The best thing I gave them, was each other.
This boy. Gosh he’s an interesting one. He was high intensity as a baby and he hasn’t changed much in the last 3 years. His sweetness is beyond measure, he can be absolutely, delightfully charming and his smile lights up a room. Everyone adores him, he makes friends in an instant and he’s almost fearless. But boy does he have a temper. It can go from happy to meltdown in a nanosecond around here! It’s amazing to me still, even after 3 years that he doesn’t really have a middle ground. He’s either unbelievably joyful, excited and kind or upset, angry and demanding but we wouldn’t have him any other way. We know we are blessed to have him in our family.
This morning he helped Brian and I pack up the Christmas tree. He was ever so helpful and kind, jumping up to do whatever was asked of him so enthusiastically and I am so grateful. I loved seeing his smiling little face alongside mine as we did our work and even though it was ridiculously hot outside, I know all the sunshine was actually in my living room.
We went away camping a few weeks ago and when I took Daisy into the tent to change her, she was being super cute and smiley so I thought I would try to capture that in a photograph. I tried for over 20 minutes to photograph just one regular smile with her looking at the camera and this was the result –