It’s hard to find the words right now. Any words. A month has changed everything – completely, totally, everything. A month ago, life was normal. Now, it is not. When I did this session, I had NO idea that it would be my last for a long time.
When life feels bleak, it’s important to focus on the bright spots. This session was a bright spot for me. Editing the photos has been a welcome lightness in these heavy days. And newborn babies will always be a bright spot in the world. They represent life and hope and light and sweetness and joy and allllllllll the good stuff.
This is baby #3 for these parents. Big brothers weren’t there when I was, so I got to focus on the sweet time baby sister got with just Mom & Dad. There is something extra special and precious about hospital time with a second, third, etc. baby – a peaceful quiet with sweet bonding before you jump into the chaos of life with multiple kids. And even though multi-kid life is a beautiful chaos, the quiet times are treasured too, and the peaceful moments are made even sweeter by that chaos.
This session represents a lot: the calm before the storm, yes. But also how precious the everyday is. How beautiful life truly is. How squishy and cuddly and cute-beyond-words newborn babies are. And how much joy babies bring to the world.