Monday, January 23, 2012

sneak peeks...actually, my goal all day...

I think we all felt like this after eating the delicous cake. Slightly confused at what just happened, yearning for more (Henry cried when his piece was gone), and ready for a nap. Last night Ed and I finished off the cake, feeling a little guilty that we should wait until today...but really, last night when we were eating it was exactly when I went into labor a year I enjoyed the cake and moment remembering.

I am confused about how to properly celebrate today.
A one year old doesn't expect much, if anything on her first birthday.
Saturday was her party, cake, present day.
Today, I feel like is for me.
First BIRTHdays are almost more for the mama.
I will soak it in.
Remember being in the hospital with her daddy and enjoying the quiet and newness of her.

So my hope, to take a few minutes every once in awhile and share a few glimpses of our weekend celebrating our pretty girl.

Man, am I glad we had her.  She really is a joy.

So stay tuned. Keep checking back. It is snowing and daddy has been in the car for almost two hours and isn't even half way to work. I hope he has some good sports talk radio on.


Grandma Charlie said...


Peggy, Jason, Lily and Connor said...

Happiest of Firsts to you all today!
Happy FIRST birthday, Syd!

jessica said...

Happy 1st Birthday Sydney! We are so happy to have you in our life!

Stepping On Cheerios said...

I can't believe a whole year has gone by! What a little beauty:) It is bittersweet isn't it???


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