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My husband Mark and I live in the southeast U.S. with our lovely daughters, Amelia and Florence. We also share our lives with a lab(ish) goofball of a dog named Shelby.
Dear Amelia, It’s me, Daddy. I have always made a conscious effort to let this blog be Mommy’s special place to share some of the things she does best: writing and capturing timeless photos of you and your sister growing older. Not that I intend to take over Mommy’s blog, but I wanted to take [...]
When I was going through the pictures I took for Flo’s monthly letter, I thought one of the pictures looked familiar. When I went back through Amelia’s Tuesday pictures I saw one that was nearly identical! Amelia is on the left (17 months), Flo is on the right (13 months). They are both even holding [...]
Mark took Amelia out on a dinner date one Friday night. She chose to wear a crown and a WAY too small “princess dress” (and unhappily wore leggings and a shirt underneath as it was 38*F). I painted her nails a pale pink, at her request. She packed a harmonica, a small wooden xylophone and [...]
“Once upon a time there was a little girl named Mommy. She was running running running to her new house. But there were marshmallows and bubbles in the way! But she just drove her car right through them and she made it! The end.” Restaurant – “rest not” Amelia says prettyful instead of beautiful, and [...]
Taken after church this past Sunday, right before Mark took Amelia on a lunch (and ice cream!) date. These pictures melt my heart for a dozen different reasons – I’m so thankful for those two!
(This is when she told me I was taking too many pictures.)
Dear Amelia, I’m writing this letter on the eve of your fourth birthday. We had a little party for you this afternoon, and you were thrilled to receive the scooter you have been asking (and asking and asking) for! You have been scooting all over the house, from kitchen to bedroom to bathroom to living [...]