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Baby Dean | San Diego Family Photographer

These images mean a lot to me for a number of reasons. Mark and Leah are two of our dearest friends and they had little Dean about six months after we had Paxton. It has been so exciting to think about how our little ones will grow up and play together and imagine all the trouble that they might get into. Leah has been such a blessing to me when so many times she has listened to my struggles as a new parent and shared her struggles with me. I can’t say how much it has helped to be surrounded by friends that are also in the midst of a major life change as they adjust to parenthood. It feels so much more like an adventure when you can share it with others. I was so glad that we got to spend some time together and get some images that celebrate this journey. Here’s sweet little Dean…