This past weekend we ventured out to take some Family Photos. We tired very hard to get some great shots and we got a few but I was a bit disappointed as they are not the best quality due to my tripod failure and other factors -- but hey, who cares? Ever since Gavin joined our family four years ago the importance of having family photos was taken to a new level. After all you just never know when it will be the last chance to have a photo will all the members of your family.
Sadly, I just wasn't the best on following through with what I knew was so darn important. I never felt that I was personally was ready for a photo opportunity -- and I must admit it was for very selfish reasons. It was because of the baby weight I put on after giving birth to two beautiful children, my hair was just never right -- my tan needed a few more weeks to be at it's best.
Now that my son is gone I just can't seem to get enough. If Madison wasn't a normal five year old and made photo taking a vacation, we just might be the most photographed family that exists!
Another confession is that is beaks my heart to see a family photos with just the three of us. Even though I fully embrace our new life and our mission to keep Gavin's legacy alive as a physical family of three -- truth is Gavin, in my heart is just as vividly alive as ever.
On a completely different note -- if you didn't yet join Gavin's Birthday Give go check it out. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far, we are doing great but would like to raise a little bit more so make the biggest impact possible on the children and family who are inpatient at the A. I. duPont Hospital for Children.