I just spent the last half hour rocking my sick little girl, a very rare occurance. As I looked down at her head laying against my chest I realized that was the same view I had exactly a year ago today. A tiny new being taking her first breaths as the two of us got to know each other in a quiet gentle way. There is nothing like those first few hours with your newborn. But the snuggles of one year old come pretty close to matching that feeling. Happy 1st Birthday Ellabean.