Many years ago, my husband and I made the decision to move to our current home in Gig Harbor, and thinking of the kids we wanted in the future, we found a house in a great community full of families and kids. When we first moved in, we were definitely “the only couple without children”, so we were grateful for so many kind, welcoming neighbors! One of those wonderful neighbors included the Graves family. They had sweet little Maddy, and adorable 2-year old Nate, who was obsessed with all things dogs. He would trek up the hill to our house, always wanting to see and pet our dogs (remember this as you read on :). I always adored their family, and was sad when they moved away.
Fast forward 10 years, when I get an email from their mom, Belinda, wanting to schedule a family shoot- and you can bet I jumped at the chance! Our paths don’t cross often anymore, and I was excited to m see them and catch up on their busy lives.
Nate…funny, sweet…and so tall! How did this happen??
Beautiful Maddy….so grown up!
And these two….I just love them together!!
Truly….one of the sweetest families.
And as a parent…I treasure those individual moments with my kids. These next ones are some of my favorites….my heart!
And remember me talking about that little boy, once obsessed with dogs? Yep. Nate grew up & got one of his own! :)
Nate…you win the award for most enthusiastic client!! Loved.it.
Graves Family…it was so wonderful spending that morning with you. It’s so special to me to have watched your kids grow , and I loved capturing your sweet family!