Tag Archives: Newborns

Twice the Love!

Two little blessings sent from above … twice the smiles, twice the LOVE!

Can you tell this family loves all things STL Blues and Disney?

Her First 24 Hours

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A new baby is like the beginning of all things: wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities!

Welcome to Our World!

Big sister and brother meet their newborn sister and are all smiles and cuddles!

These two are going to be both entertainers and protectors of her. 

They loved on her and counted all her toes and fingers too!

A Heritage

“Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him.” Psalm 127:3

A Very Hungry Caterpillar

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Little sister brought her baby brother her favorite bookThe Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle–and he was completely mesmerized by it, as you can see!

The cocoon and hat were crocheted by Lake Effect Creations. You can find her Etsy shop online at etsy.com

Isn’t he adorable in it? A beautiful creation in God’s world!

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Tiny Details

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These are a few of my favorite things!

Eyelashes. Ears. Fingers. Toes. Baby skin.

Tiny noses, lips, and chins.

What a precious miracle he is!

Pretty in Pink

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10 days fresh and new!

Waiting for Baby — Week 40

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Waiting for Baby

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This sweet family welcomed their second daughter into the world just a few days after I captured these photos for them in a nearby park. 

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Lilly looks forward to sharing her beanie animals with her baby sister Abby.

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 Big sister Lilly was excited because she got to choose Little Sister’s shoes for some of the photos.

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Baby Lia

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Nine days new!

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Lovely in Lavender

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Fresh as a daisy … only 11 days “new” …

Her mommy chose her dress, her big sister chose her headband and flower, and her grammy crocheted the lavender afghan for her. She is dearly loved.

I’m so glad I got to meet her so soon after her birth and take photos for her family. Except for a few minutes of sleep time photos, she was wide awake and watching everything, and by the time we finished, it appeared that Baby Elena wanted to talk too! I wonder what she was thinking!

Love Serene

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A baby girl is a precious gift wrapped in love serene.

Welcome to the world, baby Elena!

I thank the Lord for you and for your loving family.

Doesn’t her daddy’s gaze toward her just melt your heart?

And isn’t she lovely on lavender?

Mike & Laura Waiting for Baby

Baby! It’s COLD outside!

Mike & Laura met me on Sunday afternoon for a few maternity shots just one week before their baby girl’s due date.  The blustery wind made us move from site to site quickly, and the new daddy- and mommy-to-be were so fun & natural to capture.

As we got fast photos and talked, they decided to get their little bag packed for this week’s antiticipated excitement, with a harsh winter ice and snow storm on its way. I reminded Mike to pack some soothing lotion to give Laura a much needed massage.

Talk about EXCITING! … The day after this photo session, Laura texted me from the hospital with the happy message that their baby girl had been born.

Thank You, Lord, for Baby C’s safe arrival, and for a healthy and happy new little family. I look forward to capturing Baby C’s newborn photos for you, Mike and Laura!

December Debutante

Dreamy…Creamy… A few captures of baby Willow, just two weeks old, so fresh, soft, and sweet.

Willow with her two very happy, proud, and thankful grandmas — Grandma Linda and Grandma Sandy ADORE her! Willow, you are indeed a heaven-sent gift!

Here’s Willow in a little Christmas red… While Mommy was at a meeting, I captured this special Daddy & Willow love!

Gianna Rose

Just nine days old … a real sleeping beauty …

a perfect, tiny babe … and just 6 pounds now.

Meet Gianna Rose!

Thank you, Trena & Frank, and big sister Mary Rene,

for letting me capture your newborn Gianna’s photos today.

What a beautiful family you are!

 

iheartfaces = Dramatic B&W Photo Challenge

This week’s challenge at iheartfaces is to share a dramatic B&W photo. Here’s my choice for this challenge.

It melts my heart to see the love and affection children can show for their newborn family member! Here S and X  look tenderly at ten-day-old baby Ava, while they hold her tiny fingers so caringly. X gives his baby sister a tender kiss on her forehead.

Children are a heritage from the LORD!

Skip over to iheartfaces to see beautiful photos for this week’s dramatic b&w challenge! Just click on the camera.

Tiny Kissable Feet

Oh, I just wanna kiss these toes!

Taylor

Baby Taylor was wide awake for his two week photos and didn’t mind being swaddled, changed, moved from here to there, and given lots of attention.

Doesn’t he look so handsome in blue? And he’s lying on a soft, crocheted shawl made by his Grammy. It’s beautiful!

Taylor is well-loved by his mommy, daddy, and big sister Bailey, who gives him frequent kisses and toys.

It was such a pleasure capturing Taylor’s cute expressions and spending time with the new family of four! Blessings to you all!

Newborn Ava

Here’s Ava at 10 days old! She is a cutie-petutie and spent most of the hour sleeping soundly. What an awesome opportunity it was to capture sweet Ava so early in her life! She has an adoring sister and brother too who showed their love to her. Each is truly a gift from the Lord.

And here she is with her adorable, adoring siblings … God is so good!