*a portrait of my son once a week, every week, in 2014*


I told myself that this week’s photo couldn’t be all “look at my beautiful blue eyes” and it was hard.  But I managed to capture the reason for your new nickname perfectly.  Papa has been calling you ‘bam bam’ because of your habit of banging your hands against anything they can reach.  Here you are playing a stacking toy like a bongo and loving every second of it.  I tried to take a nap with you over the weekend and when you were ready to wake up you started hitting my in the face, so we might have to start discouraging this little habit of yours…