I admit, I may have been a *bit* frustrated that my little guy wouldn't even look at the paparazzi...err...his mama. The lighting was good, the setting was great, the kiddo looked cute. But he had other plans, which did not include a photo shoot. However, when I looked at these pictures, they reveal the rhythm of our life. Chattering, exploring, running, playing, learning. Appreciating nature. Enjoying being together. Now, how could I ruin moments like these by insisting on a smile? I don't blame him one bit...and in fact, I enjoy these pictures more than one with a big old grin, as these pictures capture the blissful moments of just being a mama to a wonderful little boy. There's really nothing better.