Fifty years ago today, at 2:28 a.m., I became a mother for the first time; my little baby girl, 7 lbs, 2 oz. was also the first grandchild, first great-grandchild, and first great-great grandchild on her daddy's side of the family. She has brought much happiness to us in these fifty years.
To read her take on becoming fifty years old, visit her blog, http://musingreader.blogspot.com , post for June 12, 2012.
Here are a few memorable pictures from her early years:
Mama's little helper
First birthday with that toy I wrote about, which babies loved and adults hated
Happy Birthday, Greta Renee'