Innocent {Fine Art Photography, Effingham, Illinois}

  Children really are innocent little creatures aren't they?

I distinctly remember before I had a child,  I didn't really think this about kids.  They seemed like little schemers; Scheming to stay up later, not brush their teeth or get that one more piece of candy they definitely didn't need.  It's not that I didn't like children before, but I felt differently about them.  I didn't know them.  I had never been around younger kids much.  I was the youngest in my family, so the buck stopped with me.

Now I know.  Now I realize.  They are so pure, and trusting, naive and so transparent.  You can see right into their little souls when they're talking to you about the craziest stories you've ever heard in your life!  Right into those big saucer, glistening orbs of seeing.  They're so wide open and full of wonder and amazed at anything and everything. It's an awesome experience to be a parent and get to experience that.  You can remember feeling like that can't you?  Full of awe at the world.  At life?

With all that being said, this post is dedicated to my most amazing, remarkably funny and witty, astonishingly silly and sweet, and I must say, handsome little guy. I love this kid.  Here's his silly side.  I don't show this side of him enough, but trust me, it exists!  Boy does it exist!