Last night after his shower, Dylan spiked his hair a bit and wanted a photo. I obliged, of course. Always take a photo when they want one. Then I asked if he wanted to hold Elise for a photo. Yes! They were both all giggles & smiles as I quickly snapped 3 pictures with my […]
I sat frozen. Unable to move and hardly able to even breathe. My heart raced as I tried to calm my mind. Ninety minutes that seemed like an eternity slowly ticked past. I know because I kept looking at the clock. Then the door. The clock. Then the door. This was exactly 4 months ago on October […]
This week’s Project 52 challenge was Out of Focus. I had no idea where this particular theme would take me until I was flipping through some photos I snapped on my iPhone and found this one I took last Saturday of my husband and Elise. He was blowing raspberries on her cheek. She was laughing […]
This week’s Project 52 challenge was Your Everyday. My initial thought was diapers. My everyday contains a LOT of diapers! But then I captured Elise with the biggest smile on Tuesday morning and realized that this photo was perfect. My everyday is being a mom. Loving and caring for my kids. And my everyday is […]
We’ve been blessed to have friends who throw a fun family New Year’s Eve party each year and this past December 31st was no exception. We rang in Elise’s first new year at midnight GMT (i.e., 7pm ET) with cheers, a balloon drop, champagne for the adults and sparkling jell-o for the kids. Since the party […]
After nursing Elise to sleep on Monday night, I held her up to my chest, her head on my shoulder and rocked her while gently patting her back waiting on a burp. It’s a nightly ritual, but this time it was different. Even while she was sound asleep and breathing deeply against my neck, I […]
My favorite part of 2014 – watching the love grow between my two children. Dylan has definitely taken to the role of big brother and been very attentive to Elise as well as helped with her care as he can. The best moments though are the ones that are all him like in the photo […]
Tis the season of … magic and wonder decorating cookies colorful lights time with family & friends celebrating His birth. Merry Christmas from our family to yours!