Madeline’s first Christmas was in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, so we went big for her first and only Christmas out of the hospital.

our snow princess, ready for the cold weather


Maddie, Rigby, Spencer
Maddie with her two favorites, Rigby & Spencer

Maddie and the tree
so excited for Santa Claus to come

Danny & Maddie have a conversation
Danny and Madeline deep in conversation

are these all for me?
I don’t know where all these presents came from, but I like it

Maddie opens a present from Santa
Madeline opens her first present from Santa

sleeping presents
opening presents is hard, hard work

The Spohrs on Christmas
The Spohr Family, Christmas 2008

Waking up with Madeline snuggled in bed between us was the best present we ever could have asked for.

We miss you so much baby. Merry Christmas, Mommy and Daddy love you for eternity.