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cm monthly challenge: friendship

‘Sitting there in your pajamas & all the time in the world & if I could keep any moment it would be this:
watching you & holding my breath with the wonder of it all.’
-Brian Andreas

This month our CM challenge is friendship- we have a beautiful new friendship developing in our household with our baby girl, EllaGrace (her newborn pictures are here). The boys are in love. They both are being incredible helpers & tend to her continuously. Ry soothes her with songs. Covey refers to her as ‘his baby.’ For the most part, the transition to three has been smooth….except Covey has decided that it’s funny to ask if his baby sister is still in my belly & tells me at least once a day my belly is still big. Hmmmm. Not sure how I feel about that one. Luckily, he’s known to be the family clown & likes a good laugh, so for now I’ll just go with it ;)

I knew I wanted pictures of my three kiddos for this month’s photo challenge, I just wasn’t sure how I was going to accomplish it. At the moment, Ry is my muse, Covey not so much. A few days ago I decided to attempt a very impromptu photo session with them. There may have been a little bribing involved (Covey does love chocolate!), but the moments captured are so real. I think I’m discovering that impromptu works best for my kids. They see my camera come out way too often, but the more I attempt to capture our daily life & less I ask them to smile, the happier I am with the final product- lifestyle photography is definitely my passion. Through these images, I see their friendship- I already treasure it & look forward to watching it grow with them.

Now head on over to view the talented Mindy Newton’s post on friendship!

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  1. Friends for life, indeed! I’m so glad the transition to three has been so smooth, Breanna. I love that you chose to feature your children for this challenge — they really are the best of friends, aren’t they? The bond between siblings who are close in age is really amazing. Beautiful photos.

    May 2, 2012
    • Thank so much Amy- your comment means a lot!! It really is a beautiful friendship, I feel so lucky to have it with my own siblings & now watch my children develop it!!

      May 2, 2012
  2. Oh.my.goodness. This post makes my ovaries itchy. You have a beautiful family and you captured them in beautiful photos. Love these!

    May 2, 2012
  3. Susan #

    Oh my goodness, these are so precious. Love them. The B&W’s are stunning.

    May 2, 2012
  4. Breanna! These images are so priceless – I love every single one! That first one needs to be a HUGE canvas on your wall! :) Congratulations again on the beautiful new addition!

    May 2, 2012
    • Thank you Mindy! I definitely agree about the canvas, I’m so in love that image, I think I could stare at it all day ;)

      May 2, 2012
  5. Sara #

    These photos are beyond precious. I especially love the ones of EllaGrace on Rylees tummy.

    May 2, 2012
    • thank you Sara! That one is definitely a favorite, there’s a whole series of them, for some reason he thought it was hilarious- it was precious :)!!

      May 2, 2012
  6. Jo #

    These are divine! I especially love the kisses and the pictures of the baby laying on your son! There’s a huge emotional connection there!

    May 2, 2012
  7. Oh, Breanna, these are so wonderful!!! All of them.

    May 7, 2012
  8. jeanine #

    These are so precious-every one of the. I got tears looking through them and then a chuckle when I saw
    the looks between the boys…Your EllaGrace is one very lucky little lady : )

    May 8, 2012

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