No-Longer-Baby Maya at Two and a Half

I find myself sighing each time I make the conscious decision to cut the word “Baby” out of a shoot title. Its like a tiny, bittersweet rite of passage, the shoot where I drop the word, “Baby” from the front of a child’s name.  I was on the fence at 18 months.  But here and…

Baby Eli Turns One

Eli, has it really been a year already? If there’s any measure of how much can change in a mere year, its a baby.  Look whose walking… And awesome at high fives… White and yellow lanterns still hung from the ceiling on the first floor of the house, decorated for his party the week before….

Trey with Baby Lucy at 9 Months

It seemed more like summer than spring when we met up at Maymont to take a walk amidst the pretty flowers.  Tulips should have been in bloom but it seems that everything these days, with the exception of me, is ahead of schedule. I can’t believe how much wee little Lucy has grown! First, Lucy…

A New Prince Among Princesses

Baby Palmer is just four weeks old here but already so loved within his kingdom.  Big sisters Anna and Lauren are amazing with him… These two photos epitomize the world in which sweet Palmer was born into: girls with frocks and bows and nail polish and princesses on their walls.  It will be so much…

Introducing Baby Adem

Simply put, the story of Adem and Sue inspires me. We all internalize the song as children.  The one that goes, “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes so-and-so with the baby carriage.”  First we use the lyrics to taunt and embarrass our friends.  Then we grow up and realize that the great enterprise…

Baby Reese is Walking

It was snowing like crazy the morning of our shoot, a phenomenon almost hard to believe in this unseasonably early spring.  Brayden and I bundled up to go outside and catch one last, fleeting moment of winter but the moment the boots went on the snow went off.  It was kind of anti-climatic, Brayden made…