Archive for the ‘The Big One’ Category

A Mom to Three Boys

Last night I was telling my husband that I was afraid that I am going to forget this. I’m afraid that, in a few years, I’ll not remember what a sweet baby Matthew is, how happy he is, how often he smiles.  Because I don’t feel like I remember enough about Robby’s infancy, and now [...]


And just like that, he belongs to someone else for most of his day.

Ah, The Gentle Ooze of Molten Lava

So I was talking to Sam about a dresser I want to refinish for his room. And I was telling him I thought we could choose maybe two colors and paint and stencil it. He got very excited, stating that he wants it to be purple (there’s a shocker). Then he added that it should [...]

Wordless Wednesday - Summer Is HERE


We’re having a birthday here this week. How is it possible that my baby is about to turn five? It seems like not so long ago that he looked like this:

Ok, maybe not just like that.
This is still my favorite collection of photos from his earlier years.
And now here he is - very little that [...]

75 and Sunny

Behold, potentially one of the best photos of Robby ever:

(SOOC (straight out of camera) - Am I supposed to tell you that? I saw that on a blog recently. I never edit any of my photos, so am I supposed to say that for every photo I post? Surely not . . .)
Behold, two boys, [...]

Beautiful Boy

When Sam got up in the morning I felt I had just had to capture his amazing bedhead. And for a child who spent the night in feverish non-sleep, saying his head really hurt, I was so happy to see him and hear him say he “felt much better” that I needed pictures. But as [...]