May family picture

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Since the weather was good, we decided to take this month's family picture in my parents' backyard. This is my first try a portait style shooting while outdoors. I think next time I'll need to bring a light stand and/or someone to help hold a refl...

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Semi-pro?

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Yilin and I took a bunch of pictures to show off the hat that Yilin had knit and to take advantage of a picture book deal. I set up a quick little 'studio' by placing a white blanket over our papasan chair, pointed at the window, and lit the rest ...

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April Family Picture

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April was a really busy month for us. We pretty much had activities every weekend. One of the best things from April was bringing Noah to Prospect Park in Brooklyn for Singapore Day. April was so busy, that I haven't had a chance to post our famil...

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Update from Noah - Day 2

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From Noah: Today was a great day. Dad and I rolled through the morning routine and had a little bit of time to play. After my morning nap, my buddy came over to hang out for a bit. He's older and wiser, so he doesn't usually react to any of my chi...

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This is how I roll

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I tried to film Noah rolling over, but he doesn't like to roll over while under pressure. You'll see me try to coax him into rolling over, but the only way that worked was when I left his room and hid around the corner.

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Update from Noah

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From Noah: It's been almost a whole day without Mommy. I really miss her. Dad's fine, but I don't think he knows how to keep me entertained for long periods of time. He just keeps trying to play ball with me. I let Dad bathe me this morning. I tri...

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Yay for family!

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The other day a friend told me that she read my blog. My reaction? "Uh... duh! Why wouldn't you read my blog." No, seriously, I was actually surprised that people actually following along with our journey. I always thought that the only people who...

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