Tori Roloff Praises 'Resilient' Daughter Lilah on Her First Birthday: 'You Are Such a Gift'

Happy first birthday, Lilah Ray!

Zach and Tori Roloff celebrated their younger child turning 1 on Thursday, when her proud mama made multiple Instagram posts to mark the occasion.

"Happy birthday sweet Lilah Bean!" Tori, 29, captioned a photo gallery from Lilah's party, leading with a snapshot of the family of four that also includes the couple's son Jackson Kyle, 3½. "We love you and your curiosity so much. I love that you know what you want and what you don't want — this is going to serve you well in this world."

"I love that you're a mamas girl," the Little People, Big World star continued. "It can be exhausting at times but the fact that I can make you happy is the best feeling in the world. I love how you look at your dad and your brother with so much love. I love that you're resilient and you're getting good at going with the flow."

"You are such a light in our world Lilah. You are such a gift. I thank God every single day that He chose me to be your mom. I can't wait to spend as many birthdays as I can with you!" Tori finished.

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Alongside another slideshow featuring Lilah's "last day" taking photos alongside a blanket counting down the first 12 months of her life, Tori reflected on the quickness of time: "I can not believe we have gotten to spend an entire year with this sweet girl!! She has fit in so perfectly with our family!"

The mother of two also shared some of her baby girl's latest milestones, like assisted standing and the fact that she's currently working on a third tooth and has gotten glasses.

"She's not a huge fan of cake but donuts may be this girls thing. 🍩," Tori continued. "Sweet girl is moving all over and gates have officially been put up everywhere in the Roloff house. 🧗🏻‍♀️"

"She is still obsessed as ever with her big brother! ❤️," she added, concluding, "We love you so much Lilah girl!! Happy birthday!! 💗"

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Lilah — who, like her big brother Jackson, has dwarfism — had a health scare earlier this year, which was chronicled on her parents' TLC show. In an episode that aired last month, Tori and Zach, 30, revealed that Lilah had previously been diagnosed with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) after a hydrocephalus scare.

Their baby girl tested positive for influenza and RSV, which was a relief to her mom, as she didn't have hydrocephalus. But that relief only went so far, as Zach "almost died from RSV" when he was a baby, and the couple was told by Lilah's doctor to make sure they monitor her condition.

The following week, Tori opened up about the "guilt" she was feeling for her children, "especially" her daughter. "We've had some pretty rough stuff hit our house the last two months and I struggle with having to attend doctors or medical appointments alone [amid the coronavirus pandemic]," she wrote on Instagram. "Without my teammate by my side. I struggle sharing my life when sometimes it doesn't feel authentic because our world is so upside down and backwards right now."

"Im sharing this only in hopes that someone reads it and doesn't feel alone. We're not alone. I get that," the reality star continued. "I thank the Lord every single day that my family is here and healthy. Maybe I'm sharing also to not feel alone. Some days can feel so clouded by what's truth and whats fear. My truth is God and because God is with me I will not be afraid. But I can still vent about it on Instagram right?"

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Maddie Brown Brush Defends Daughter's Foot Amputation Surgery: 'Not a Lighthearted Decision'

Maddie Brown Brush is addressing some questions she has gotten concerning her 1-year-old daughter Evangalynn Kodi's August foot amputation surgery.

The Sister Wives star opened up on Instagram Tuesday about her and husband Caleb Brush's decision to have their daughter — who was diagnosed before birth with oligodactyly, a congenital anomaly defined as the presence of fewer than five fingers on a hand — undergo surgery as a result of the condition.

" 'You cut her foot off?' 'If she was functional, why did you amputate?' 'Wait, where is her foot?' 'Was it really necessary to cut her foot off?' These are all questions I have received since Evie's surgery," began Brown Brush, 24. "I understand the questions and at first glance, I would ask the same thing."

The reality star went on to explain the nuances of her daughter's specific case that led her and her husband to decide in favor of amputation — namely, the fact that they "were looking at the possibility of a dramatic difference" as she grows in her tibia bones, the left of which was "about 1/3 shorter than her right" and "bowing."

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"You cut her foot off?" "If she was functional, why did you amputate?" "Wait, where is her foot?" "Was it really necessary to cut her foot off?". These are all questions I have received since Evie's Surgery. . I understand the questions and at first glance, I would ask the same thing. Evie's left Tibia bone, along with the bowing it had, was also about a 1/3 shorter than her right. When she's little it's not super noticeable unless closely looked at. As she grows though, we were looking at the possibility of a dramatic difference. . Some families and people opt for a lengthening surgery, but Miss Evie's difference was in the grey area of if that was even possible or not. With at least 4 major surgeries and the possibility of having to amputate in the end, we chose a Boyd amputation. . This was not a light-hearted decision, we spent the better part of the last year educating ourselves, talking to doctors, prosthetists, other families, and other amputees as we came to the decision we did. . Before Evie, I classified amputees as one category. You amputated because there was no way of saving the limb. I think that goes along with #limbdifference education. Sometimes it's about quality of life. Due to this, I wanted to give a more in-depth explanation and answer all at once. I hope it will all bring awareness to a part of the #limbdifference world.

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"Some families and people opt for a lengthening surgery, but Miss Evie's difference was in the grey area of if that was even possible or not," Brown Brush continued. "With at least 4 major surgeries and the possibility of having to amputate in the end, we chose a Boyd amputation."

"This was not a light-hearted decision, we spent the better part of the last year educating ourselves, talking to doctors, prosthetists, other families, and other amputees as we came to the decision we did," added the mom of two.

Brown Brush — who also shares son Axel James, 3, with her husband — admitted that she "classified amputees as one category" before her daughter's experience, explaining of her thought process, "You amputated because there was no way of saving the limb."

"I think that goes along with #limbdifference education," she said. "Sometimes it's about quality of life. Due to this, I wanted to give a more in-depth explanation and answer all at once. I hope it will all bring awareness to a part of the #limbdifference world."

Aside from the bowed tibia (shinbone), when Evie was born, she was also missing a thumb and a toe, and one leg was missing a fibula (calf bone). Additionally, two of her fingers were fused together.

Last October, Brown Brush shared with PEOPLE that she and Brush were "shocked" at their daughter's diagnosis of fibular aplasia, tibial campomelia and oligosyndactyly (FATCO) syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects bone formation in utero. The family had to wait until Evangalynn turned 1 to find out the best way to treat her, the TLC star previously told PEOPLE.

Brown Brush shared the news of Evie's surgery to Instagram on Aug. 24. In the photo, the baby's left leg and right arm were bandaged as her mom held her in her arms in the hospital. The reality star also revealed that Evie was home and "recovering beautifully" after her procedures.

"Evie received some major gifts for her 1st birthday," Brown Brush wrote on Instagram. "Her surgeon laid the groundwork for her new foot and mobility it will bring, by way of a boyd amputation. Another gave her some extra mobility in her hand, by clipping her webbing she had in her right hand."

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