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Oh brother of mine, I love you with glee…

Your kisses & cuddles, I know you love me…

But sometimes your snuggles are rougher you see…

Your pinching & pulling so vigorously…

The way that you love me oh brother of mine…

Sometimes it’s tough, sometimes it’s fine…

But you are my twin, half of my being…

I can’t imagine life, without even seeing…

You by my side, to hold to my hand…

To support me & love me as long as we stand…

My brother I love you, the good & the bad…

As long as we’re together, I’ll never be sad.

Oh my lordy, today these gorgeous boy’s were back in the studio and it was all kinds of adorable! I can’t believe they were last in the studio 8mths ago! Time really does fly. There were some smiles, some serious side eye and loads of brotherly love, good and bad! Milestone sessions are always a hoot…lots of silly faces, dancing and hopping around mad from the grown ups! Sometimes it helps and we get loads of adorable faces…sometimes it’s just all serious and furrowed brows. Today…we had a bit of part A and a bit of part B!!! But lots of sweet pictures were captured and it was so lovely to see them again!

World…Edward & Arthur are 8mths!

Newborn twin boys wrapped in baby blue blanket in wooden bowl on white wooden floor with blue blanket and same set up with 8 month old boysMy favourite part about milestone sessions is seeing just how much these sweet guys have grown!

Newborn twin boys sleeping in wooden crate wrapped in tan wraps with tan blanket and tan knitting layer on white wooden floor and same set up as 8 month old baby boysIt was a tight squeeze and there may have been some pinching and poking…and tears!

Newborn twin boys sleeping in cane rectangle basket with mint blanket and wrap on white wooden floor and same set up as 8 month old boysThis gorgeous colour was one of mumma’s favourite set ups last time too! I think the boys agreed?

Newborn twin boys sleeping on blue blanket with blue wrap and same set up as 8 month old boysNawwww snuggled up together teeny tiny and now look how big they are!

Newborn twin boys sleeping in round basket with olive blanket and wrap and bonnet on olive backdrop and same set up as 8 month old baby boysAnd this colour was my favourite from their session…only made better by two cheeky characters and those cheeky bare tooshies!

Newborn twin boys sleeping in cane basket with cream grey and tan blankets and wraps on white wooden floor wearing knit rompers and bear bonnets and same set up as 8 month old boysThese boys were so divine today…such a fun age and so good to see them again! I love watching all your bubba’s grow in their first year. Have you booked your milestone session yet?

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Our new baby boy is a gift beyond measure…

A wonder to hold and a lifetime to treasure…

With ten perfect fingers and ten tiny toes…

Two bright eyes and a cute little nose…

This soft little one is a bundle of love…

A beautiful boy…sent from above…

His life is a miracle…filled with pure joy…

What a blessing to welcome our own little boy.

 

Oh my goodness, today’s little guy was absolutely divine…the sweetest little personality and full of the most gorgeous smiles (none for the camera of course!!!) When his mumma got in touch she was so worried she had missed out on getting photo’s of her little man. You see when he was born and in that ‘newborn’ stage…well life got in the way and they were super busy just lovin on their bubba. But…before you know it, four months had passed and they were regretting not making the time! Luckily we managed to make some magic happen today and captured some gorgeous shots of this perfect stage too. He arrived asleep and we madly tried to snuggle him up to get some sleepy shots but turns out laying in a strange room in a basket with your arms tucked up isn’t as appealing as one would think! But awake was just as special and it was so lovely to see him in all his cuteness! I am so glad these guys didn’t miss out all together. I absolutely got lost in this sweet boys ginormous big eye’s, long lashes and pouty lips…boy’s always get all the stunning features, right? Anyway…stop going on and just share the pic’s hey?

World…Meet Jake.x.

Baby boy sleeping in cane basket wearing blue romper with blue blanket and pillow on white wooden floorBaby boy sleeping in cane basket wearing blue romper with blue blanket and pillow on white wooden floorNow I did say they were the most amazing eye’s…I’m right hey? Mumma asked for a gallery of grey blues to go with these stunning eye’s and I had such fun picking out these gorgeous set ups.baby boy sleeping on grey blanket wearing grey romper and grey bonnetJake had the best smiles ever…and lots for me…but as soon as that scary black camera came up he tucked them away! Luckily I managed to capture a few sneaky one’s!Baby boy sleeping on blue fur with blue wrapBaby boy in blue romper on blue blanket wearing knit bear bonnetHe wasn’t too sure about my bonnets but this had to be done…cute alert!!Baby boy in cane basket wearing grey romper with grey blanket and curly felt on white wooden floor holding knit bear with bonnetBaby boy in cane basket wearing grey romper with grey blanket and curly felt on white wooden floor Baby boy in blue romper in wooden trencher with jute layer and blue blanket on wooden floorHe was contemplating sleep here…not sure why he didn’t want to sleep in my wooden bowl?baby boy on grey blanket wearing grey romper Baby boy laying on grey fur nakedAnd of course we had to end the session with some cute little baby bootie…and I’m excited to say, there were no ‘accidents’ either!

Oh baby Jake you are so divine and welcome in the studio any time.

Four months is such a sweet age to capture, please don’t sit at home all sad thinking you’ve missed your chance at pictures cause there is all kinds of gorgeous at all the stages. Did you miss out on ‘newborn’ photo’s? Get in touch today, I’d love to hear from you.x.

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Precious as a snow flake

Yet stronger than a dream

Our tiny little baby

Fought harder than we’d seen

Overcome such battles

Growing strong each day

Our darling little dove

Loved in every way

You brought us all together

Winding through our heart

Sweetest little Grace

We’ve loved you from the start.

 

I never could have hoped and dreamed that today’s session would happen. This sweet girl is such a divine miracle and I have been patiently waiting for her safe arrival for such a long time now. She brought two gorgeous families together and filled the heart of my dear friend so the fact the she has finally arrived after so many hurdles is the greatest blessing. After being born too soon and spending time in the NICU, doing lots of growing and getting strong, she was finally well enough to go home! Which meant we had to get busy planning a very special session. Lots of dreamy creams and dusty pinks perfect for such a gorgeous little love. It was also extra special to be able to give this little Miss some extra lovin in the NICU and then in the studio considering her mumma was also my amazing obstetrician who literally saved mine and my little guys lives! So without further ado….

World….Meet Grace.x.

Newborn baby girl sleeping on pink blanket with pink knit layer and bow tiebackNewborn baby girl sleeping in cane basket with cream knit layer and cream wrap and cream felt hearts and tieback on white wooden floor with cream knit bonnetNewborn baby girl sleeping in cane basket with cream knit layer and cream wrap and cream felt hearts and tieback on white wooden floorNewborn baby girl sleeping in cane basket with cream knit layer and cream wrap and cream felt hearts and tieback on white wooden floorAll peaches and cream….does it get any sweeter? I just adore these soft pinks and creams on little girls.

Newborn baby girl sleeping in cream basket with cream felt and pink lace doily wrapped in pink wrap with pink bowShe just had to have this sneaky little leg out and it was oh so sweet!

Newborn baby girl sleeping in round wooden bowl with cream blanket and wrap and lace layer with jute layer and dried flowers and baby wearing gumnit tiebackNewborn baby girl sleeping in round wooden bowl with cream blanket and wrap and lace layer with jute layer and dried flowers and baby wearing gumnit tiebackNewborn baby girl wrapped in pink wrap in cane basket with pink farmers basket and cream blanket and bunch of pink roses on white wooden floorI shared a little live of this set up…did you see it?

Newborn baby girl sleeping on cream blanket with cream wrap and tiebackNewborn baby girl sleeping in cream iron bed with pink wraps and blanket and flowers and tieback on cream furThose perfect pouty lips and rosy cheeks…she really is as sweet as they come.

Newborn baby girl sleeping in farmers basket with tan knit layer and felt on wooden floor with lace bow tiebackOh Grace…we waited for you and hoped with all hope that this day would come. I feel so blessed that I have been here to watch you grow from strength to strength and today was the absolute celebration of that courageous journey. Thank you for being so lovely and for all of the snuggles along the way!

Megan and Tim thank you for sharing your little love with me, she is everything and more. Thank you for looking after me with such strength and love, I hope you have felt it in return.x.

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Eeeeeep! I’ve been busting for today’s session to happen and it was all that and more! A few months ago my colleagues at Paedicare Paediatricians held an amazing event for families and new parents to attend. The ‘Your New Baby – What To Expect In Your First Year’ event was an overwhelming success in helping expecting parents navigate the often tricky first year with their new babes.

I was super excited to participate and jumped at the chance to donate a session for one special family. So many expectant mumma’s and papa’s attended the event but only one could be the lucky recipients and today that sweet family brought their gorgeous new addition to the studio and we captured some amazing memories of their little love. I always adore meeting new families and today’s were no exception. Andrea and Jonathon I am so glad it was you who won!

Bright coloured word Paedicare Paediatritions

 

 

Rows of seats with green gift bags on each seat in a room

Now today’s gorgeous little girl was so very sweet and slept up a storm…apart from a few minor body fluid incidents…we had such a lovely session and it was a pure joy to meet her. Pouty lips and an intense furrowed brow, she was all kinds of lovely!

Small table with glass vase of pink flowers and black board with the words welcome baby elsa and green sign on the wall that says Dream Big

World…Meet Elsa.x.

Newborn baby girl sleeping on cream blanket with tan knit wrap and lace bow tiebackNewborn baby girl sleeping on cream blanket with tan knit wrap and lace bow tiebackMumma and Papa chose the most delicious colour palette of neutrals and blush pink and with Elsa’s creamy complexion it worked perfectly. How stunning will these images be hanging throughout the family’s home?

Newborn baby girl sleeping in round wooden bowl with cream felt and brown lace wrap wrapped in tan knit wrap with lace bow tieback on wooden floorNewborn baby girl sleeping in round wooden bowl with cream felt and brown lace wrap wrapped in tan knit wrap with lace bow tieback on wooden floorShe had the longest most dainty fingers and legs for days…mixed in with a few good healthy bebe rolls which in my opinion are the best kind of rolls!

Newborn baby girl sleeping in farmers basket with pink felt and pink wrap on wooden floorIt’s hard to think this little bundle was safely snuggled in Mumma’s belly a mere three weeks ago…

Newborn baby girl wrapped in cream blanket with cream knit layer in bucket sitting in wooden drawer with flowers on white wooden floorLook at this snug little bug….

Newborn baby girl sleeping on cream blanket with pink lace doily and pink knit beanieNewborn baby girl sleeping on cream blanket with pink lace doily and pink bow tiebackCould she be any sweeter?

Newborn baby girl sleeping in cane basket with cream doily layer and blanket and wrap and tieback on white wooden floorNewborn baby girl sleeping in cane basket with cream doily layer and blanket and wrap and bonnet on white wooden floorBeing a teeny bit older Elsa loved to be snuggled up feeling nice and safe and secure…like a little baby burrito!

Andrea and Jonathon it was so lovely to meet you today. Thank you for bringing your gorgeous girl to the studio and for letting me capture special memories for your family. Clearly the Paedicare event was a huge success, not only did we get to make today’s magic happen but it was a true joy watching you as new parents to your darling little love. Elsa is one lucky little girl.x.

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So many good things come in three’s…

Like musketeer’s and ABC’s…

But triplets are the best of all…

From little ones to those quite tall…

And from the time such life begins…

It’s extra laughter, triple grins…

With joy’s and mischief’s multiplied…

And two defenders by each side…

So much alike, forever linked…

And yet they’re also quite distinct…

They share a birthday and a name…

But moods and tempers aren’t the same…

From day’s of youth till life is done…

It’s one for all and all for one…

 

You guys…you guys…I had the sweetest little girls in the studio today. Can you even believe the triplets are 9 months old already??? Nothing fly’s in time like watching a child grow and these three have come such a long way. It was such a treat to see the girls today, they were absolutely lovely and a joy to snuggle. I adore milestone sessions, getting to see those teeny tiny newborns back in the studio all big and grown. Those little personalities you start to see creeping out are now flourishing and lovely! The girls had so much character today and I just loved spending time with them. Thanks to my helpers (otherwise known as baby snugglers) Amy & Tarleigh….I’m not sure how Mumma does it with three on her own cause we were suuuuper busy today!

World….Mia, Chloe and Harley are 9 months!

Newborn triplet girls wrapped in blue blankets in a blue floral nest on white wooden floor wearing blue flower tiebacks and same set up with 9 month old girlsWho caught the live sneak peak of this set up? I remember thinking during their newborn session how lovely they looked in blue but oh lordy, now with this gorgeous lush red hair it was absolutely perfect!

Newborn triplet girls sleeping in round wooden bowl with cream blanket and wraps with hessian layer and shells on brown backdrop and same set up with 9 month old girlsThe girls were all smiles today…

Newborn triplet baby girls wearing pink rompers and tiebacks in a white cane basket with white blanket inside and pink blanket underneath on white wooden floor and same set up as 9 month girlsCrazy to imagine that not that long ago these little loves were small enough to snuggle into this basket and now look how big they are!

Newborn triplet girls dressed in teal rompers laying in round teal bowl with cream blanket and teal curly felt layer on white wooden floor and same set up as 9 month girlsEeeeep could they get any more divine?

Newborn triplet girls wrapped in cream wraps on cream fur with cream tiebacks and same set up as 9 month girlsNewborn triplet girls sleeping on blue blanket with blue tiebacks and blue wrap9 month old baby girl laying on blue blanket with blue bow tiebackSweet Mia….

9 month old baby girl laying on blue blanket with blue bow tiebackDivine Chloe…

9 month old baby girl laying on blue blanket with blue bow tiebackAnd darling Harley…

Girls what a treat to see you all today! Thank you for being as lovely as you are and for the joy of watching you grow these past few month’s!

Mumma and Papa you are doing an amazing job, my assistant’s and I were exhausted, we don’t know how you do it!

(And don’t forget to check out their sweet newborn session from a mere 9 months ago here!)

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