I always like to think that taking time out of the crazy chaotic days of “newborn-hood” to be little bit about a window of worship. Parents come in to the studio, it’s morning and it’s quiet. They’re all sleepy and anything between a little and whole lot dazed from the new baby rollercoaster. Amongst it all they come to me, they step off the ride, walk in to my studio and I like to think it’s that baby’s time just to be appreciated in all it’s miraculous newness. A few small hours where we stare down at this brand new human being and feel pure appreciation for the wonder of what it is to be so tiny, so new and with so much ahead.
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Nelson Mandela
And here’s a little of what baby Lucy’s appreciation hour looked like…
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