Thursday, February 9, 2012

365 days just flew by.....Baby K you're 1.....

With tears in my eyes, I write this and I proudly say Happy Birthday my sweet baby boy!  You have become a true blessing to our family.  I cannot believe that a year ago I was starving myself while Daddy, Kings and the rest of The Edwards family chowed down at California Pizza Kitchen.  I, of course, had to fast because I was due for C-Section at approximately 5pm and could not eat.  Surprisingly, I had no appetite because I was very anxious and excited to meet you.

My surgery was so peaceful, I remember singing Michael Jackson's "I Wanna Rock With You" while Dr. Johnson prepped me for surgery and as I layed on that table with your Daddy beside me I could not believe that in a matter of minutes our family would go from three to four.  You came out screaming and all I heard the nurse say was "Look at those 2 dimples!"  That's why til this day your Daddy always says that "you aren't pimpin' you're dimpin!" Haha!

Born at a mere 6 pounds 6 ounces you were perfect and exactly the same size as your big brother.  Let me add that Kings was not at all excited to meet you and could not figure out why I was holding you.  He freaked out and I knew that this was not going to be easy for him, but as soon as I got home with you, he adjusted fairly quickly and my sweet 20 month old baby boy was now a big brother and literally grew up before my very eyes.

 I have to mention that during our stay, especially the first night together, we had the best nurse ever!  Mandy....thank you so much for helping me during those first few days with Baby K you were a true God send and I am happy that I still get to follow your journey on a little thing called Facebook.

Well from that first car ride home to your 1st shots (surprisingly Mama did not cry) to our first plane ride to Seattle for Auntie Ky's bridal shower to our first emergency room had croup and many, many other firsts, I am so happy to call you my son and this has been an exciting year.

Great Grammy ("GG") & Kam

Papa & Kam
Daddy & His Boy
Tete & Kam

Baby Dedication-Palm Valley Church

What a year it has been and it's so much fun to show it in pictures...
Brand New Baby Boy

1 month-happy shot day!

2 months old

3 months old

4 months old--crazy face!

5 months old--grinning away..ha!

6 months old- he's now drooling

7 months old and so serious!

8 months old-super sick but still happy

Thanksgiving and
9 months old...a big boy now!

10 months old-First Christmas!

11 months old--Look at those teeth!

You've done some traveling throughout your first year too.....

Seattle-Auntie Ky & Grammy
Trip to Alaska--Daddy's childhood home

Malibu, CA-Family Trip

Cabo San Lucas was a blast!!!

So it's now your 1st Birthday and here we are looking back at the past 365 days and keep asking myself where did the time go?  I am so grateful for digital cameras and the internet because I have these beautiful keepsakes that I will now carry on with me forever. 

 I can't wait to see what the future lies ahead for you and with that I say thank you for choosing me to be your Mama!  I have fallen in love 3 times in my life and you my dear are my 3rd! I love you Scoops and as my dear friend says "To the Moon and Back!"

Loves.....Your Mama


  1. Happy birthday sweet Kam!! We love you!!

    Xx. Patience

  2. Love this wonderful post about your adorable boy! Happy Birthday Kam!


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