Monthly Archives: March 2011

waking up

We’ve all heard it said, but babies really do grow so fast! I can’t believe how much our baby Ava has changed in the almost-three weeks since she was born. She is outgrowing another newborn outfit every time we turn around. She is also staying awake more and more and is becoming aware of the world around her. It’s been so much […]

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a self-portrait | march 2011

I feel like March has flown by. Of course it is likely because I have been in a newborn-baby-induced coma for the last two weeks! We have been very fortunate to have a lot of help from our families and friends, but the demands of a newborn baby have definitely taken their toll in the sleep department. […]

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baby gazing

I just wanted to pop in quickly and let everyone know that we are alive! It feels so odd to have been away from the blog for the last two weeks, but it is all for good reason. There have been few quiet moments among the endless cycle of duties that come with a newborn baby. But in those brief […]

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the birth of ava elizabeth

Our baby girl is a week old today! I have to admit that as much as we thought we were ready and knew what to expect, nothing could have prepared us for the long nights, the chronic exhaustion and the miracle that is welcoming a new life into the world. Although I have photographed the birth experience for […]

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she’s here!

Our sweet baby Ava was born yesterday, and we couldn’t be more in love! I wanted to send a quick smoke signal from the hospital to say that we are all doing well. Thank you to everyone for the care, concern, thoughts and prayers that you have sent our way over the last few days. More […]

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