Here are some pictures of Noelle throughout the year. Be sure to see the last few pictures, they're from her party on Saturday :). Warning: Lots of pictures ahead!
This was the first picture taken of her in the NICU.
The first time I got to hold Noelle. To be honest, thinking about this today I could literally feel what I felt that day and couldn't help but cry. I remember that day so clearly.The first time Michael got to hold Noelle.
We loved when she would hold on to our fingers.
One of the first times giving her a bottle.
The day we took Noelle home from the NICU.
Home at last.
One of the first days without the oxygen canula.
We just love this picture.
First day trying rice cereal.
The day of Noelle's surgery.
Happy Girl in the physical therapy room.
One of the first days with her helmet and up camping.
Getting a break from her helmet. She's so happy and excited in this one.
One of the last days with the helmet. She loves this bouncy door thing.
So proud that she can finally pull herself up :).
These next pictures are from her birthday party:
These were the desserts from the party. I made the small and big pumpkin. The big one is made of two bundt (carrot) cakes put together and the small one is two small bundt (chocolate) cakes put together. Both with cream cheese frosting. The small one was Noelle's. Me and my mom did the bat cupcakes. Okay, I made them and my mom decorated them. I had the basic idea and my mom pulled it off.
She actually did pretty good opening presents. She was really happy to see this stuffed monkey for some reason. Cute.
Uncle Tanner and Aunt Nina got her this awesome rocking horse. She's very curious about it. Spoiled girl :).