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I am grateful beyond measure and beyond words. Being there to celebrate Henry’s first year reminds me why I started – to capture memories of Maggie and David becoming parents for the first time and things like Henry’s sweet curls inherited from his daddy and his dark complexion, courtesy of his mama. The love that surrounds this little boy is something so special, and I’m one of many who falls head over heels for him each time those brown eyes look my way. Henry, you are so, so loved. Happy Birthday, sweet boy!

As usual, Maggie made my photographer’s heart swell to twice its size — her style & attention to detail is truly amazing. Jan McCord made the adorable cake and Linsey Freeman made the delicious cookies.

This guy is all smiles. Sure do love getting to see him grow!

Watching Maggie and David become parents has been the greatest joy – the way they look at baby Henry, talk to baby Henry, and just interact with Henry could warm even the coldest heart. He is the perfect, happy mix of the two of them — also, take a peek at his AMAZING nursery. His Mama, Maggie, has one of my all-time favorite interior design blogs! Check her work out here.