I held her a little longer than I should have tonight. I just wasn’t ready to say goodbye to another day that suddenly felt too short. Don’t be mistaken, I’m completely exhausted. Sam is traveling this week and Dylan still wakes up twice a night, so I’ve had to be “on” constantly for the past few days. Sometimes I catch myself counting down the minutes until bedtime, but then when it’s finally here it feels too fast. I whisper “just a little longer, baby. You’ll be older in the morning and probably bigger too. Let’s make this day last.” She finally closes her eyes and more often than not I find myself watching her sleep or scrolling through photos on my phone. Just a little longer... Before she was here I heard others refer to this time as a “season” (a tough one, a sweet one, whatever it may be); I already know that’s not true. Seasons are circular, they always return. The trees turn colors and then loose their leaves with the promise to start it all over again in the Spring. So no, childhood is not a season. It’s a line. The last time she falls asleep in my arms will be just that- the last time. Isn’t that heart breaking? There is this profound sadness that comes along with being a mama. Yet I wouldn’t change it for the world.
Throwback to the best Monday ever 🤘happy one year anniversary Becca + Matt! #jessicahickersonphotography
Delicious coffee. Gross wall.
Road trippin through Los Olivos this morning✌️
4 MONTHS// little squish we love you more and more each day. Even when you randomly protest your naps or insist on getting out of the stroller a mile from home. You are still the happiest baby but when you’re mad at us you look us straight in the eye and let us know 😂 This month has been filled with smiles, endless drool, man sized farts, trying to sit + stand, lots of “talking” and blowing bubbles and 😝, AND your first GIGGLE during a kiss attack from mama of course. You can now grab things on your own and try to chew on everything you get your hands on, but have absolutely no interest in rolling. You’re obsessed with nature, staring at the trees, listening to the ocean, and feeling the chilly evening wind. We love seeing you experience the world and can’t wait to show you even more of it!! #dylanplusdaddy
Morning coffee run 🌿
These newlyweds are pure JOY. Can't wait to share more from their beautiful wedding day. But right now we are dancing and getting ready for ice cream sammies 🤘 #jessicahickersonphotography
Happy wedding day Brittany + Stephen! I can't wait to see more of your moves tonight on the dance floor in Malibu 💃🏼 #jessicahickersonphotography
Favorite things about this photo: baby knee socks, the dandelion she picked (and then tried to eat), and her upside down smile. Favorite thing about this tiny human: ...EVERYTHING.
When you get a new rug from @rugs_usa 💃🏼 #thelittlecottageproject