On October 18th, my daughter was born and I became the mother of three children. Hundreds of miles away, on the same day, another baby girl was born and another woman added the third child to her family. We were complete strangers at that time, but our love of photography and family brought us together. We started to have a conversation about motherhood with images, because we tell stories with our cameras. Since some tales are so similar, and some are not, we decided to collaborate and share a photo a week from a normal day as a mother to three.
“Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. Let me hold you while I may, for it may not always be so. One day I shall dig my nails into the earth, or bury my face in the pillow, or stretch myself taut, or raise my hands to the sky and want, more than all the world, your return.”
― Mary Jean Irion
your love for your baby sister is one of my favorite things. i love watching you two together. you can not keep your hands off of her. today you told me that she is the cutest baby in the whole wide world. you said, "she is so cute i just want to eat her up."
Photo by Heather Robinson Photography
Want to know if she has a personality? How's this for personality. Even when everyone is frowning and tired and stressed, she just busts one of these out and we are all smiling again. Thanks, Little One.
Photo by Click Click Love