to babysit more often in the future. We had a great time at her party!!! Now, Olivia you need to start walking and run from your mommy and daddy. I can't wait to hear those stories!!!!!