I became an auntie last year… and it is sublime! We first met little Reed at 1 day new, in the hospital room at Swedish Issaquah. That day was so quiet, the first snow of the year was falling outside and the air seemed to stand still. I remember entering the room, and it was so cozy. Warm with the new babe, but a big window to watch the snowfall. After that, we did an in-home session at 1 week old and it was the calmest and most beautiful morning with our family. You would never know it, but there are 3 kids, grandparents, aunts and uncles in this house while we took pictures ;-)…oh and four chickens running around outside! But all we needed was one window, a couch, and some baby cuddles!
Here is my sweet Reed…
And one week later, at their home. I will never tire of newborn sessions at home. They are so relaxed. We don’t do anything at all, and there is no pressure, because life with a newborn or baby follows the normal routine of the everyday… snuggles… naps… feeding… changing… staring into eachother’s eyes… all the good stuff. But these moments are fleeting, and in a blink they are crawling, then walking… then running! Savor these moments, and wear your pajamas and fuzzy fleece!
Super champion auntie… attending her newborn AND giving my little 10 month old (now 1 Year) some attention too 😉
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