One of my sons recently had his two front teeth knocked out during playground shenanigans. Here, he returns to the scene of the crime that afternoon to show them off to his pals (inside the green box).
With child number three on the way, it was imperative that we squeeze in one last family portrait as a family of four. We wanted a sequel to our final portrait as a family of three, so we visited local tintypist Giles Clement who created what may in fact be my favorite photo ever taken of our family.
Once a year, I pretend to be a filmmaker and cobble together a pop song-lengthed video of the past year in my child’s life, bookended by birthdays. So here’s a brief recap of year number one for child number two:
Also – and perhaps most importanty of all – this beautiful song is the key to this whole thing, so I must tell you it’s by Chris Staples and you can buy it here.
Something magical happens for about half an hour each morning in our nursery when the perfect light shines into our baby monkey’s crib, gifting us with photos like this. Here’s a similar shot of our firstborn from back in February of 2013.
I was freeing up some space on my iPhone the other day and in doing so, re-discovered a cache of photos I took that, for whatever reason, never made it to Instagram. I give them new life here in a piece I like to call “Collage of Recent Instagrams and Instagrams-That-Never-Were”