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one second every day

November 27, 2015

When Wren was eight weeks old, I discovered 1 Second Everyday. As the name implies, this app allows you to shoot one second of video every day and then stitches it all up into one continuous film — a compilation of the beautiful, ordinary, funny (August 21st gets me every time), playful and tiny magical moments that make up a life.

So I decided to take a video of Wren every day from then on, to start collecting memories, not only for myself, but for her. Luckily, we had tons of footage leading up to the 8-week mark so we were able to back-track a bit.

These are the little seconds I want to remember about this time with her. If I had to use two words to describe Wren, they would be “strong-willed” and “happy”. I think I’ve managed to capture the latter quite easily over the past five months. I hope this little film makes you happy too.

Happy “birthday” Wren. And happy Friday everyone.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. November 27, 2015 3:59 pm

    Oh. My. She is absolutely beautiful. What a gift for her and for YOU.

  2. November 27, 2015 7:19 pm

    So beautiful and a really great idea.

  3. katin permalink
    November 28, 2015 3:18 am

    Wonderful. I guarantee you’ll wish you had more, which of course you do. She is absolutely adorable. I’m the Instagram person that hopes, fervently hopes, that you keep on blogging. Thank you for writing!

  4. November 28, 2015 3:40 pm

    she is incredibly cute! i’ve done this as well although I was so diligent everyday! a beautiful time capsule isn’t it?

  5. November 28, 2015 3:41 pm

    oh i meant i WASN’T so diligent!

  6. November 29, 2015 8:09 pm

    Oh, that made me VERY happy. 🙂

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