Gifts

I’ve always felt for the December babies.  If their photographer was me, their newborn pics are going to be celebrated a year late because I’m not always timely.   As if double gifting wasn’t bad enough! But there was this one holiday where the wonder and light was all about you, December babe.  And each time…

Santa Baby

This little guy celebrated his first birthday recently with so much joy, these first few quiet days seem like so long ago.  I waited to share because there’s something about this time of year that makes the joy of newborns so much sweeter.  💙 (Hey J, have you finished that blanket yet? ☝🏻 Sorry, I…

Outside in

This is my personal favorite nursery of all time I’ll admit the bias up front.   We live around the corner and chose this house for its placement in the the trees, amidst the foxes and owls and all the creatures my baby has connected with growing up here.  Just today as we walked to school…

The Second Man Cub

Penny was Megan’s first child.  And then the first man cub was born and poor Penny was so put out that Megan went and rescued another puppy named Ray just for her.  Now that the second man cub has arrived, Penny is looking a little pathetic again. She went up to her room to sulk…

Love Conquers All

Ask a newly inducted older sibling ages 1-5 y/o to hold the baby and the response could be anything.  Mostly, its enthusiastic.  Occasionally its absolute revulsion.  Almost always, its short lived as one party or another is going to have “enough” quick! These two were so into it, though, they couldn’t even look up at…

Welcome, Baby Caris

I couldn’t remember what Andrea told me so I Googled the name Caris for its meaning.  “Grace, charm or favor” came up, Greek in origin, the one who is hoped for. I met her family this past fall, shortly before her early appearance.  I thought about sharing those photos first but I’ve never put too…