Extreme Sporter Maddox
MADDIELICIOUS HAS NO FEAR
This entitles me to have a perfect, very awesome day.
And yes, that is what we had.
First off, I went to wake Maddox up and she was flashing her million dollar double dimpled smile in her sleep (and no she was not passing gas). Right after I took the photo, she peeked, then went back to sleep.
We started the day off with our routine photo shoot in her SUNSHINE outfit.
Once we got to Harrisville and the jet ski was in the water, Maddox did her first wardrobe change of the day into her super cute, hand me down from a great friend, bikini. As you can see, she loves it and is so excited to go jet skiing for the first time.
I put her in her Taco life jacket and aboard she went with Cheryl. She cried at first because she discovered the “I have no neck” feeling you have when you first put on a life jacket. Once she got on the jet ski she discovered the rim of the life jacket made the perfect hands free mouthing toy and was ok with things. Then, when the jet ski started moving, she was in heaven, smiling, and enjoying the water droplets that splashed in her face (thanks to all dad’s prep work during bath time).
After the ride, I got on with Maddox for a photo shoot!
When we saw the NO FEAR decal, we just had to show off!! I absolutely love it! Maddox enjoyed rocking on the back end of the jet ski. She would splash when the water hit her toes and literally search around for the next wave.
Check it out, Maddox is looking for the waves.
Here it comes....
She likes it, she likes it!
After the ride, Maddox decided to catch some rays aboard the Loch Ness Monster (AKA Giant Seahorse). She laid on it and within four minutes found her fingers and was fast asleep. Seriously, we should patent a baby waterbed!
After playing in the water, we decided to play ‘crack the egg’ on the trampoline........
But my little egg would not wake up!!!!!!
After her snooze I did get to introduce Maddox to my favorite toy.
All good things must come to an end....
At 3:30 we had to say goodbye and head to our cranial sacral appointment. ☹
THANK YOU CHERYL FOR LETTING US BORROW YOUR PLAYGROUND!!
I must also include some other happenings about my perfect, very awesome day.
Daisy who decided to swallow a pacifier a month ago successfully underwent surgery of her intestinal tract.
The vet showed us our souvenir and said, “This is the most expensive pacifier we will ever buy.”
Something really cool did happen at the vets tonight while picking up Daisy. Normally, I leave Maddox in the car seat at the vet but tonight I decided to carry her in. As I was holding her, she laid her cheek on my shoulder. Her arms went limp and she was still wide awake, looking around. She did not make a peep, but was simply snuggling and listening to me talk. I did not have to entertain her, sing to her, or bounce her. She was comforted by merely being with me.
It hit me. She knows me, she feels safe with me, and most important of all, she loves me. I never taught her this, she discovered these emotions all on her own.
At that particular moment, I did not care what she looked like, how smart she would be, or who she would become....
She was mine and she has innocently chosen to love me. My only job as a mother is to love her wholeheartedly back.
I would have to declare this as a defining moment in my journey through motherhood. A moment I had been dreaming of since I was a child. I was finally able to experience that nurturing feeling a mother has towards their child.
And that makes today.....
A PERFECT, VERY AWESOME DAY
Love is surrendering your heart to someone else.. Maddie is a part of all of us. Put your trust in God and your heart will be free to enjoy the simple things in life. Maddie is truly blessed for you to be chosen as her Mother. And I have no doubt she will experience all that life has to offer because of you. What adventure is next for Mother and Baby?
SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2010 - 12:46 AM
I agree with Sito! You amaze me as a mother. I can't say enough about you and Maddox....too precious! I can't wait to meet her and see you on July 21st!
So the trampoline looked fun. You forgot to mention that when you jumped up and down you peed your pants a little! Didn't want you to leave that part out...just keeping it real for you! LOL
TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010 - 08:35 PM
That trully is the best feeling, and trust me once again when I say this child will have more love for EVERYONE around her than we can even begin to imagine. On a daily basis, numerous numerous time throughout the day Cory reminds me that he loves me. When I do the most simplest things for him (like washing his tennis shoes yesterday) he always says to me, "thank you mom, you are the best mom ever'. And now I just say "I know Cory i rock don't I" and he laughs and says "yup".
He loves me unconditionally as do I, him. And you will experience that now and forever too.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010 - 08:41 AM
I remember the first time i felt this too : ) best feeling ever!
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012 - 02:36 PM