Documenting Our Days | Getting Ready

It's time for a personal post. It's time for a personal moment. Here I am falling in love with photography over and over again every time I have a moment to photograph other families. I've found my passion and I LOVE IT. But then there is my own family. I am falling SO SHORT. I want so badly to document our ever changing lives. My little ones are growing up way too quickly. Lately I've become pretty emotional about it, but I'm still having a hard time picking up my camera and documenting our days. Why? It's for the best reason possible: I like to live in the moment. The camera removes me from my family for that moment. I'm quickly realizing it is a small price to pay to have memories to look back on and scrapbooks to flip through. Around the time I realized this I found a group of women striving to do the same thing. Stop. Pick up the camera. And document our days. I'm so thankful for this group of inspiring photographers! They are keeping me on my toes and holding me accountable.  Our goal is to capture the same time of our day from all around the world, allowing us a tiny glimpse into each other's lives. We've created a blog circle where we each link to one person (you'll see the link at the bottom of the blog post). I hope you take the opportunity to click and follow along as we document our days! This month's theme is "Getting Ready." Well...needless to say it is a hard theme to capture with two kids under two, so bear with me! My goal was to capture those small details I see when we are getting ready that my sweet littles are growing up. Some of the highlights: Ava has found her feet and Ryan is still learning how to pull those pants all the way up! There are plenty of other details I wish I had been able to capture, so I may go back and try again. But for now, I'm going to pat myself on the back for the fact that I actually did it! ;) I'm hopeful you'll find a story here that has a mix of chaos, serenity, and most importantly, love. Eclectic mixture right? Welcome to my world!

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Keep clicking to see Hannah Cross's post on "Getting Ready!"