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He’s here, you guys!! Baby Colton, the ultra cute miracle baby being loved on in this blog post, was just about 24 hours old when I first laid eyes on him. Cue a few happy tears from this photog upon entering that hospital room. (Hey, I legit cried when I met his big sister for…

Colton, Brand New

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The love that these first time parents have for their baby is the kind that when you see it, you tear up just a little on the inside. Two really great people, brought a little girl into this world and their lives instantly became better, more complete, just because she is here. And it’s not just…

Baby Addison + Family

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