Sunday, July 4, 2010

1 Year Ago Today My 1st Baby Girl Was Born!!!

Last year, I woke up at 2:30am on the morning of July 4th to use the husband asked excitingly, "Are you in labor?!"

I answered, "Oh no, babe.  I don't feel a thing...I just had to go to the bathroom." and we both feel back asleep.

One hour later, I woke up with strong, consistent contractions and woke Ryan, and told him, "It's time!"

He said, "oh, let me set you up by yourself in the bed so you can just relax and rest..."

But I interuppted, "No!  We've gotta go NOW!"

We called our midwife to meet us at the Birth Inn and less than 3 hours later, Liberty Joy was born!

Last year:

This year:

Last year:

This year:

What a year!  I love my sweet baby girl!  I can't imagine my life without her!  She is a blessing and a treasure!

Happy 1st birthday, Liberty Joy!!!

(this post is linked to Wednesday's Walk Down Memory Lane at my friend Jenilee's blog!)


Kate said...

Oh Grace, she is so beautiful! Happy birthday Liberty Joy!


cooperkelly4 said...

how sweet. Did you have "Liberty" picked out before she was born on the 4th? so sweet. =0)

gianna said...

She is so perfectly named. HOW cool!

Jenilee said...

she is so beautiful! Happy Birthday sweet Girl! :) and happy 4th to you all!

Simply Cintia said...

happy birthday gorgeous!

Nicci Lynn said...

Happy Birthday, little Liberty!

Grace said...

Happy Birthday Liberty!!!! I was thinking of her off and on yesterday. Blessings to your sweet little GIRL!!!

Diana said...

Happy Birthday, Liberty! And many more!

My oldest son was born on July 4th, too! (He's 31 yrs old. now.) That mornning after his birth, I actually heard fireworks going off outdoors later in my hospital room as I was holding him.

CUTE photos of your family!!

Liz @ Sugarplum Creations said...

What sweet photos! Happy Birthday to your precious Liberty.

Jenilee said...

happy birthday little liberty! :) you are a beautiful mommy and baby!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

AW! What a fun Walk Down Memory Lane! I love that you have photos of right after she was born and then one year later... Happy Belated Birthday :o)
Love to read birth stories...ours were pretty fast too...first daughter was 2 hours, 2nd daughter was 40 minutes and our son was 6 minutes after they broke my they are all grown up....time goes by so quickly!

My hubby's younger sister was born on July 4th too and when she was little, she thought that the fireworks were done for her birthday :o)

Blessings & Aloha!
All your little ones are adorable!

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