Bringing home a new baby is full of so many emotions. As a parent, the love you have for your children can be overwhelming. Sometimes you might feel as though your heart might explode as you watch your children grow in their love for one another. Parenting is not always easy as you wade through life with a new exhaustion. Life with two does not allow for as many adult naps as it did with one. Toddlers have an excess amount of energy and curiosity for life that you are still responsible for. These moments though, sitting together as a family, relishing those incredible snippets of joy and laughter, sweet kisses and hugs, these are the moments that make it worth it. Combine these moments with the sheer determination and endurance of a parent’s love and desire to give their children the world and you have the makings of a pretty sweet life.
Snuggles and coos, swaddled in soft, pretty blankets.
Skin smooth as silk,
Intoxicating new baby smells.
Tiny fingers and toes,
One perfect little nose.
Awake, asleep, awake, asleep.
Rocking, shushing, kissing, hugging,
Feeding, burping, changing.
These tender moments go so fast.
Hold on, take every second in.
Close your eyes, hold that little one tight;
Take a deep breath and begin it all again.
Photographing a family’s first born is incredible. Watching a couple figure out their new roles as parents makes my heart happy because I can remember that so well and yet it seems like so long ago. Albie (I love that his parents call him this) is a precious little peanut who is perfect in every way. Just go ahead and see for yourself:)