my baby is two

Two years ago we welcomed you into the world and gave you a name that would take months for your grandparents to say correctly.

Two years ago you slept for hours while I took pictures of you and didn’t make a peep.

I’m so thankful I have the photos to remind me because it doesn’t seem possible that such a quiet and peaceful baby could turn into such a spunky and hilariously loud toddler.  You have been called a spitfire, a pistol, future class-clown and (sabrina’s favorite) a “naughty-new”.  Not sure exactly what that means but it seems to suit you.

Right now you have an obsession with farms. Countless times a day you ask (demand) to ‘SEE FARM!!”  This is fine when we are visiting family in Sussex county and it worked out well on vacation since we did pass many fields with animals but on a day-to-day basis this is one obsession I hope you grow out of soon as it’s difficult to produce farms for you in the middle of Ridgewood.  Your other great love is The Wiggles and now everyone in the house has memorized the words to every song and we even all have our favorite wiggle (mine is Greg).

You are fearless and strong and fast and athletic and a danger seeker.  We have no idea how you got a chip in your front tooth since you never cried whenever it happened.  I see lots of grey hair in my future and my heart races whenever I take you to a playground.  You think you are a 5 year old boy.

Behind all of this, there  is such a sweetness about you- you give the best bear-hugs and wet kisses and high-fives.  But my favorite thing is whenever we go somewhere without Sabrina you sit in your car seat and tell me you want to  “see  Sis-ser”

Happy birthday Thérèse!

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  • KristinAugust 19, 2010 - 6:07 pm

    What a sweet entry Christie! It made me tear up! Emma is just the same — thinks she’s a five year old boy! It’s wonderful and scary at the same time!!
    Happy birthday to Therese!ReplyCancel

  • CindyAugust 19, 2010 - 6:53 pm

    LOVE how you describe Therese!!! and of course love the pics!! HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY!!! =)ReplyCancel

  • Silvina B.August 19, 2010 - 7:54 pm

    What a sweet sweet post!! I can’t believe she’s two already! I think I had just started following your blog around the time when you had her…time flies, doesn’t it? She’s truly a little beauty.ReplyCancel

  • AprilAugust 19, 2010 - 10:29 pm

    Oh she is beautiful! I love the expressions you’ve captured. I know how you feel to get images like these of your baby.ReplyCancel

  • Aunt LaurenAugust 20, 2010 - 12:44 am

    Happy Birthday Therese! So sweet. P.S.- I think she got Zachary on the farm kick!!ReplyCancel

  • JaideanAugust 20, 2010 - 1:55 am

    She is so cute! Happy Birthday to her!!!ReplyCancel

  • LenaAugust 20, 2010 - 11:17 am

    Happy Birthday Therese! I love this post and the images – so sweet!ReplyCancel

  • Desiree HayesAugust 20, 2010 - 5:57 pm

    Beautiful! Love the light in these, soo fun and she is adorable.ReplyCancel

  • StacieAugust 20, 2010 - 8:09 pm

    What fabulous shots of a beautiful girl!ReplyCancel

  • Heather FairbairnAugust 22, 2010 - 12:14 am

    It makes me smile reading this and seeing these pictures….for you know I am experiencing this myself with Miss M. Therese is absolutely adorable and so grown up! Beautiful pictures Christie! Simply lovely! Let me know if you plan on doing any Mini sessions for the fall!ReplyCancel

  • Kim SchmidtAugust 22, 2010 - 6:36 pm

    I love these photos of her! Seems like yesterday you were anxiously awaiting her arrival. Happy Birthday T!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa KellyAugust 22, 2010 - 11:54 pm

    She is absolutely beautiful. Lovely images.ReplyCancel

  • KeriAugust 24, 2010 - 7:03 pm

    Awwww…. beautiful post and beautiful photos. Happy birthday, Therese!ReplyCancel

  • JessicaAugust 24, 2010 - 9:50 pm

    What beautiful pictures, and such a wonderful post about your daughter… brought tears to my eyes :).ReplyCancel

  • JackieAugust 24, 2010 - 10:40 pm

    Beautiful entry, beautiful pictures, and beautiful little girl! She looks so much like you!ReplyCancel

  • ChristineAugust 24, 2010 - 11:41 pm


  • Christine DeSavinoAugust 24, 2010 - 11:45 pm

    What a beautiful post! Happy birthday to your little beauty!ReplyCancel

  • Signe MyhrenAugust 25, 2010 - 12:21 pm

    I cannot even find words to properly express how beautiful these photos (and your little girl) are!ReplyCancel

  • emilyAugust 27, 2010 - 3:28 am

    I love the pictures and I love her! Your post made me tear up, so beautifully written!ReplyCancel

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