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Audrey Taylor turns 2

05.27.2017
Two years ago, Ashley and I became parents as we welcomed Miss Audrey Taylor into the world and our lives changed forever! I can't believe how fast time is flying by!

I can honestly say, the last two years have been the most fulfilling of my entire life. This little girl, brings so much joy into our lives and into the world with everyone she meets. I did not know I had the capacity to love another human being the way I love my daughter. She makes me a better person and makes me strive to keep getting better. Between her and her mom, I feel like the luckiest guy in the world.

It is a special treat to be able to watch her grow up and have a front row seat to her life.

She's running and jumping (the kid is fearless) and loves playing at the park. She's so sweet when she plays with other kids.

She loves to read, and she's so smart. She already has quite the vocabulary and she's doing a fabulous job so far with her potty training.

This past year was filled with many adventures and we're settling into a nice little routine. Ashley and I are fortunate that we both work from home and get to spend a lot of time with her every day.

Her smile warms my heart and her laugh is the sweetest sound in the world.

Happy Birthday Audrey Bunny... mommy & daddy love you so much!

I narrowed it down to 40 of my favorite images from the past 365 days (it was super hard!).

She started her 2nd year in California with her first birthday party hosted by my sister and brother in law:

She started swim lessons and absolutely loves being in the water.

She's also quite fond on ball pits... especially the one at the Magic House.

Here she is with her GaGa visiting her uncle Scott on the anniversary of his passing.

With her cousin Madi at the zoo.

Sunday funday at Grant's Farm.

She almost always has a smile on her face.

This kid has been on 20 flights so far, sadly we're now going to have to start paying for her tickets. She got to hang with the pilot in the cockpit after we landed in Boston.

Happy and healthy at her 18 month check up.

Her first Cardinals game.

She loves playing at the pumpkin patch.

We tagged along to a shoot mommy was doing and helped her test the light before her clients arrived.

Flying back to California.

Hanging with Papa at the Apple Store testing out portrait mode on the iPhone 7s.

Well, she's not always a perfect little angel when the camera comes out.

But of course Uncle Rich still managed to get some of our most cherished images ever:

This is the cover photo on my iPad and I see it every day.

She is just too sweet. I love this tiny human with every fiber of my being.

She loves to play at the park with her daddy.

She also loves the zoo, especially during Christmas time when all the lights are up.

Christmas with GaGa & her cousins.

Christmas morning 2016. Someone is spoiled!

That one time she fell asleep at Costco:

Snow day with puppy Zoey:

She loves the swings:

Very fashionable!:

Yoga with momma at Forest Park:

Checking out the view from our new place in St. Charles:

Sharing some bacon with daddy a la Lady and the Tramp:

Easter 2017:

Visiting the Easter Bunny with her friend Sloan:

She loves Easter and all things bunny:

This is the look she gives when you suggest she's had enough juice:

It's just so fun to see her turning into a little person. She has her own unique personality and we just love her so much:

Mother's Day 2017:

The whole fam on Mother's Day:

With Bammie on the carousel at the zoo:

My folks are in town this week to celebrate her 2nd birthday. Nice photo bomb Mr. Goat:

She was very excited about the balloons in her room on her birthday this morning:

I cannot believe my little bunny is 2!:

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