Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Happy Moments

image via Jessica Haderlie

The past few weeks have been exhausting.  I've experienced a lot of growth, but there have been growing pains along the way.  There is more to share, but I'm a little too tired to process everything that's happened right now and write about it.

At the end of the day, I can say I'm content.  I know that I'm loved.  I am blessed with a husband who adores me, even when I'm not the best wife.  I'm blessed with children who snuggle up, even when I'm not the best mom.  I'm blessed with a Heavenly Father who is completely aware of who I am, who knows me better than I know myself, and who has a plan for me.  I can't think of a more beautiful love than that.

Over the weekend we had family pictures done.  I hadn't gotten serious about family pictures since my dear friend Melissa moved, but after 8 months I decided I needed some Nellie on my walls and in our family pictures.

Enter Jessica and an amazing family session. I can't tell you too many times how much I love having our pictures done at home.  My kids feel, well, at home.  There's so much less stress than trying to corral them in the middle of a field or mountain or other pretty place.  I love these pictures that capture us in various stages within our own walls.  There are few things more beautiful to me than these happy moments at home captured forever.

These happy moments fill my days.  They make all of the growing pains and the life lessons and the hard things balance out.  I can't reflect on these moments and not appreciate that the scales are tipped in my favor, that the good always outweighs the bad, that I have more than I could ever ask for.

Thank you, Jessica, for sharing your talent with our family.  The link above is to the preview- I can't wait to share more!  

1 comment:

Kathryn said...

Your family is beautiful and the love you share is reflected in your faces and the pictures! Your home is a lovely setting to capture these times - I wish my home was as photogenic.