We knew that we wouldn't be able to keep Lucy's smile forever... that her "forever" smile would come later... We just didn't know how much we'd love this one.
Oh sweet smile, we love you so! How lucky we are that we don't have to let all of it go... A thoughtful person pointed out to me, that most of it is in those blue sparkling eyes.
This is the smile that first shattered my heart and rearranged it into a new composition, one that holds more love.
This is the smile I waited so eagerly for.
This is the smile that rescued me from tears. Hers and my own.
This is the smile that shone like a sunbeam through storms of reflux pain.
This is the smile that convinces her sister, "she loves me!"
This is a unique smile, with its own exclamation point - our favourite way to punctuate a moment.
This is the smile that pulls me into the most ridiculous conversations.
This is the smile that makes 3:00 a.m. an OK time to be awake and chat.
This is the smile I will do anything to make appear.
This is the smile that has cheered me on as I think, for days on end, I will pump just this one last time for her.
This is the smile that makes my voice do that crazy thing that makes Daddy wince.
This is the smile that tells me, despite the struggle, she's more than OK.
This is the smile we are so sad to kiss goodbye.
This is the smile we will always remember.
We can't wait to love you and meet you, Forever Smile...