Window seat

A marvelous surprise I found on my phone, and yes, it is now safely archived on two different hard drives.

If you love someone

A portrait of parenthood in one tiny hand.

A reading rainbow

She either wants to be this character or Elsa for Halloween, and she only has eight months to decide.

This is Gigi’s world and we are all just living in it

Hopefully I’m still around when she gets married so I can tell this story to the entire gathering.

And the scores are in

My most recently used emojis now include the party hat, the star, the crown and the glass of red wine.

Purple people eater

You didn’t realize that cannibals could be so adorable, did you.

Wherein her long limbs come in handy

I didn’t even mention the part where I got to style her hair with the curling iron. One of my favorite days as a parent.

Red, white and blue

It was an early Sunday morning so her glasses were sleeping in.

Their different smiles

One with dimples, the other from ear to ear, both the highlight of my morning.

They (heart) sleepovers

The good news is that this time they didn’t end up in the backyard at 5AM yelling to see if any of the neighbors were awake.