Category Archives: Newborn

Penelope Ruth

I was in the middle of a morning workout when I got a text announcing her arrival.  Accompanying the good news was a little cellphone-snapped picture of her precious face, and I teared up right there on my office floor lying between a set of weights.  Later that day I ran to the hospital to […]

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Though it’s only been a month since he took his first breath, it’s as if he’s always been there.  When I arrived at their home and came in from the pouring rain, it was instantly peaceful as I closed the door behind me.  Theodore lay quietly on his father’s lap in the corner, gently dozing, […]

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Quiet Mornings | Baby Levi

I love the quiet rhythms of a home as a family adjusts to a new member. Alysa was busy nursing Levi when big brother Benjamin wanted a story read to him.  Her hands were occupied, so Benjamin held up the Thomas the Tank Engine book so she could see the words.  She read aloud, occasionally […]

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Baby Jensen

His mom labored long and hard to bring him into the world.  Her first child.  The first grandson in the family.  But finally he came – tiny and perfect.   And he had three generations of relatives waiting to welcome him.  I was on pins and needles until I got a photo text of his precious […]

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Nine Days Old

Caleb was 8 days old when his mother emailed asking if I could take some photos the little darling.  I emailed back that YES I would love to do it….but the only time I had was the very next morning at 9am.  Lucky for me they were able to accomodate the short notice and off […]

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