“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.”
― Jodi Picoult,
The life of a mom is non-stop. From sun up to sun down, there is always something to do. From laundry, to house work, to cooking dinner and more. The work of a mother is never done. There is also the most important part of being a mom, those daily interactions with her children. The routine of reading books in bed before the day starts, or laying on the floor playing with army men. There is so much beauty in the simple moments, the moments we want to get back once children have grown up.
When I first started talking with Grace about her session, we knew we wanted to document real life. We wanted to capture the moments that will soon be gone forever so that years from now the memories can come flooding back.
Take a moment to scroll down and see what life is like for this beautiful mother.
When you live next door to Leone Beach Park on a beautiful October day, its hard to resist getting out of the house and enjoying the weather.