What a joy it is to photograph this family! They will always be special to me. A few months after getting married I was looking for a new job and since I’ve always loved kids, I got on a site to find a job as a nanny. The first time I went to their house I met the sweetest little 7 month old twins! I nannied for them on and off for years and though I don’t see them too often now, it has been lovely watching them grow and getting to capture this sweet family year after year. This session of theirs is one of my favorites yet with the beautiful fall colors! I always think how thankful I am for those who have supported my journey as a photographer and I am so grateful for their encouragement and friendship. So thank you again, K family! For everything ❤
There’s something special about stepping into a house with a newborn. When I go to meet a newborn client or even a friend who’s just had a baby, I honestly get butterflies as I walk to the door. It’s that anticipation and quiet excitement before meeting a brand new, precious soul…a new family member to love and cherish! I was so happy for this sweet mama and daddy…their first child…a daughter!!! I was met with proud smiles as they introduced me to their baby girl. She was absolutely beautiful with an amazing head of full dark hair and tiny little features. And oh, how they loved on her!! I could have stayed all day to capture the way they looked at the tiny, new love of their lives. Also, can I say that any family that gives their little one the hashtag #theheiress, is pretty darn cool?! 🙂 Thank you again for welcoming me into your home so I could create these memories for you and meet your little one. Clearly she is meant for big things!
Beautiful leaves, sunshine, a gorgeous little red head, and a mama and dad who are practically still newlyweds (see photos towards the end). All these things made this an amazing session and I am definitely craving these lovely colors again! (Don’t get me wrong, I’m excited for Spring and Summer too.) I always hope you will feel comfortable enough to just relax and love on your family at a session. Most of the time, I’ll ask you to look at each other, not at the black box in front of my face 😉 I love when true personalities shine through. This sweet one loves dancing and music!! My favorite is when her daddy played a song on his phone at the end and she busted a move (last photo.) Lots of love to these sweet three!! I’d love y’all even if we weren’t family ❤
Precious baby. Our sweet daughter.
It still seems surreal to say that out loud. We have a daughter! It’s been three months since we saw this beautiful face for the first time (8 days late, I might add). I was a huge bundle of emotions and swirling thoughts and my mind was filled with the unknowns before she got here, but once she was? Once I heard her cry and they laid her sweet, sticky body on my chest? I was able to breathe. I took it all in and studied her little face and didn’t worry about the things to come. The first few weeks were tough adjusting and we still have crazy days but I have to say, I have love LOVED having her finally here!! She has the most amazing dark blue eyes that are lightening up by the day. Tiny fingers and long feet. Dark wispy hair at the back of her head and soft fuzzies on top. The saddest cry and the happiest wide mouth smile that has affectionately earned her the moniker “birdie” from me. She is filling out and is working on an impressive double chin and cheeks (which you won’t see in these photos since these are from the first month.) It’s amazing how a teeny tiny someone you’ve never met can instantly fill every corner of your heart and fit perfectly into your family. She is obsessed with her daddy, and our sweet boy is paying more attention to her everyday (he loves giving her high-fives. 🙂 ) And when she locks eyes on either one of them, it’s a special kind of beautiful. Those smiles are magic I tell you! These are some of my favorites from 8 days old and then a few weeks later. Just our crazy family. All piled up on the bed. Just how I like them ❤
Oooh, these three!! I was lucky enough to get to capture some of his first few days and I was just as excited to see them again for an outdoor session! It is amazing how fast they change in just a short amount of time! I had to add a few from his newborn session for comparison 🙂 This little guy was such a sweetie and it was great getting to watch his mom and dad love on him again. Thanks again, N Family!
Oh this boy. Life can get so crazy busy at times but sometimes between the time-outs and the do I have enough food for dinner, and to-do lists, I’m able to just take him in. All two years and two months of this extraordinary little love that I’m so blessed to call mine. Simple, lazy mornings with him are my favorite. When we don’t have to go anywhere and we can just kick back in alligator pajamas and play with whatever trinkets we find in mama’s room. (The baby monitor is a fav, tiny sheep, Easter egg). I love the light in our room and I’ve been setting him up here since he was super tiny. With my pregnancy creeping to an end and the excitement growing to meet baby sister, I’m thankful for mornings like this to just enjoy, document, celebrate this sweet boy and his joyful spirit. Soaking it all in. Cherishing the one on one time.
My sweet little niece is one and just getting so big!! I was so excited to do these photos for her in the same place where her mom and dad did her gender reveal!! The morning sunlight in this location always makes me swoon and I just couldn’t get enough of little one’s sweet scrunchy nose smile! Ah! Time just flies when you’re chasing a baby, right?! My sister and BIL have fit a whole lot of life in less than two years of marriage and I’ve loved getting to help capture this little sweetie from day 1! (Newborn post here) Though it’s been crazy for them, I love seeing the joy on their faces and how absolutely in love they are with their girl. Love you three so much!!