• 29/52

    29_JoanJoan: not-so toothy grins.29_LuxLux: last day before her old friend Henry moves to Idaho. 

  • 28/52

    Lux_28Lux: with one of her sweet friends, Emma. Being able to handle a CONE has been so fun this summer. JP Licks has the ultimate sprinkle waffle duo. 

    28_joanJoan: the scrambler, as I frequently refer to her. 

  • 26/52 birthday week

    26_joan  Joan: totally unaccustomed to being the star of the show.

    26_lux Lux: She only wanted to eat the frosting of her cake. “Don’t cut it!”

  • 25/52

    25_LuxLux: a vacation to the lake was just was she needed.

    25_joanJoan: glance over and there she is! Thrilled.

     

  • 23/52

    Joan_22 Joan: my fierce explorer/climber/tumbler. 

    Lux_22 copyLux: likes to put her shoes on by herself, but will accept help from Joe.

  • 22/52

    22_lux  Lux: best seat in the house, and a pastry to boot. 22_joanJoan: the tumult of motion in this photo feels so right.

  • 21/52

    21_LuxLux: Somehow whenever we’re supposed to be getting dressed, we’re jumping on the bed instead.

    21_JoanJoan: determined to walk and won’t stop begging for a hand to hold until she can do it herself.

    Second photo by my cousin Molly, taken at my grandparents’ farm. Thanks Molly!

  • 17 / 52

          “A portrait of my daughters, once a week, every week, in 2014.”

    Lux_17Lux: an impromptu art project during Joan’s morning nap is a nice new habit for us.

    Joan_17Joan: just before she ate a whole bunch of dandelion fluff. 

  • 16 / 52

    Lux_16Lux: so delighted that playground season has begun and she asks to go on the swings every time.

    Joan_16Joan: walking back home, we often take these breaks for Lux to leap off the back of the stroller and tease Joan for a minute or two.