Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Guess who's birthday is TODAY?!

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I'll give you some hints:

- She's deliciously chubby
- Doesn't care if her face is covered in snot, in fact, would much prefer it to the remedy. (I'd sort of forgotten what a nightmare that is since Sophia now makes me pick even the most invisible booger, and then says "your fingers are too big mommy.")
- Has an asymmetrical three teeth on top, and has for some time-- who doesn't love asymmetry?
- She laughs the hardest at her daddy and her big sister
- She snuggles most with mommy
- She scoots around on her bottom blissfully, and a little violently, in the bath tub as if to say "look at me! No hands!... sloshing and tipping every which way. I can't quite describe it, perhaps I need to get back into video...
- She knows what she likes and makes it very clear with garbled words, shakes, and nods... isn't it amazing how much more aware you are that they are TOTALLY communicating as babies with your second? Or maybe that's just me. But the conversations feel natural this time around. You know?
- She rolls her eyes at me (practically) when I try to feed her something pureed and orange-like, much more into people food, mostly the good stuff like cheese and avocado, berries, pasta, pizza, chk. nuggets (gasp!) --- and mama's milk... all of which probably help explain bullet #1.
- She is a squishy little bundle of all the wonderful baby things. She challenges me mostly when she's sick or tired or hungry... who could blame her? If I could cry and cry when my body felt off and have someone come to the rescue... I SOOOO would.

Any guesses? hah.

Happy Birthday to my sweet one-year-old, Mila.

13 comments:

Lindsay Griffeth said...

WOW. One year has gone by?!?

She's beautiful, Lillie. Happy Birthday little girl!

Mom (But probably not yours) said...

Happy Birthday Mila, you are so beautiful! And good for you Lillie, still nursing, it's so good for her.

The rlmmmmcaress family said...

So much has happened this last year that it seems forever since you were pregnant. And at the same time, I ask: how can she already be a year old? You have pure cream. That's it! She is a cream puff!

koko bean..... said...

Happy Birthday Mila... She a beauty Lillie. I love her cheeks.

Sarie said...

That photo is gorgeous. And big? Even better! I love big! Ok, and with my third, the baby convo is SOOOO natural compared to my first. I talk her little ear off and she doesn't seem to mind.

Happy Birthday Mila you beautiful thing!

Brandon or Michelle said...

hooray for pretty mila! and content mila! and even sometimes sick and needy mila! She seems like a pretty ideal little lady; I'm happy you get to enjoy her.

more clues to my screen weirdness. your header is perfectly sized. your music is cut off on one side (always has been...some people who have it on their left side cause me to not be able to read their post because the music block runs on top of the scrolling post space. weird. and MOST IMPORTANT, the header is perfect..so no having any more stress. you're fabulous)

Lowdogg said...

Happy belated birthday Mila!

The Yardley's said...

so, i should probably comment more on your blog because you always have the cutest pictures! your girls are just darling! love the chubbiness. so yummy! happy birthday little one!

Christin said...

They grow up way too fast. Jerry said he's ready for another boy. AHHHHGHHHGHGHGHGHHGHGHGHGHG.....

My babies will be 1 on the 5th of December. Too soon.

Christin

Becky Freestone said...

mila is so cute and your camera skills are out of control my friend. i feel inspired/depressed every time i view your blog bc you are so stinking talented. love all the pics!! your kids are getting too big too fast.

brooke said...

Happy Birthday Mila. Maybe you can grow up and fall in love with Sawyer!

Missy said...

This sort of made me sad. I can't believe she is already a year. While there is nothing more fun than a 1 year old, it made me realize just how fast time goes. I promise I was just reading your blog and checked in to see that you named her Mila...

It just puts it in perspective since I just had Chloe and don't want this next year to pass quite that fast.

Happy Day to Mila though. She's adorable.

S.A.S. said...

Happy Birthday Mila B! I wrote down that it was tomorrow for some reason, so shame on me for being a lousy aunt. I love that this is your second beautiful blonde - the world is much improved for the genes of Lille and Ross coming together.
Miss you too - want to bring baby and family to D.C. for her birthday party? Georgetown Cupcakes on me.