Daddy, why you gotta be so rude?

Recently I’ve learned that children under the age of 7 operate mostly in their subconscious mind.  Even pre-born children have a level of consciousness that science has just begun to uncover.  Twins have been observed to play on either side of window curtains mimicking their experience in the womb interacting with each other behind the uterine […]

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I don’t know how you do it

(photo by Danielle Guenther) Raising a family is not a cake walk. Whether you have one, two, or twenty. The first child changes your life forever. It was like jumping into the deep end of the pool for the first time without ever trying the shallow end. It was an awakening. Oh the sleep deprivation […]

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Party of Five

In a few short weeks, our family will become a party of five.  We are thankful and humbled.  We are overwhelmed and overjoyed.  We are prepared and wide eyed. We are first to admit that our family has come without too much thought or planning.  I say this as humbly as I acknowledge how many […]

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I Love My Shadow

My 3 year old son is my shadow these days.  Whether I am just making coffee, grocery shopping, folding the laundry, he wants to be a part of whatever I am doing.  He knows that he needs to put water in the coffee maker, place the coffee filter inside, and then put the ground coffee […]

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Project 52+: Funny Faces

While walking along the streets of Granville Island, I was inspired by this metal wall to take a few photos of the kids.  My sister got them to do these funny poses and faces.  These are some of my favorite pictures of the two boys this year.  When you forget the fancy camera at home, […]

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A Victory for the Both of Us

This picture was taken at the Na Pali coast on our recent trip to the beautiful island of Kauai in Hawaii.  In the middle of our catamaran tour, we had the chance to go snorkelling.  We asked our eldest boy if wanted to give it a try. He said yes! Just to preface it a […]

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How I Met Your Mother

Happy birthday to my loving wife.  You are my life.  In honor of your 35th birthday, I thought I would go back in time for a moment.  It’s been over 10 years since we began our relationship.  Each year I have known you, I am humbled by your  love, humility & generosity of heart and […]

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