Wednesday, November 16, 2011

A look back...

With Henry's first birthday less than a week away, the mood around here is part excitement, part nostalgic, and a whole lot of bittersweet. It's hard to see your little ones grow up, isn't it? And of course the best is yet to come, but it's difficult to let go of the baby stage- the crawling, cooing little guy that Henry once was. Now he's a quick little bolt of lightning as he makes his way around the room and it's amazing to see how different he really is. However bittersweet it may be though, there's so much more sweet than bitter. I'm bursting with excitement about celebrating this past year, and today I thought I'd take a look back and share a very special video I made exactly a year ago today. Happy almost-birthday, Henry!


47 comments:

  1. this made me cry. it's my youngest son's first birthday today, and i'm already in a pretty emotional mood. :) i wasn't this emotional with my oldest son's birthday, but i think it's the finality of knowing this is it for our little family. i have no idea where the past year has gone.

    you look so beautiful in all stages of your pregnancy!

    happy almost birthday henry! :)

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  2. we're at that milestone too and it makes me cry! what a special time.

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  3. So cute! You definitely make an amazingly beautiful pregnant woman/mamma! p.s. looooove that little white dress with the bow collar ;) Happy almost birthday to Henry! My birthday is this weekend :)

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  4. Oh Danielle, this is so sweet. I can only imagine all the emotions you're feeling! <3

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  5. Time goes by so fast, especially with little ones. Have a blast celebrating your little Henry this weekend!

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  6. that is terribly cute!
    I wish 'i had of thought to do that for Mason <3

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  7. that's so amazing to watch through! so sweet :)

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  8. I love that video! What a special stage of life to look back on : ) Happy early birthday Henry!

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  9. this is so sweet! what a fun thing you put together, and isn't it crazy how both long and fast a year feel? happy almost birthday to Henry!

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  10. This made me go awwww. This is so cute :)

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  11. That is everything that couple possibly be adorable all rolled into one. Happy almost birthday, little Henry :)

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  12. This made me cry happy tears! This video is something he will cherish forever.

    Ali
    byalibee.blogspot.com

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  13. This is so adorable! I love seeing all of the photos put together in one video.

    xoh
    d

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  14. This was beautiful! You're so lucky to have this video to cherish forever. Someday when The Hubs and I are blessed with a little one I hope to do something like this :)

    Happy almost birthday to your little man!
    Dani

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  15. Aw, this is so sweet! It totally teared me up! Wonderful!! xxx

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  16. This is so perfect! Beautiful! inspiring! And very Bittersweet!!

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  17. Aww, I remember when you first posted that video. It's been amazing seeing Henry grow up on your blog :)

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  18. i love this! you are the cutest, dani!

    and happy almost birthday to henry!!!

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  19. can you believe how fast it goes by? my baby is 8 months and ... he's not a baby anymore! watching old videos makes me want more :)
    Smoking Crayolas Blogspot

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  20. how sweet! love it!!!

    Hey girl, I'm hosting a recipe exchange for Thanksgiving over on my blog!

    Come join in!! ;-)

    http://katyplayinghouse.blogspot.com/2011/11/recipe-exchange.html

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  21. So cute. Love it.

    I hope I have time and thought to do something like this also.

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  22. Aw, so sweet, it brought a tear (or three) to my eye. Especially since I'm 13 weeks preggers now and am going through all the emotions of being amazed, excited, and scared all rolled into a big ball of nausea that I'm hoping goes away soon! Congrats on your beautiful little man!

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  23. Awww, this is just precious! Happy 1st birthday Henry!!
    What program did you use to make the video?

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  24. This is quite beautiful.

    Congratulations on such a beauty of a boy.

    And Happiest Birthday to Henry!

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  25. you were seriously so gorgeous pregnant!

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  26. You guys gave me a toothache..!

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  27. Happy almost birthday, little H! <3

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  28. wow that was beautiful video it almost made me cry!!!!

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  29. so sweet! It makes me even more excited for the arrival of my little one!

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  30. Can't believe it's already been a year! Sending merry birthday wishes his way!

    Amanda @ Our Humble Fort

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  31. hahaha I had to laugh because half way through I though.. 'Now, that looks like my stomach after a big dinner' haha and I'm not a 'big' person, about the same size as you!

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  32. I'm not even a mom and this almost made me cry. Beautiful.

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  33. I love it! I wish I had documented my pregnancy better....but I didnt even buy a new camera till my son was a month old!. Cool video, Im glad you have it :)

    brenna
    http://wonderbrenna.blogspot.com

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  34. awww it is so cute! I've seen it before, but I just really love it! such a nice idea... i hope im as good at documenting it when I get pregnant:)

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  35. adorable! you two are such loving parents, always makes me smile!! :)

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  36. Extremely beautiful video. <3 Happy almost birthday, Henry!

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  37. with your way of living you make me think that love and all is possible.

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  38. Aww, I'm reading on my phone and can't see the video but I WILL watch it tomorrow. My little guy, Caleb, is 2 months away from his first birthday. I can't believe it either. It goes way too fast. Just a month ago he started slowly scooting around and now he's pulling himself up with furniture. Crazy!

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  39. This is just the sweetest. :-)

    xoxo
    ida

    http://asplashofida.blogspot.com

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