Jessica Holden Photography » My Photo Journal

Masthead header

On This Day, 12 Years Ago…

…We went VERY QUICKLY from this:


…to this:

…and it was the happiest day of my life!

For all too short a time we had this:


Now we have this:

And sometimes this:

And always this:

I love you, my darling Emily! You are an amazing girl, and you make my heart sing every day… I feel so lucky that I get to be YOUR mama!!!!

  • Emily Holden - April 30, 2011 - 5:10 pm

    Oh Thanks Mama! I LOVE you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Alli - April 30, 2011 - 5:24 pm

    Ohhhh, this is SO sweet! Love the trip you took through all the memories! I hope Emily had a wonderful birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Julie Anders - April 30, 2011 - 5:31 pm

    Happy Birthday Emily….even though you don’t know me LOL. Hope you got something really good for your birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Alisa Ikeda - April 30, 2011 - 6:22 pm

    Beautiful memories. Thank you, Em, for lighting up our lives, too! We love you! Happy birthday, Emily and Mama!ReplyCancel

  • Conni - April 30, 2011 - 9:38 pm

    Happy Birthday Emily!!
    Goes by way too fast!ReplyCancel

  • Tracey - April 30, 2011 - 10:17 pm

    Jessica, You are such an awesome mommy, every step of the way. Emily is one special girl, to prove it! congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Yu-Ying - May 1, 2011 - 2:57 pm

    This is so sweet! Emily has changed alot, Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • Kim Kravitz - May 3, 2011 - 1:22 pm

    AW!!! Happy birthday to your little one!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Mrs. Fun - May 9, 2011 - 3:37 pm

    I love this post!!! Love all the photos.ReplyCancel

  • Mel - May 10, 2011 - 5:56 am

    Such a sweet progression of pictures! Love them all (and I think I had that same maternity dress!!)ReplyCancel