My Baby Boy is 1!

A year ago, my baby whom I prayed for, cried for and hoped for came into the world. He was absolutely perfect. He cried when my midwife laid him on my chest. He had ten fingers and ten toes, with my eyes and Daddy’s nose.

This past year, I’ve watched my Baby Bear grow from newborn, to infant to toddler. He is everything I’ve hoped for, yet nothing I’ve expected. He’s the perfect mix of his Daddy and I.

At 1 year old Matthew has…

  • 85% mastered walking and is running about 6 steps before falling.
  • 100% mastered crawling
  • Climbing EVERYTHING!
  • Singing, dancing and clapping
  • Talking saying words like momma, da, nana, wa-wa, night night, hi, hey, more, and done
  • Signing, saying more, all done, help, please and thank you
  • Wearing size 12-18 month clothes.

Our little buddy has been such a blessing to our lives. We love him so much and thank God for each and everyday. I’m so excited to continue to watch him grow. ❤️


To Matthew…

One year. I know you won’t remember the first year of your life, but I will; cause it’s been the best year of mine. Happy 1st Birthday my sweet boy. I thank God for blessing me with such a sweet, goofy, strong, determined, charismatic son. God knew what He was doing when he chose us to be your parents. This past year has changed me, challenged me and stretched me in ways I didn’t know were possible. I loved watching you grow from newborn, to infant to toddler, and I can’t wait for the years ahead. You have been the best gift. Love you and thank you for being you! 💕

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