Miss. Sophia Lynette turned one year old last Saturday! Naturally, we had a huge party with tons of family and staff and it was awesome! I told her and everyone else that we needed to keep this baby happy and alive through Saturday. All last week I kept telling Sophia no funny business. She was not to get sick, code, or go to PICU before Saturday. This child has deserved a party and was going to have one. And par-tay is what we did!
She did okay but she didn't smile much like I was hoping she would. She wasn't her usual playful self but I thought that she was just tired and worn out from the craziness. Anyway, it was a good day and she never got distressed and I was so thankful for that. Happy birthday Miss. Sophia!!!
The girls and their cousins.
Jeremiah's sister, Diana. As you can see, the goofy gene runs on the Prickett side of the family.
Sophia even had her own cupcake with a #1 on it.
She still doesn't eat via her mouth but she loves to suck her fingers. I put some icing on her fingers hoping that she would go to town but she never got into it. It was a long shot but I had to try. Maybe she'll be eating and swallowing buy her 2nd birthday.
At some point the icing must have hit a sweet spot because she opened her eyes wide open!
I love the eyelashes!
Getting tired or getting over the cake.
Then we moved on to the presents. I used my hands to help guide her to open her presents.
I was thrilled that she got plenty of new clothes that were 18 months. She started wearing 18 months clothes a few weeks ago. She's a big girl and I love it!
She also got plenty of toys.
Some of the NICU nurses (Elizabeth, Cris, Angie, & Samantha) stopped by, too! That was a nice surprise.
Happy birthday baby girl! Congratulations on making it to your first birthday! We sure love you!!!
We pulled into the garage and the girls were out.
Sophia was kind enough to share her balloons with her sisters.