After rescheduling once due to rain, I met SC and her family at Baker Beach in San Francisco. No rain this time, but boy was it cold! It was really windy and I was freezing although I was all bundled up. SC was a rockstar – she didn’t even complain about the cold and was up for anything I suggested. Wish I looked this good when I was 7 months pregnant!
|Recognize him? He’s my handsome model on all my marketing brochures and gift certificates. He’s also my nephew!|
This weekend was a packed celebration for Father’s Day and K’s 5th birthday. We combined both sides of the family and with 9 kids running around, it was a loud and fun event. I am so fortunate to have all of my family and my in laws nearby. The cousins (7 girls and 2 boys) have such a great time together and it reminds me of all the fun family gatherings I had growing up with my cousins. Here’s a few shots of my nephews, L and A and my niece, L. Aren’t they the cutest??
|Trying to kiss mom without laughing|
|Love E’s effortless jump – she looks so joyful!|
|K is ready to be a model!|
|Love this family portrait. I need to photoshop your dog into this!|
|Such a cutie!|
I am SO thrilled to share a sneak peek for the Lee Family (I just realized I’ve shot 5 Lee Families so far!) We’ve had to reschedule their family session multiple times due to various reasons and I am so happy that we were able to meet this past Saturday. I was warned that the weather in Mountain House was cold and windy but by the time I arrived for our evening session, the winds had calmed down and the weather was absolutely perfect. The kids were so easy to photograph – all 5 of them! I put them through a lot of running and jumping and there were no complaints! (at least I didn’t hear any)B&C, I am so blessed by your support and friendship. Thank you for your prayers and constant encouragement. You have a beautiful family – C, I hope I was able to make your dream come true!
|Baby #1: *A*|
|Baby #2: *K*|
|Baby #3: *E*|
Don’t laugh!! These are definitely not the most flattering pictures of me but I love them because they are the first pics I have with each of my children. I was pretty heavily medicated with my first so I’m grateful for the pics I have to remind me of what happened! Do you remember holding your baby for the first time? Do you remember looking into your child’s eyes for the first time? I remember. I also remember the non stop crying (from me and the babies!), the explosive poops, the painful nursing every 2 hours, the love/hate relationship with the breast pump. I also remember the cuddling, the first words, the giggling, baking together, and sweet bedtime prayers. I hope I never forget these things. Thank you A, K, and E for challenging me everyday.