Those early days of fatherhood with my first were such a change from the child-free days. My priorities flipped. Beautiful moments are happening all around us and he taught be to focus on them more. He was so little. My first mini me.
Most four-year-olds are inquisitive and adventurous little creatures. My son is no exception. He loves to climb on, under, in, and around basically everything. It’s a good thing my wife and I are not...
I had a summer job for a few weeks as a painter’s assistant when I was in my teens. My title was “Painter’s Assistant” because I couldn’t cut it as an actual painter.
Newborn photography is tricky. There are so many photographers in the Chicago area it can be hard to know who to choose. We lucked when we found Magalena. She was not only talented with...
Back when we thought we still had some time to prepare for our second child’s arrival we had a maternity photo shoot with Victoria Beauchamp of Hera’s Gift.
So here’s the thing. When your first child is 10 days late, you kind of expect that’s how long your body gestates. I remember saying to Joel, “I have a friend whose first was 41+3 like Wesley and her second was only 40+3 so we better be ready a little early.” Baby didn’t know that was the plan.