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The best year of my life

My baby is 1. 


My baby is 1?



I have a son who is a 1 year old?

I can't believe it's been a whole year since this beautiful little child made me a momma. It has been the hardest, most exhausting, most incredible, most amazing year filled with more joy than I thought was possible. I have learned so much about the plan of salvation and Heavenly Father's love for His children than I could imagine. I love my son more than I have words to describe and I know Heavenly Father loves me more than that. And I know He loves my Tyler. I had no idea how much I could love another human being until this little guy made me a mother. I love Justin with all my heart and have since we've been married but the past year has made me love him even more as well. We are not a perfect family, but we were meant to be together forever and I can not wait for the adventures we have in our future. 

Tyler is the greatest little boy! He has become the silliest little stinker and has the funniest personality. He loves to play games and to laugh and gives us the cheesiest smiles you've ever seen. He still loves to cuddle his mommy and I hope that lasts forever. He loves his bottle of milk but also loves popcorn and the occasional taste of mommy's ice cream. ;) He's kinda little for his age.. not quite 20 lbs and in the 10% percentile. haha. But I can't say I'm too sad about that cuz it's still pretty easy to cart him around! He loves to play with balls and cars and always has to have something in his hand. He loves to be outside and is always looking for something to chew on whether it's grass or the bark from the playground. He has tons of toys but usually prefers whatever he can pull out of the kitchen drawers. Speaking of drawers.. if there's one open, he will empty it, so we try to keep stuff closed. He can go up and down the stairs without help and he's the speediest bear crawler out there. He can stand and takes steps all the time but is still choosing to crawl instead of walk. Prolly cuz he can get away faster on all fours. He has a few words that he says (mom, dad, ball, book) but will absolutely not say them when you ask him to. haha. 

We love our sweet Tyler!

Here are some of my favorite pics of the past year. :)









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My baby is all grown up! 







I Love You Tyler Craig Smith. Happy Birthday Sweetie. :)




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