I've said it before, and I will say it again, time flies! I feel like this time it went even faster. This past Friday Carmela had her first birthday, I know I can't believe it myself. This one was bitter sweet for me because this is the last time we will be celebrating a first birthday in our house. My baby is a toddler (but will always be my baby) and with that we have passed another milestone (sniff, sniff).
Now that she is really developing her own personality I really can see how different she is than the boys. She seem to be a little mixture of them. She is fast like Francesco, and doesn't mind making a mess like Nicolò. She is in between the two in regards to her sleep schedule - Francesco never sleep, Nicolò did, Carmela is inconsistent. One thing for sure is she LOVES her brothers. I love the way her face lights up when she see them come to pick her up from school.
We don't do big Birthday parties for first birthdays but we do make sure they know it is their special day. The boys helped me to make her cake and we colored it pink, then decided she needed purple frosting and green writing on it. We had balloons, a banner, hats, and a special dress. I am pretty sure she knew it was her special day!
I still can't believe she is ONE!