A couple of nights ago I fell even more in love with my little girl. Shooting alone with her ignites my passion for photography like no other. She is my muse, my baby girl, my sunshine. I adore her beyond words and am more proud of her everyday. I have been dying over these images of her. She is starting Kindergarten in less than two weeks….my eyes have filled with tears at least once everyday for a while now…usually after I tuck her in at night. I’ve heard from many parents that the child is never the same after that first day, and I’m just not ready for that. So I’m hanging on tight, trying to absorb as much of her as possible, and trying not to let her see that it is quite hard for me. I am so proud and happy that she is excited and ready for school, I’m eager to hear what her teacher thinks of my bright little pumpkin. I hope that she meets some great kids who “want to be friends with her” the other night after soccer she was saying how she heard other girls asking each other if they wanted to be friends but how nobody had asked her. That sort of thing breaks a mama’s heart. So I’m extra sentimental about this session with her, I see a change in her face since the last time we shot alone together. Some of them I see expressions from when she was two or three, whereas others I see a girl that looks so grown up and new to me. I am sharing a ton of images here because each one captured a piece of my heart. I know many parents out there can relate this time of year, whether it be Kindergarten, HS graduation, college, marriage…..I have many steps along the way….this is just the begining and I hope I am lucky enough to witness them all.
This school set up was amazing, I owe Krista a HUGE thank you for giving me the opportunity to jump into her mini session setup for a little bit. Chek out her work here, if you missed her mini sessions you’ll want to mark your calendar for next year!
Thanks for looking!!