It feels entirely too short a time for a year to have gone by. It really just isn't fair.
Daily, I search for a way to freeze you in time, like a puppy. I take solace in that as you've reached a year, and your personality bursts through the shell of infancy, it's astonishingly clear how sweet and fun-loving you are. Qualities you undoubtedly inherited from your mom.
I look forward every day to your smiling wave and saying "hi" even though it's 5:19 PM, and you've said it fifty times already today. It's a constant that makes me smile every time, like your brother asking what we're having for dinner halfway through his breakfast.
Hi. Today is your 365th day. Happy birthday, little girl.
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