Over Christmas, I made calendars as gifts for some of the grandparents and family. Zoom loved looking at the pictures, and would pull the copy we kept for ourselves out all the time. He would point to family, and I’d tell him who each person was.
The calendar was a bit hard for him to hold and look through, so I decided to make him a little photo book. I waited until Shutterfly sent me one of their discounts for a book, and set to work making a bright, fun, retro style book for him.
Zoom likes to peek under the stairs, and I used one of those photos for the cover:
He loves looking at his grandparents, so we put together pages for both sets. Here are my parents, who we call Nola and DuWa:
Last summer we went to the Oakland Zoo with Zoom’s cousins, Ralphie and Arabella. Here they are on the carousel, along with my sister and her husband. On the left page are some photos of Zoom at the beach from last fall:
At our Christmas cookie decorating party, we had a whole pack of little ones at our house. These are the children of my closest friends, and it was sheer joy getting them all together in one spot. We also included photos from Zoom’s birthday weekend, when the grandparents (minus one grandpa) were all in town: