It has been a baby kind of week around here – and I am loving it!  Twice this week I was able to celebrate a beautiful mama to be with dinner or a shower. And both of these ladies happen to be expecting baby number three within days of each other the first week of April.  It was incredible to spend the evening with each of them and so fun to think that the next time I see each of them just might be to photograph their newborn!  And not only were the evenings wonderful celebrations of these two amazing ladies – they were also such a blessing to me.  As a stay at home mom I do not get out and enjoy time with girlfriends often enough (how many of us do?!?) and evenings like these serve as great reminders of how wonderful – and necessary – they really are.

And then, the icing for the week…

I had the privilege of meeting sweet Baby Elias at the grand age of five days new.  What a joy!!  I met his big sister just eighteen months ago in her first few days and have had the joy of photographing her again at three, six and nine months.  It is such an honor when a family chooses me to document these early days, months and years and I am so excited to continue the journey with this precious baby boy!  And my own family gets particularly excited about the idea of this family growing.  Baby Eli lives just two houses down from us and as some of the youngest children in our little neighborhood my boys are ready for some more little ones around here!  I know this little guy might not be quite ready for my crazy two and four year old…but I bet he’ll be ready before we know it.

I hope you enjoy this little peek at Baby Eli’s session. I am so excited to watch you grow little man…

PS I would love to hear your feedback!  If 15 of Baby Eli’s friends and family make comments on this blog post I will send his Mommy and Daddy an extra 5×7 print as a thank you gift.  Thanks for visiting my blog ♥ Renee

Thanks Trendy Ties for the darling Bow Tie!

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  1. Paul Sprick says:

    Wow, those pictures are awesome! I love the first one with the folded arms!! So peaceful!!

  2. Mary Stout says:

    Dear Renee, It was great to meet you last week. You have some fabulous pictures of Eli, Katie and Jon. Do you have any prices for any of these because I would love to order them. I was so very impressed with your studio and am looking forward to seeing more in the future!! Mary Stout

  3. Grandma says:

    I love the first one with his possible red hair showing.

  4. Becky Sprick says:

    I love the pictures! The bow tie from Trendy Ties is adorable! I’m looking forward to more pictures as the kids grow!

  5. Katie Sprick says:

    Beautiful photos! I started to post my favorite, but of course he is adorable in all of them!

  6. Hazel Brandel says:

    A beautiful baby that Grandma Hazel is very proud of. Just wish he were closer to Missouri.

  7. Barbara Montone says:

    Gorgeous baby and I love the images too!