Happy Birthday, Abigail!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Today is my Abigail's 2nd Birthday!

She is currently out to breakfast with Matthew. He has a little tradition where he likes to take the birthday child out to breakfast, just the two of them. It's really cute. She was so excited to go and even brought him his shoes. Although, I just got a text from him saying she wasn't sitting still. Well, that's our Abby, always on the move.

Already I am starting to see less and less baby in her and more and more little girl. She's been through more before the age of 2 than most people have in their lifetime. And yet, despite all the challenges, she has remained a happy, funny and smart little girl. 

She is such a blessing to our family. We all love her willful and spunky personality. As one of her doctor's remarked recently, "she's just her own person." So very true. She's a very confident and independent child and yet, she's very affectionate too. She loves giving hugs (nothing beats an Abby hug) and kisses. We have loved watching her grow and develop and can't wait to see her become the person God has intended her to be.

We love you, Abigail Elizabeth!
I feel like she look so grown up in this picture.
Abigail at age 2
Nicknames: Abs, Absy, Bubs, Bubsy, Missy

Favorite Foods: Chicken cacciatore, peanut butter sandwiches, Trader Joe's O's, pretzels, beet banana and blueberry pouches and cookies.

Favorite Activities: Saying her ABC's, going for walks, being outside (the kid loves the great outdoors), drawing with sidewalk chalk, playing with Hannah in their cushion fort, jumping off...well, anything, walking the flats in Cape Cod.

Vocabulary: (very limited) hi, Mama, Daddy, cat, bye
BUT--she knows her ABC's and most of her numbers!!

Favorite Books: Snuggle Puppy, Boston ABC's, Cinderella, The Saving Name of God the Son (I kid you not, she looks at this book all the time, which is funny because the book is really advanced and kinda weird).

Favorite Toys: LeapPad Leaptop (by far her favorite toy), Legos, toy car,

Notable Events in the last year: She had skull and facial reconstruction surgery in October and was in the hospital for 5 days. She learned her ABC's very early.

St. Gobnait, pray for us! St. Elizabeth, pray for us!

Read about Abigail's birth story, here and here

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