January 2013

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. -Henry Ward Beecher Oh, January!  January is one of my favorite months.  Life after the chaos and fun of the holiday season. Time to slow down and finding time to just “be”. This January was busy for us but … More January 2013

Elijah Michael

My brother in law, Marc reminded me today that I have not posted about Eli yet! (thank you Marc) I’ve got some major make up blogging to do…. but for now, let me introduce you to the newest member of our family! Elijah Michael 9.22.10 4:40 am 4lbs 5oz, 17 1/2″long Eli was born at … More Elijah Michael

day one 8.29.10

*I started typing this post on Sept. 13… just now getting around to finishing it.  This will be a series leading up to present day.  I want to have this all written out for myself and my family. Sunday 8.29.10 – *Warning… long and mostly for my records* 🙂 I woke up in the middle … More day one 8.29.10

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up" – Picasso

Sunday when we woke up, the sun was out.  Well, not exactly when we woke up at the crack of dawn (thank you, Jaxon), but it came out soon.  The snow was melting!!!  Our church was cancelled due to the weather, so we had a very leisurely morning. I decided that we had one more … More "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up" – Picasso

a backyard photoshoot

nothing formal.  not planned.  not dressy.  just you.  playing.  being a boy.  with your puppy.  and your fort.  PERFECT. Dear Jaxon, I know you don’t love it when I follow you around with the camera.  I just want to capture you so that you will I will not forget what these times are like.  Thank … More a backyard photoshoot

what did he say?

So, my kid is funny. And I’m sure your kids are funny. In fact I know they’re funny and sweet and say all kinds of clever things!When I saw this idea Jaxon wasn’t even talking yet…but it’s one I remembered! I started it a few months ago but it only lasted a day or so. … More what did he say?