Baby Boy Carver

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Songs and words have a beautiful way of bringing me back to a moment otherwise forgotten.  I love the song, "Life" by Sleeping At Last. If you haven't listened to it, and you're a new parent, go ahead and do yourself a favor, and listen to it (but grab the tissue box now, you'll thank me later). The song is about the moments leading up to the baby's birth, and the vision of your child's life right before your very eyes. 

Meeting Carver was so much like this song for me. It's been over two years since I've had a little baby of my own and this photoshoot was such a treasure. Carver is already so reserved, easy going, and so, so lovable. I feel so insanely lucky that I was entrusted to capture these early moments of his life. 

And to Brecca & Bryan, being a parent is the greatest gift. And somedays when it gets really hard, I like to listen to this song to remind myself how lucky I really am. One of my favorite lines in the song is about the magic of parenting, and I'm dedicating it to you... and all new parents:

"we will learn from each other, as you grow up, we will too. in our reflections of one another, we will start something new. we were changed in an instant, we became so much more. our definition of perfect was written when you were born."

So many congratulations to your family. The future belongs to you <3