baby's been

  • Two-Month-Old Marina Grace

    Dena May 20, 2015

    My, how much has changed since last month. One day you have a reasonably normal newborn on your hands, and the next day you have a screaming banshee who’s shattering your nerves around the clock. In her second month, Marina presented a full-blown case of…

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  • Happy 2nd Birthday, Roman James!

    Dena May 6, 2015

    Oh, my sweet boy. I’m writing this on the day before your birthday and these photographs are actually from last week. I just don’t know if I’ll get to write tomorrow — you know how crazy these days are. You had your haircut today, too…

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  • Roman James @ 22 Months

    Dena March 18, 2015

    Growth & Appearance: You are tall, handsome, strong, and heavy. When stranger’s guess your age, they usually guess that you are three. You have the brightest, bluest eyes and you still have golden blond hair. There is a big extra blond (white) patch on the…

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  • Roman James @ 20 Months

    Dena January 20, 2015

    Growth & Appearance: You seem to get more mature every day, more handsome, too. You look so much like me when I was your age. I found a toddler photo of me the other day and the resemblance was striking. You look like your Papa,…

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  • Roman James @ 17 Months

    Dena October 6, 2014

    A lot has happened since last time. I’ll never remember all of it, so I’m just going to pick up with where we are now. Growth & Appearance: You’re huge. Lifting you and carrying you have become downright painful. You are 28 pounds of solid…

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  • Roman’s First Haircut

    Dena September 23, 2014

    When Roman was born, he came out with a full head of blond, wet, curly ringlets. For me, that is what cemented our name choice for him. He reminded me of a handsome little Roman gladiator with those curls. From the time that I knew…

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  • 38/52

    Dena September 22, 2014

    The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 38/52 — We’ve missed quite a few weeks of the project while I’ve been sick. Still I’d like to continue on with it whenever I am able.…

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  • Roman James @ 14 Months

    Dena June 26, 2014

    Now that we’ve passed the one-year mark, baby updates will be a bit random (i.e. whenever I have time and remember). I like the format that Ashley uses for her toddler updates, so I am going to follow suit. Technically, he’ll be 14 months on…

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  • Camp Roman James!

    Dena June 23, 2014

    I am so excited to finally share the details and photographs from Roman’s camp-themed first birthday party. It really was the best day. I planned and crafted for months in preparation for the big day — it was a lot of work — and it…

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