Kiki & Lala

Xabier Davíd

Posted on: April 7, 2013

Kiki!
What awful bloggers we are! Truly, shame on us!
But anyway – too late to dwell on that.

I haven’t blogged since I gave birth so what better way to make a comeback than to make the subject of this blogpost, the newest member of the clan.

He made an appearance three days earlier than expected in the early hours of December 31st. I made sure I hired the services of Oh Happy Day Photography to chronicle his very first meeting with his three older siblings later that same day.

I’m forever grateful to Polly Fong who took these heart warming shots. (Like you, Polly is an alum of both Poveda and Ateneo). She specializes in birth photography and her style is very journalistic. She does the posed shots but mostly, she melts into the background and shoots with barely being noticed. The result is priceless, candid images.

So here it is… a little slideshow of Xabier meeting his siblings (and maternal grandparents and uncle) for the first time. Not to mention the debut of my post partum, manas (swollen) look. But I don’t care. It was a special day and since you’re like NEVER here anymore, I’m happy to share it with you and the oh… five other people who read our blog.

These pictures help me forget the awful, awful post op pain I experienced the next day when they reduced my pain meds (uuughh!) But mostly, they make me incredibly thankful for all the crazy love I have in my life.

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6 Responses to "Xabier Davíd"

Hormonal me is crying like an idiot. So beautiful. Kim and Kel are the cutest! They are the bidas of this slide show. Well done Lala. You really make good babies.

Well, Polly was shedding a tear or two while she was TAKING the pictures hahaha 😀 But yes, I’ve watched this on hormones with the same effect.

i teared too! and i’ve seen this pictures a million times!!!

RATHER, what i meant to say was, “i teared too! and i’ve seen THESE pictures a million times!!!” #friedbrains

Hey, I happen to read your blog. That’s 6 people now. 🙂 Great photos Ri. Thank you for sharing :))

hi che –
thanks for reading!… not that we’ve been posting!!

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