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Camille is ... FOUR!


I absolutely cannot believe that this girl, this girl right here, is FOUR today. Blows my mind. 

She is such a light, such a ball of energy, such a magnetic and awe-inducing little girl to me. She is captivating. 

I'll never forget the moment I told Ian that we were expecting. I drove home from work -- I'd been keeping the secret since 4am when I woke up, took a test, started shaking at the positive readout, and never went back to sleep. We had team t-shirt day at work, and I took the ECU Pirates theme (his college alma mater) and ran with it ... came home with purple and yellow balloons wrapped around a baby onesie. 

The video quality is terrible but I'm so happy that I have this moment captured. 



Camille was born at 6:43pm on May 14th (due May 5th, so fashionably late).



She was a deliciously sweet baby with big, alert eyes, a big presence, and a big voice.

Still is. Still just so engaged, so hungry for knowledge, so captivating to everyone around her.

We will be celebrating our special four-year-old today with some small family celebrations.

I can't describe how much I love my Camille Elizabeth. I hope this birthday and every other birthday are nothing but magical for her.

12 comments:

  1. That video is the sweetest thing. Happy Birthday, Camille!

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  2. Happy birthday to your gorgeous girl!

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  3. That video is AMAZING!!! Happy Birthday Camille!

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  4. Goodness! Time has flown by. Happy Birthday Ms. Camille!

    She is sooo tall in that 1st snapshot.

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  5. That video just gave me chills...so awesome that you captured it! Happy birthday to Camille!

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  6. oh my gosh that video is priceless!! happy birthday sweet Camille!

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  7. That video is priceless. Love!!! Happy Birthday sweet girl!

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  8. Happy Birthday Camille! That video made me cry, it was so sweet!!

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  9. Such a sweet video! I was grinning ear to ear watching that and it's not even my announcement ha! :)

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  10. I can't believe it either! Happy birthday sweet (big) C! xo

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